Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1898-01-11


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NOTES OP THE TURF 1 1To To four Oakley Ankle stakes announced to close Feb ¬ ruary unary 1 the Diamond Sapphire Emerald and Moerlein Merlin to be decided at the spring meeting and three to be decided at the autumn meeting the Pearl Garnet and Gem Stakes entrance is free Owners can make any number of entries without charge but to those not declared from the stakes for the spring meeting by April 1 and from the stakes for the autumn meeting by July 1 a liability of 10 each accrues with an additional starting fee The advantages of the new plan are not apparent but if it turns out well Secretary Letcher Fletcher will be entitled to due credit creditReport creditor Report has it that James R Keene has bought Ben Brush for 25000 and will send him to Eng ¬ land to race The report comes from Florida not the most usual or most reliable source of turf news and may be viewed with suspicion until confirmed by competent authority Good and honest race horse as ho is Ben Brush could hardly be expected to achieve eminence over his own age in England Few horses 3yearold and over taken there have performed well after the voyasre voyage across the Atlantic Parole being the brilliant and almost solitary exception exceptionTod exception Tod Todd Sloan is t i sail for New York next Satur Saturn ¬ day and in due time will no doubt be found ful foul ¬ filling the terms of his contract with Messrs Messes Fleischmann Freshman He took in Monte Carlo just before returning to London but modestly re ¬ frained rained from breaking the bank contenting himself with a mere trifle of 32000 francs for traveling expenses expensesMr expenses Mr Croker Crocker has entered Dobbins for a number of the more important English stakes for 3year olds and upward The big horse has been doing stud duty for some time but is in the best of health and lusty condition and may bo the means of recouping some of the losses of the Tammany boss on the English race tracks tracksT tracks T D Carter has claimed names for his2year oids voids as follows Goldfish for ch f by Wawekus Waxworks Cretonia Creston Turn Coat for b f by Bradford Stella V Bono Setter for b f by Wawekus Waxworks Bonheur Boner Ice Cream for b f by Inspector B Carrie A and Babe Robertson for b f by Brad ¬ ford Jennie Ten Broeck Brock BroeckOf Brock Of the new rule as applied in California rac race ¬ ing King the Breeder and Sportsman says The Eddie Jones disqualification Saturday was the first under the new rule giving the judges power to put a horse back second or third as they see fit according to the amount and kind of bump ¬ ing King indulged in inT dint T E Barrett Barrette of Chicago has claimed the name Little Rosey Rosy for the br f by Dandie Dandier Din mont Ergot and Josephine B for the b f by Falsetto Patroness both being expected to try for their share of the good things apportioned the 2yearolds of this year yearPurses earthrises Purses at the Aqueduct spring meeting are to be nearly doubled as compared with those of last year It is announced that the daily pro ¬ gram will probably be two purses of 603 each two of 500 and two of 400 400G G R R Cottage Grove ATO NATO J A Gr ay car ¬ ried reid 114 pounds in the opening race at New Orleans Jan 6 No 3553 DAILY RACING FOKMS FOLKS chart weight 104 pounds was an error errorUp error Up to Saturday Secretary Crickmore Crick had received over 650 entries to the Futurity and over 400 to the Matron Stakes with many strong stables still to hear from fromJames romances James E Coonan Conan Joliet 111 No such horse has run over any track of record within the last five years

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