Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1898-01-26


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GOSSIP OF THE TUKF TURK TUKFA TURK A considerable array of scaly people have bpeu beau banished from the turf in recent years in alifornia California The addition made to this list by Judge Murphy and his associates recently in connection with the running of I Dont Don't Know appears to have been well merited Comment ¬ ing King on the case the San Francisco Chronicle says saysThe sashes The chances of Morse getting back on the turf are now very slim In fact Judge Murphy will recommend that his application for a jock ¬ eys eyes license be denied It now appears that the true inwardness of the I Dont Don't Know case has leaked out and in consequence Sec Nichols has been warned off the turf Nichols used to ride Lottie Loftier Mills at the old Bay District track and has also ridden on all the leading courses of America It will also be remembered that Nichols rode the winner of the Gautemala Guatemala Derby when a big coup was effected in 1896 At all events although Nichols has not done any riding for some time lie has taken a very active interest in turf affairs and had an angel on his staff According to information Plained Pained by the judges Nichols and Morse had control of I Dont Don't Know and had the angel down for a good round sum the day Scotch Rose beat the barrier and I Dont Don't Know landed up in second place I Dont Don't Know was entered again on January 17th in a five furlong dash The angel who by the way had agreed to protect I Dont Don't Know for 1000 in the event of his being run up in a selling race made a protest against playing I Dont Don't Know on Monday as the odds would bo something like 4 to 5 and he was already something like 1000 loser and could not get out very well at those odds except by betting something like 1500 At any rate I Dont Don't Know was not scratched and to add to the dilemma tlie lie angel with the money did not come If I Dont Don't Know should win there was a possibility that some one would take the horse away as no one connected with the man ¬ agement argument had any money and this explains wily Morse took IJDont Dijon Know so wide turning into the stretch thus losing his chance of wipning wining The owners of 1 Dont Don't Know were not impli implied ¬ cated canted catedNow chatted Now that the officials have made a start it would not hurt the turf by doing a little digging into the methods of another combination whose operations have excited some comment Tom Griffin has shipped Strathmeath Treatment to his owner Green B Morris at New Orleans Morris left the old American Derby winner in Cali Ali ¬ fornia Formica last spring expecting to return this win ¬ ter tear but concluding to try the easier game at New Orleans sent for his veteran Old Strath Strait will probably prove a good breadwinner over the Crescent City track especially in mud for slightly decayed as ho is ho yet lays over the indifferent material in the older division performing there thereA thereat A new racing firm this season Will be McClel Cycle ¬ land Smith The members of this firm are IrSi IRS Sallio Sallie McClelland Macmillan widow of the noted feron fern McClelland Macmillan and her brother John D Riith Writhe Their best possession is the good horse Maceo Maceio entered in the Suburban and His High ¬ ness the handsome Rayon dOr doer Sallio Sallie McClel Cycle ¬ land colt entered in the large western events including the Kentucky Tennessee and Latonia Antonia Derbys Derby of 1899

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