Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1898-03-17


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GOSSIP OP THE TURF TURFOne Tyrone One of the highest class of racing men sends the following letter from Louisville Ky to the editor of DAILY RACING FORM In discussing horses those in Derbys Derby come first Plaudit looks and works well and the report about him being off has no foundation I guess some pipe fiend started it The colt has not missed a gallop and was never in better shape to me Dr Black also appears to be go ¬ ing King the right way of the others here that have been written about Sound Money and Galli Gallia ¬ vant vaunt will both be lucky if they can win minor races At present nearly everybody has an idea they have a good twoyearold toehold As we know from the past that the majority are usually wrong it would be idle for me to try to pick out any of the best bestJohn Boston John Madden has some real nice looking ones The Hanover Cinderella colt should be the pick on looks and breeding Of the older horses the best ones are Ben Holladay Holland Salvable and Flying Dutchman The three have all wintered well and are getting plenty of slow work Ben Holladay Holland has been treated a little harshly in the Brooklyn and Suburban I think and I shall be very much surprised if he starts in either The weather here has been pretty good and the track is in fair shape I think there are about 300 head here The track charges stable rent 1 per month for each stall so of course the more horses the more revenue Between stable rent trainers and jockeys licenses and fines I guess the Turf Congress and Jockey Clubs here and in the east will be able to move along war or no war Tully Coulter is said to have a Jim Gore youngster that can step quite briskly

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