Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1898-03-24


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF TURFThe Tufted The latest English mail brings intelligence of the death of Orlando Charles George Bridgman Abridgment third Earl of Bradford and one of the pillars of the British turf He was born in 1819 and had almost completed his eightieth year when he passed away on March 9 at Weston Park Shrop Shop hire Lord Bradford became identified with racing about 1853 but it was not until 1879 that his colors were prominent in im ¬ portant portent events In that year he had marked success with Chippendale who beat Palmbearer Pallbearer at Liverpool after the latter had run second to Sir Bovys Boys for the Derby Chippendale also won the Ascot Derby the Hardwicke Hardwire Stakes the Great Metropolitan and the Cesarewitch Cesar In 1879 Lord Bradford won 40000 mostly through Chippendale and almost duplicated that sum in 1880 with the additional assist ¬ ance Vance of Zealot Zucchero Ruche Retreat Grey Gray Hen and other noted performers of their day In 1882 the Bradford jacket was carried conspicuously by Quicklime who ran second to Shotover Hoover in the Derby and won the Epsom Grand Prize at the same meeting as well as the Prince of Wales Stakes at Ascot The Earls winnings in that year footed up 60000 half of which was credited to Quicklime During the subsequent decade the Brad ¬ ford stud was more noted for breeding than racing but there was a brilliant exception as recently as 1892 when his Lord ¬ ships Sir Hugo beat the noted charity mare La Fleche for the Derby The late Earl held high office at different times being successively ViceChamberlain Lord Chamberlain Master of the Horse and Lord Lieutenant for Shrop Shop ¬ shire He is succeeded by his eldest son Lord Newport New York Suni Sunni Eddie Jones the jockey ruled off the turf in connection with the latest turf scandal at San Francisco is well known to St Louis turfites tries having ridden here two years ago for Burns Waterhouse Warehouse Last season Dr Bernays Betrays brought the lad from California but turned him loose when he heard that Jones was under suspicion for several rides At the time the name of a certain prominent bookmaker hailing from Cal ¬ ifornia Ionia was connected with the matter Jones had signed to ride this season for George C Bennett the wellknown welkin Memphis turfman Truman who owns Iamocles Damocles Gath Garth Eitholin Withholding Jane and other winners Jones married Dr H E Rowells Rowels daughter several months ago under romantic cir ¬ cumstances cumbrances While riding for Dr Rowell Roswell Jones met his daughter and eventually asked her father for her hand in marriage Dr Rowell Roswell entered his breadwinner Satsuma and told Jones that if he won on the horse he could have his daughter Jones rode Satsuma to victory and was married to Miss Rowell Roswell shortly after ¬ ward St Louis Republic Owners at New Orleans whose horses had won 2500 and over up to last Monday were J W Schorr Scorer Son 9270 Bennington Kensington Gardner 6243 Benson Arthur Co 4927 E S Gard Guard ¬ ner near Son 3687 F Reagan Co 3349 J H Smith 3429 Mrs W W Lyles Lyle 3226 W Jor Jour ¬ dan Co 3030 W A Porter 2972 P Tomlin Tolling son Co 2905 Foster Bros Brows 2827 T A Ma gee 2695 WEFielding Enfilading 2689 Clint DeWitt Hewitt 2668 Thomas Hums 2564 2564Despite Despite his long absence from the track Tommy Burns still has a long lead of the boys riding at New Orleans Those who have ten or more winning mounts are Jockeys JockeysTBurns Jockeys TBurns Burns First Second Third A Barrett Barrette Dupee Dupe C Combs Aker Baker C Thompson Songer Sponger ThompsonSonger Thompson N Turner CClay Clay Southard Southward Scherrer Sherrie Caywqod Crawford L Smith Hirsch Gilmore Beauchamp Beach

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