Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1898-04-07


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF Mr Assur Assure in the Cincinnati Commercial Tri ¬ bune bun writes Horses and good ones too will be plentiful at Newport Fully thirty are quartered there now while every one of the 560 stalls has been applied for Pat Morrissey W C T Lobengula Globing Nannie Nannies Ls Sister David and Charina Carina are a few that arrived a couple of days ago T D Carter of Chicago has some of the raciest twoyearolds toeholds ever seen on the local tracks Among them are full brothers to Dr Sharp and The Ace W M Rogers of Elkton Elton Md has Indra Indrawn Our Gertie Erie and ten others Jerome Bonaparte Respass Trespass besides his Oaks filly Flora Louise has Elusive and eight strap ¬ ping twoyearolds toeholds Flora Louise is recover ¬ ing King nicely from her sickness and will be a hard one to beat this year among the threeyearold misses Frank Jones of Lexington has two finelooking interlocking twoyearold toehold colts by Farandole Farad the sire of Mazarin Mandarin John Hannigan Hannifin has four ¬ teen horses and several of them are ready to race Alex Shields has that remarkable horse Logan the winner of 103 races almost ready to go to the post Despite his long and hard career Logan today looks as fine as silk He will most likely go to the post Saturday The Breeder and Sportsmanof Sportsman San Francisco says Burns fc Waterhouse Warehouse have such a poor lot of runners that they may not send a string to the far east as usual this season but race around the California tracks Recreation and Napamax Napalm are the only good ones in the big bunch They have sixtyeight sixty in training the largest string of gallopers in the United States and recently sold off seventeen head Just think of having eightyfive eighty race horses belong ¬ ing King to one firm They have fiftysix fifty men and boys on the paytoll payroll which runs away over 7000 per month To break even on a season then these horses must win over 90000 in twelve months for railroad fares will make ex penses penises run up to this figure figureThe figurehead The especially unreliable Enquirer of Cincin Cinching ¬ nati Nat says Owner C J Kelly is quartered at the Munro Munoz Mr Kelly arrived yesterday morn ¬ ing King direct from New Orleans The purport of his business was to settle a private affair His horses were shipped directly from the Crescent City to Chicago where the string will be raced till midsummer when they will be taken east Mr Kelly speaks highly of two colts in his barn The youngsters are by his old campaign ¬ er Kingstock Kingston a full brother to that illustrious racehorse Kingston The dams of the young ¬ sters steers are Enrica Erica and Fatou Facto both well bred The fillies Duplicate Terrene May Be So and Factory Firl Fir in the Clay Woodford Woodward stable have been unsexed Commenting upon the fact the Turf Field and Farm sensibly says The unsexing offillies off-line for racing is a rather unusual practice but the idea is a good one for several reasons The chances are that being relieved of their sexual troubles in the spring they will train better and keep in better condi condo ¬ tion ion and be more reliable in races Again the use of the knife will relievo relieve the breeding ranks of many weeds The careers of the unsexed fillies will be watched with much interest and if the operation should prove successful it ought to become popular for there can be no doubt but that the judicious and more frequent use of the knife on both colts and fillies will eventually befaefit benefit the breeding interests as wellas wells improve the breed of horses It is important to invent a name for unsexed fillies in order that they may be identified and kept track of as such and whenever the operation is performed the animals should be marked in some way to pro vent their being disposed of as entire mares by unscrupulous traders irito iritic whose hands they may chance to fall fallThe althea The Washington Jockey Club has adopted the following set of let us call them regulations for its coming meeting Entries to all races must be made by 12 oclock o'clock every day unless otherwise ordered Under the rules of the Jockey Club no horse can start in any race at a less weight than eightyfour eighty pounds and under the rules of the National Steeplechase and Hunt Association no horse can start in a hurdle race or steeplechase at a less weight than 130 pounds Entrance money for all races and jockeys fees must be paid at the scales before weighing out for any race In all races flat hurdle or steeplechase there must be five or more entries or the race may be declared off at the option of the com ¬ mittee mite The committee reserves the right to start any or all races with or without a machine or other starting device

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