Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1898-04-17


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NOTES OF THE TUKF TURK Swift justice overtook the turf crime of doping a horse at the Oakland track Friday A dispatch from San Francisco about the affair says The sensation at Oakland today was the ruling off of Gold Bug and his owner J Krause after winning the first race The horse was found upon examination to be doped and the judge promptly took action Neither did Krause get the purse as the animal was in ¬ eligible under the conditions of the race Tom Smith the second horse got the purse purseW purse W A McGuigans Michigan fine colt Bannockburn Bannock is reported to be suffering from catarrhal fever This will debar him from meeting Lieber Libber Karl in the Memphis Derby unless the attack proves less series than it at first appeared to be As it is McGuigan Michigan is credited with having deter ¬ mined to rest his colt after recovery and point him especially for the Kentucky Derby DerbyP Derby P Tomlinsons Ominous useful colt Seaport while at exercise on the Memphis track Thursday bolted into the fence and was so badly Jiilrt Jilt that it is doubtful if he can be raced again againIf again If Charles Beots Bets decides to come east he will go direct to Brooklyn If not he may take In Montana Mr Boots needs a firstclass fistulas jockey worse than anything else elseRacing researching Racing will open at Kansas City April 23 Joseph J Burke will be presiding judge and the starting will be done by L S Hatch Unruly conduct at the post has led to the edict that Pescador Escudo and Mercutio Mercator can run no more at Oakland race track trackAs tracks As Fleur Flour do Lis Lisa shows slight signs of lame ¬ ness it is doubtful whether Stemler Steamer hrjngs horns her east this year Jockey H Martin is dangerously ill with pneumonia which developed suddenly last Sun ¬ day dayBarney Daycare Barney Schreibers Schreiber Daisy Woodruff has foaled a fine bay filly by the mighty Kingston No starting gate is used at Washington

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