Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1898-04-24


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF Racing was tit its best in the west when Washington Park was open to the public The directing spirits of this track are the leading men of Chicago and the community at large have the utmost confidence in their judgment and integrity It was an evil day for the breed ¬ ing King and turf interests of the country when Washington Park Club was forced to abandon its meetings Now that the club has decided to race again probably the old time enthusiasm of Chicago for high class turf sport will be roused Success to the coming summer meet ¬ ing King Turf Field and Farm The San Francisco Breeder and Sportsman of Tuesday says The Supervisors of San Fran ¬ cisco at their meeting yesterday voted unani Hunan ¬ mously mousy not to restrict racing in this city an action altogether unexpected by even the most sanguine friends of the sport of kings in this city The Examiner had the following to say about the matter Racing will continue as usual at thejngleside track because the Board of Supervisors by unanimous vote yesterday yesterdayi yesterday i postponed indefinitely the consideration of the subject of limiting racing days When Dr Clintons Clinton resolution to limit the time to sixty consecutive days was announced the author of the resolution spoke in its defense but even those who deprecated gambling at the track admitted that if the time were curtailed at the Ingleside Ingles track it would be extended at the Oakland track On the adoption of the resolu resolute ¬ tion ion the vote stood 10 to 2 only Supervisor Rivers voting with Dr Clinton Supervisor Smith subsequently put a quietus on the whole subject by moving its indefinite postponement This motion was seconded by Dr Clinton who explained From this moment I cease to be a reformer Then the unanimous vote was cast In addition to his horses now in action in California L H Ezell Bezel has the following in training at Louisville C O Kelsey having them in charge Morte Mote Fonse Fosse ch h 6 by Fonso Fonts Flyer FlyerMarco Flyer Marco Polo b c 2 by Jim Gore Helene HeleneLong Helene Long Dandy br c 2 by Dandie Dandier Dinmont Dumont Longing Espirage Sprague b f 2 by Inspector B Sunmaid Unmade filly fillyMoney Fillmore Money Back b f 2 by Leonatus Lents Adele AdelePrincess Adulterine Princess Murphy b f 2 by Bramble Princess Glenn Yesterdays Cincinnati Enquirer contains the following item which has a measure of applica applicant ¬ tion ion to the Lakeside meeting meetingThe meeting The horsemen racing at Newport yesterday got up a petition asking the Queen City Jockey Club to continue the meeting now in progress which is scheduled to close May 3 ten days They represent that as it will be absolutely im ¬ possible for the horsemen to secure stable room either at Chicago or Louisville such an exten extend sion scion would be a real benefit to those who have horses at Newport ready to race The Newport people will not however comply with their request unless they have it officially that the New Louisville Jockey Club has no objection to Newports Newport running during the first 10 days of the meeting at Churchill Downs Under existing conditions the clash would not in anywise hurt the Louisville Club but the Newport people will not assume that an extension of thqir third meet ¬ ing King would therefore not be objected to If the Louisville club signifies a willingness to have the Campbell county meeting continue be ¬ yond May 3 and Mr Austin will extend his con ¬ tract for the betting privileges the Newport meeting will be extended Otherwise it will come to a close on the advertised date May 3

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