Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1898-05-05


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF Charley Hughes the wellknown welkin trainer will not have charge of the second division of Gene Leighs Sleighs stable as was announced in this column some time ago Yesterday Hughes notified Leigh that he intended training a stable of his own the nucleus of which will be Dom itor ito and Hanlon Hanson Hughes will add a number of good ones to his string and commence his cam ¬ paign pain at Louisville Leigh at once made ar ¬ rangements Orangemen with Tony McCafferty a brother of Charles McCafferty to take charge of the string he will race at St Louis Leigh will take the first division of his stable and depart for Roby Robby the same evening There has been no disagreement between Leigh and Hughes The latter thinks he has better prospects with iis is own stable hence the course he has taken Pfacinnati Fascinating CommercialTribune Commercial CommercialTribuneOf Commercial Of the destination of the horses that have been taking part in the racing at Newport the Enquirer says Most of the horses will go to Chicago St Louis and Louisville The stables that have gone or will go to Chicago are as fol fool ¬ lows Chris Brossman Grossman W M Bogers Boogers Clint De Witt Witty C H Williams Co D C Shafer C C McCafferty J R Hand C A Freuden Freud berg E T Graves Among the horses in that consignment are Imp Richard J Miss Gussie Gussied Meddler Balk Line What Next McCarren Macabre Pop Dixon Albert S Lobengula Globing W C T c Gene Leigh will divide his big stable in which Anderson M R Earned S K Hughes J B Respass Trespass W H May Son James Smith and others othersEdward bothered Edward Fee G H Brown and L Winder will go from here to Detroit to race on the Canadian circuit Ed Gorrigan Corrigan has leased the Monument Ranch a few miles out of Sacramento and will send to it those of his gallopers that he does not deem worthy of being sent east or which need a let ¬ up For some time past the big turfman Truman has had his horses turned out at Brentwood Greenwood Farm a model establishment near Antioch but of course he will save a lot of money every year by having his own place for be it known thathe thatched has not far from fifty gallopers in Cali Ali ¬ fornia Formica Mr Corrigan has a number of young Riley mares out here and as the Monument Farm is not far from Rancho del Paso wil wail have an opportunity to breed them to some of the celebrities that make their home upon the grant The veteran turfman Truman who heretofore has bred horses at a farm near Mid ¬ way Ky will be a good addition to our list of breeders and doubtless many good winners will come from the Monument Farm Breeder and Sportsman The New York Sun says that Dr Catlett Cattle is the most advanced of any of the horses training at the Island track Ben Brush is doing nice steady gallops probably with the view of the Suburban Handicap Lehman another handi hand ¬ cap horse covered a mile1 in 1 49 Among the threeyearolds at Gravesend Graves track Previous has shown the best form The twoyearolds toeholds at the track are doing well Philip J Dwyers Dyers colt Miller covered throe furlongs in 36 seconds M F Dwyers Dyers best ones have shown halves in 501 seconds Wednesday Tom Welch trotted out a handsome pair of youngsters that cov cove ¬ ered erred half a mile in 50 seconds flat The full list of Harlem racing officials is as follows Presiding Judge Col Cool M Lewis Clark Associate Judges John W Kelsey and Col Cool A W Hamilton Patrol Judge Hugh E Keough Keogh Paddock Judge James Laughman Vaughan Starter Richard Dwyer Assistant Starter A Mc Kaight Alight Secretary M Nathanson Nathan Assistant Secretary Thomas M Chivington Chivying Clerk of the Scales P P Pomoroy Comoro there are now 23 horses one division going to Chicago and the other to St Louis Others that will go to St Louis are J H Smith L W Benson Alex Shields TtD TD Carter W J Steele Co J R Bagley Bangle H Higgins and M Mack MackTo Mack To Louisville go the horses of T C McDow McDowell ¬ ell Clay Woodford Woodward John E Madden Charles The more or less astute and for reasons of his own conservative Broadchurch Broach of The Spirit of The Times comments on Presbyterian as follows The fact that they J W Schorr Scorer Son own a threeyearold named Presbyterian might suggest the supposition that the Schorrs Scorers are Protestants and Presbyterians They are not but are classed as pretty strict Catholics CatholicsCould Catholics Could it be possible that John W Schorr Scorer bought Presbyterian after he had been named and well named too as he is by Prestonpans Preston and Prestonpans Preston and the Covenanter Covenanted and Presbyterian connection is keenly historical by Mr Rogers who trained the Singerly Gingerly horses last year The obtuseness of comments about the turf by offhand critics is not healthy Here is an instance Presbyterian by the way is doing well and was more than ordinarily honest in both the Singerly Gingerly Rogers and Schorr Scorer stables last year From May 10 in 1897 he ran 34 races won 18 times was second 8 times once by dis dais ¬ qualification third 6 times and unplaced but twice His name suggests the sturdiness of action which marked the original Presbyterians PresbyteriansH Presbyterians H Forsland Foreland our San Francisco correspondent writes The reopening of Washington Park and the certainty of some hundred days racing at Chicago together with the poor prospects from adverse weather conditions in our country dis dais ¬ tricts tricots have combined to induce the California Jockey Club to abandon their proposed summer circuit with meetings at Sacramento Los An ¬ geles gees and other points This is a wise decision on their part for under existing circum circus ¬ stances the venture could not have been a profitable one It will also very materially as ¬ sist sits the success of the Montana season and re ¬ lieve leave the strain of continuous racing in this

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