Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1898-08-05


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NOTES OF THE TURF By Holly the Vallejo Valero California turfman Truman is dead Few men wore more widely known in both trotting and running circles Years ago ho was foremost among drivers and trainers of trotters and pacers and many are the stories ex taut of his shrewdness and skill During the last eight or ten years ho confined himself to the runners exclusively owning and racing many that were of good quality notably El Rayo Rayon and Revolver With the latter By stood to bring off a 30000 coup at Washington Park some years back and would undoubtedly have succeeded had not tho thou horse unluckily fallen as he was rushing through the field in the home stretch That tumble of Revolvers was one of the standing griefs grief of Hollys Holly life since At Val ¬ lejo leo he had a fine ranch where he was one of the most hospitable and entertaining hosts imaginable being naturally a very sagacious man with a great fund of reminiscences that came readily to his tongues end A New York dispatch says It is now set ¬ tled tiled beyond doubt that Hamburg and Ornament will not meet in a special race at Brighton or for that matter at any other track Marcus Daly Dally has gone back to Montana but before leaving he gave instructions to his agent W L Powers that Hamburg was not to be entered in any match races If the Ornament people want to have a try against Hamburg after dodging tho thou issue in the Brighton Cup they will have an opportunity to meet him in the stakes in which both are engaged engagedRichard engaged Richard Crokers Croakers expensive purchase Little Saint landed safely in Now York Tuesday along with two yearlings by Dobbins Little Saint will be sent to Saratoga and if his voyage and change of climate appear to have done him no harm will probably be entered and raced in some of the eastern fall stakes stakesWm stakes Wm W Jones Chicago It was 1 to 2 against Prince McClurg McClure to show

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