Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1898-08-11


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GOSSIP OFTHE OFTEN TUKF TURK TUKFMondays Mondays Now York Sun says Following their prompt action in the Burlesque case on Saturday the Stewards of the Brighton Beach meeting have ordered the Patterson colt out of the first race today for which be was entered before his remarkable reversal of form They also ordered that Merlin and Collateral should be stricken out of the sixth race presum presume ¬ ably because tbef beef e horses are tmch etch bad actors at the post that it is almost impossible to effect an equable start The stewards may have had some other object in taking this action but they volunteered no explanation In any case their vigilance is to TJO JO commended as some incidents during the meeting led to a lot of dissatisfaction and grumbling among the rank and file patrons who were always ready lo jump at conclusions without troubling to in ¬ quire into the facts Now that the presiding officials are beginning to handle matters with ¬ out gloves the meeting should wind up har char ¬ moniously onerously moniouslyTheQueens TheQueens Heavens County Jockey Club officials arc preparing for a banner meeting at Aqueduct Five purses of 100 and one of 500 are hung up for the opening program next Monday and about the same standard holds good through ¬ out the week The conditions are drafted in the interests of owners whose animals might bo outclassed at Sheepshead Shepherd Bay and Graves end and all the smart selling platers platters in train ¬ ing King on Long Island will probably figure at the meeting Superintendent Robert Tucker has the track and inclosure enclosure in most presentable shape and Secretary Rehberger Rehabber reports that stabling accommodation for over 300 horses is already booked Entries for the first days races close at the track next Saturday after ¬ noon at 3 oclock o'clock Few racehorses can stand campaigning all year round said Dan Honig Hong after he had lost a good bet on Zamar Zamia II the other day All of my horses were in training at San Francisco last winter and I cant expect to do much with them in this part of the country I raced Zamar Zamia II and Ed Gartland Garland II at Oakland and Ingleside Ingles all winter Few of the steady winter campaigners have accomplished much on the summer tracks Take Barney Schreib Schreiber ers Dr Bernays Betrays and Dr Marks They were right smart 3yearolds at San Fran ¬ cisco but neither has won a race here yet Hugh Jones Mainstay was one of the frequent winners at Frisco but he was beaten by a lot of muts mutts tho thou other day Mainstay is a good sprinter however and there are few horses here that can beat him when he gets right Foggs Fogs 3yearold Go to Bed who was raced at Frisco last winter has improved on his winter form Horses that have been chas ¬ ing King him here all summer used to beat him handily on the coast St Louis Republic

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