Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1898-09-28


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF A lot of yearlings were sold during the recent Donoaster Donate meeting in England and good prices were obtained in a number of cases For the purpose of comparison with American prices we give some of the best figures realized A filly by St Simon Pannonia Ammonia brought 3000 filly by Bend Or Springtime 3600 colt by Saraband Mosque 3500 filly by Queens Birthday Queen of the Florin 300 filly by St Angelo Ber Beer engeria Nigeria 3000 colt by Wellington Lovelorn 7250 Model Queen filly by Lord Lome Lone The Empress 2500 colt by St Simon Marchioness 4000 colt by St Simon Mimi 8700 colt by MorionLa Morin Fleche 13500 filly by Orme Ore Wedlock 5750 fllly by Morion Orion Solesky Soles 4550 colt by Isinglass Sweet Lavender 3300 Simonolla Simon filly by St Simnn Sinn Pamela ti750 filly by St Serf Orsova Cordova 3550 colt by Trenton Golden Agnes 5750 The foregoing are the best prices though 1ODO was obtained for a number both colts and fillies The prices of the fillies would seem to indicate that the prejudice against them in this country does not exist in England to any great extent Turf TurfField Stuffed Field and Farm The Victorian Racing Club of Victoria Aus Anus ¬ tralia Italia shows no favoritism whatever in the matter of strictly enforcing its rules of racing and a recent action of the club furnishes a speaking illustration of the fact The facts in the case are as follows Sir Rupert Clarkof Clark Ruperts Rupert wood one of the most prominent racing men in Victoria owned a pony Silver Bell who was purchased by the owners representative last April and two or three days after the purchase was run at the Fitzroy Fritz races which are not regis ¬ tered termed by the V R C Under the rules this offense called for a disqualification not only of the horse which ran but also of the horses the property of the owner The club rigidly enforced the rule and all of Sir Rupert Clarks horses are under the ban The committee is determined to deal stringently with all persons in any way connected with unregistered meetings By a rigid enforcement of the Rules of Racing alone can the turf ba kept pure and the club is to be commended for its firm stand The confidence of tho thou public and all racing men will thus be retained Spirit of the Times President Aull All of the St Louis Fair Associa Asocial ¬ tion ion has arranged a match for fair week be ¬ tween teen the fast little horse Forbush Forbes and the noted bicycle rider Johnson The latter will ba paced by two quad teams and he is confident of his ability to beat the thoroughbred Trainer Tom Nepper Nipper Forbushs Onrushes handler promises to have the game little son of Free Knight and Isabella in shape to run a mile in better than 1 43 Tom Eck Beck thinks Johnson will be able to ride a mile in the neighborhood of 1 42 provid provide ¬ ing King no stiff wind impedes his progress The pacing quads will be made up of the fastest riders on the western circuit

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