Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1898-11-16


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF A notable arrival on Monday was the famous stallion St Gatien Gating recently purchased by Mr J B Haggin Haggling for 7500 He arrived by the steamship Menominee of the Atlantic Trans ¬ port Line after a twelve days sea voyage from England Looking over the sire of Meddler in Mr J B Haggins Haggis private stable in West Forty fourth street on Wednesday afternoon St Gatien Gating looked every inch the great racehorse and sire sireA sire A rich dark mahogany hay almost a brown standing very nearly sixteen hands with both hind feet and the near forefoot white and a stripe the stallion is a very handsome in ¬ dividual dividable as might be expected from his illustrious lineage His powerful back quar quark ¬ ters tears and middle piece mark the weightcarrier weight all over as he proved himself to bo when on the English turf while a splendid set of legs powerful shoulders and a most intelligent look ¬ ing King head show the blood horse of the very high eat type typeSt typeset St Gatien Gating although ho had been on his feet for nearly two weeks was full of life and vim on Wednesday and did not show his age as he was led out of his box for inspection And the veterinary who accompanied the stallion over said that he was a better sailor than himself As he just missed coming over on the illfated ciliated Mohegau Moshe his present antipathy to ocean travel is pardonable pardonableFoaled pardonable Foaled in 1881 St Gation Gaston by Eptherhill Epithelial or The Rover pedigree of the latter is generally the one taken out of St Editha Edith by Eingley Ingle Vale etc carried Mr John Hammonds Hammond colors when on the turf in many a great race was up to high weights and could both sprint and stay Without enumerating his performances he ran a dead heat with Harvester in the Derby of 1881 and that year as a threeyearold never lost a race In 1883 as a twoyear twofer old he won all his races and in 1885 at four years old only lost one In 1886 he was beaten but twice in his fiveyearold career and was then retired to the stud with only three defeats in fonr for years rac race ¬ ing King His purchase by the Austrian Government for 70000 followed and now Mr William Elli son of London secures him for Mr Haggin Haggling for a little over a tenth of that sum sumJohn summon John Mackey Mickey will ship St Gatien Gating to Rancho del Paso on Saturday or Sunday of this week by the New York Central Michigan Central Burlington and Union Central Pacific railways to Sacramento this being the route the year ¬ lings came by and they were exceedingly well cared for St Gatien Gating looks full of health and has virility enough to last him ten or twelve years longer and if he begets but one more as good as Meddler his purchase will not have been in vain The Spirit of the Times This will probably be the Wheel of Fortunes last season on the turf Joe Harvey her owner has made up his mind to breed and retire her to his ranch I will not race her any longer than this soason season and maybe not all of this said Harvey I want to breed her to some good stallion and turn her out I have been thinking about mating her to Ormonde Hormone She ought to make a fine brood mare She is well bred and is as sound as the day she was born Seldom you see a horse raced as much as she has come out without a blemish They invariably have some little fault But she is an exception San Francisco Breeder and Sportsman A letter from San Francisco says Vir Vr ¬ ginia gina Carroll began booking the first day and has been going along very quietly ever since The boys cant believe its the same James The climate the climate boys thats hats it he replied in answer to questions about his meek ¬ ness The nearest thing to a rebuff that has been heard from him to a customer was My good man if you take that bet some place else Ill buy you a small bottle The tenderfoot wanted 250 each way on a 9 to 5 chance He was a poolroom fiend A telegram received from Dr Hagyard Hayward who has been for several years veterinary surgeon in charge of Marcus Dalys Days big Montana stud announces his safe return from his trip to Eng ¬ land Dr Hagyard Hayward wont over in charge of a detachment of Mr Dalys Days broodmares which will be bred to English stallions next spring The mares taken over were Lady Reel dam of Hamburg Elizabeth L La Belle Semper Simper Fidole Fiddle Semper Simper Cara Carla Lizzie Tizzies D and Afflatus The great Irish horse Winkfields Infields Pride five years old by Winkfiold Infield Alimony has been sold to M Edmond Edmonds Blanc an eminent French breeder He won both the Cambridgeshire Cambridge and Old Cam ¬ bridgeshire bridges Handicaps whent went hree three years old As a fouryearold foretold he won the Lincolnshire Handicap was beaten by Persimmon for the Ascot Cup won the Doucaster Outcaste Cup and the Prix du Conseil Counsel at Paris This year his suc such ¬ cess has not been phenomenal The outlaws will have their innings at Wheel ¬ ing King W Va this winter and a meeting is scheduled to open there November 22 and run until next spring There will be five races a day and the purses will be 50 and if the business warrants it they will be increased A foreign book will be a feature of the meet ¬ ing King Edward B Waugh will manage the track and John M Waugh will act as secretary Cin Cain ¬ cinnati innate CommercialTribune Commercial Caius Carious the gray son of Cavalier will shine among the jumping brigade next season Ho is baing baaing schooled over the hurdles in the infield at Latonia Antonia and takos tkos to the jumping game as though that had always been his long suit With the speed which he has on the flat the gray horse if he acquires ability to jump in clean fashion should prove an exceptionally good horse over the sticks next year I

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