Gossip of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1900-08-16


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I j I . | I GOSSIP OF THE TURF. It is again rumored that Prince Charles is to be sent to England, and there are many who would like to see the popular W. C. Whitney two-year-old crack make the trip. After winning the Hudson and Great American stakes, at tiavesend. this report was started and it is now stated that Mr. Whitney cabled to have the colt sent to England, and that he will be shipped. In regard to the Keenes crack filly Cap and Bells, also, said to be slated for England, it is a certainty that she will remain here for the Futurity. Cap and Bells has many valuable engagements in England next year OOMTIMDHD ON 8BOOND PAGB, GOSSIP OF THE TURF. Continued from First Page. and that is the reason she will be sent abroad. Rowe realizes that she is the best of his two-year-olds in the Futurity, and, while he has Tommy Atkins and Olympia, two colts of high class, he will rely on Cap and Bells to win.— Spirit of the Times. They are making preparations for a meeting down at Atlanta in the fall, and the chanceB are that a better class of horses will be stabled there at that time than raced at that track last year. The racing will be given under the auspices of the State Fair Association, and. as was the case last fall, the program will be made up of running, trotting and pacing events. The association made a big lump of money out of its meeting in 1899, and the probabilities are that it will be able to make quite as good a showing this year. A release on the services of jockey Slack has been sold to F. R. Hitchcock by Father Bill Daly. The consideration is said to have been ,250. and although the astute Daly is just now hu«giug himself on his good bargain he will probably come to think he has placed the price too low. Slacks improvement over last season is manifest, and if he is judiciously handled, his faults eliminated without the aid of a bale stick, and a clear prospect of advance opened before him, the chances are he will improve by leaps and bounds. W. P. Burch, the astute and kindly Hitchcock stable trainer, is the man to do it

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