Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1902-02-07


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NOTES OF THE TURF A special from San Francisco the other day stated that during seventyfive days racing at Oakland 207000 had been given in purses and stakes At New Orleans during fiftyseven days racing 134000 has been distributed This means about 2700 at Frisco and about 2300 at New Orleans per day which is not by any means a bad showing for the latter track Figuring on the same ratio if no purses were given at New Orleans less than 400 the amount of money given away there would be greater than that in Frisco FriscoThere There is a strong rumor in Lexington turf circles to the effect that Soup Perkins who was known as Byron McClellands celebrated light weight and who was at one time one of the greatest in America will once more don the pigskin and will ride the jumpers now being handled by Counselor Bill Brien at Lexington Ivy IvyGeorge George C Bennett the Memphis owner has trans ¬ ferred his option on Jockey Dade now riding at New Orleans to the father of the boy Bennett is now looking for another jockey to do the light weight riding of his stable the coming season seasonThe The Board of Stewards of the California Jockey Club on February 5 ruled off Harry Lewis the meteoric plunger who welched after making a big cleanup in the ring at Oakland OaklandThe The horses at Nashville have not lost a day in their work as the result of the snow and ice They get their gallops every morning on the covered track trackThe The stables of Burns Waterhouse and W B Jennings will be shipped direct from California to Saratoga They will not race here this year yearTo To Inquirer Snapper or Edward H Garrison was born in New Haven Conn February 9 186S

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