Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1902-02-08


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF Not high class in quality as far as known but undoubtedly of tlio best blood in Great Britain the string of seventeen horses which will this year re ¬ present the King is of more than ordinary interest to Americans The English critics deplore the ab ¬ sence of a probable Derby winner from the lot but no one who looks at their breeding can fail to recognize the predominance of all that is great in the stud book The following is a list of the Kings torses Lord Quex b c 4 by Sir Hugo Leveret LeveretLauzun Lauzun b c 4 by St Simon Merry Lassie LassiePole Pole Carew b c 3 by Persimmon Laodamia LaodamiaEcilia Ecilia b f 3 by Persimmon Meadow Chat ChatThonia Thonia b f 3 by Amphion Leveret LeveretNadeida Nadeida b f 3 by St Simon Perdita II IIPersistence Persistence br c 2 by Persimmon Laodamia LaodamiaBrown Brown colt 2 by Persimmon Fanchette FanchettePersifleur Persifleur ch c 2 by Persimmon Merry Lassie LassieMead Mead ch c 2 by Persimmon Meadow Chat ChatEmail Email ch c 2 by Persimmon Red Enamel EnamelChestnut Chestnut colt 2 by Persimmon Sweet Muscat MuscatSaltimbanque Saltimbanque ch c 2 by Juggler Pierrette PierretteBay Bay colt 2 by St Angelo Wheatley WheatleyMousse Mousse br f 2 by Sir Hugo Mousme MousmeLady Lady Car ch f 2 by Persimmon La Carolina CarolinaBay Bay filly 2 by Orme Leveret LeveretA A sensation was created at Lexington Ky sev ¬ eral days ago when it became known that Dan JDBrien the trainer of thoroughbred horses who attempted to sell the Wagner Margaret Jane colt to Clarence H Mackay on a workout from a three eighths pole which had been moved to shorten the distance had applied for a license OBrien in spite of the fact that he confessed moving the polo had remained defiant declaring that he did not jcare anything about the matter He has been con fident that he would get a license Secretary Scott of the Breeders Committee said The Western Jockey Club together with the Eastern organiza ¬ tions and the organizations in Canada and Cali ¬ fornia received copies of OBriens confession in connection with the deal together with other testi ¬ mony and the finding of the committee which de ¬ clared him guilty The committee made no recom ¬ mendations He still retains a stable of horses at the Lexington track some of them belonging to other owners Caesar Young has taken another handicap at Oakland He has a wonderful record at the present meeting there starting five horses in twentyone handicaps and finishing either first or second in no less than fourteen In glancing over the book the fact is revealed that Youngs horses have been favorites or second choices in more than onehalf of these twentyone handicaps while he has been third choice in the balance with possibly three excep ¬ tions With good racing luck Caesar Young wonld have annexed three other handicaps When Danny Maher reaches England he will find himself in demand by one of the strongest stables in England It is that in charge of Richard Marsh who trains for the King of England and three other turf men besides himself No less than sixtyseven racers from two to six years old are in this trainers care Caiman and Democrat both bred at Rancocas and good ones at one time are also in the string Mahers engagement with the stable is for second call only but he will undoubt ¬ edly ride a great many horses for it inasmuch as Daniel Cooper who has first call has not many horses in training Horsemen at Charleston were astonished several days ago to hear that President Wall contemplates quiting the game there at a much earlier date than the one last advertised In an interview Mr Wall stated that the reason for this is that the continual knocking and the antagonistic methods resorted to by the Exposition managers have caused him to ask the latter body to relieve him of all the re ¬ sponsibilities in the matter of running the race course He stated that under no circumstances would he be identified with the meeting later than March 1 and the sooner the Exposition managers take the matter off his hands the better he would like it President Wall has announced that a five years lease had been signed for Piedmont ParR Atlanta Work will begin at once to improve the plant and negotiations for Savannah and Charles ¬ ton have ceased Racing will begin there yearly December 1 and will bo held for 120 days The lease was signed by Joe Ullman and Wall with a chance of renewing the same at the expiration of five years if the above named so desire Some twenty horses in training under tho care of James McLaughlin will leave Morris Park on Sun ¬ day next for Bennings This stable usually wins its share of the purses at Washington and report credits it with several promising twoyearolds The brother to Enright is said by his owner to be a good one That the new track at Buffalo N Y will bo ready for the race horses early in the season seems very likely now The plans and drawings for the track grand stand stables club house etc were received there last week and just as soon as1 the weather will permit the actual work of building will be commenced and there is now every likelihood that before tho summer is fairly begun Buffalo will have a magnificently equipped track such as it should have had long ago agoThe The breeding of Bloomsbury the sire of Josie G has been established Ralph Tozer tho pedigree expert has secured tho necessary missing link from Achilles F Grigsby of Napa Col Bloomsburys first dam is Lady Langford by Langford second dam Cheripe by Dashaway and third dam Deuces by Bulwer

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