Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1902-03-06


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GOSSIP OF THE IURF IURFIn In January 1901 the New Louisville Jockey Club inaugurated a new stake known as the Nursery and valued at 6000 to be run at the spring meet ingrof 1902 This stake closed with a large number of entries The list of entries has just been put up for the 1903 race and is larger by fifty per cent than the list of those eligible for the race this year The stake is 6000 guaranteed of which 4000 to first 700 to second and 300 to third The nomina ¬ tor of the winner tofreceive 600 of the second 250 of the third 150 Four and onehalf furlongs 1 John E Madden has twentythree entered some of them being promising Plaudit youngsters There are Hindoo Ben Brush Plaudit and Ornament colts to a finish The 1903 race should be a cap stoner The track at the DcJwns is thawing out rapidly and will soon be in good condition The trainers are now taking advantage of the last few days to send their youngsters along In Mermaid the Virginia breeder R J Hancock possesses a valuable broodmare To have thrown two such performers as Merry Day and Eonic to different stallions though nearly related stamps this young daughter of St Blaise as one of the pro ¬ ducing mares which it will pay to watch But for his bad feet Merry Day would have won a lot of money for his owner Curley Brown A hand spmer horse was seldom seen He was by Eolus Mermaid was then bred to Eon the gigantic son of Eolus War Song and hence full brother to another great horse Eole and the filly Eonic was the result She was raced at first by A J Stemler the Cali fornia trainer who handled Maxine formerly Fleur ideLis in the east two or three years ago and who at one time trained for Joseph Terry of Sacramento Stemler bought Eonic as a yearling at the Ellerslie sale in 1899 and took her to California where he had some success with her In the official list of entries for the English Derby Nasturtium stands in the name of William Astor Ghanler and not Mr Whitney Nasturtium was entered in the Derby by Follansbee Chanler who bought the colt as a yearling for a mere pittance When that partnership dissolved Nasturtium was sold to A L Aste who in turn disposed of him to Mr Whitney for 50000 In Mr Whitneys own name however are five others colts two by Meddler one by Hanover one by Albert and one by Tithonus All of them were entered unnamed but only one of them will go to the post along with Nasturtium and that is the Meddler Peg Wellington colt recently named Intruder According to the official list the other American entries are Edward Corrigans colts Temper Indian II Jed Mackay and an unnamed Richard Crokers colts American Boy and Lance wood Frank Gardners filly Racine and colt Laird of Ayrshire J R Keenes colts Kearsarge Aristo ¬ crat II Cheiro and an unnamed Foxhall Keenes four unnamed colts J E Maddens two unnamed colts W K Vanderbilts colt Ellesmere and Tod Sloans colt Borchardt Father Time has decided a question which would have made a difference of several thousands of dol ¬ lars at the dispersal sale of the English stud of the late Marcus Daly had the facts been known then Lady Reel daughter of the immortal Mannie Gray and dam of the famous Hamburg now at Castleton stud near Lexington Ky is in foal to St Simon the most fashionable and successful sire in England today Mr Keene secured her for 11000 in the same sale in which Field Azure cost him 18500 and in which August Belmont paid 17000 for Lady Cross It is thought that the reason W C Whitney was notra contending bidder for Lady Reel was the belief in the Whitney camp that the mare was not in foal Lady Reel is now due to foal about March 15 The largest filly foal dropped in Kentucky this season has been foaled at the Walnut Hill stud of T H Stevens by the broodmare Patoka by King Galop Kanawah by Mortemer she out of Flor ¬ ence dam of the mighty Hindoo The filly is a half sister to Yana and stood thirtynine inches high the day of foaling The great broodmare Cheesestraw by Muncaster Cheesecake by Parmesan dam of the sensational Abe Frank has proven barren again this year she having been barren in 1900 as well Up to the foal ¬ ing of Abe Frank she had been a regular breeder and all of her produce were winners She is con ¬ sidered one of the most valuable of the three hun ¬ dred and odd broodmares at theMcGrathiana Stud of Col Milton Young John E Madden of Hamburg Place has purchased of E3L Gardner of Avondale Stud Tennessee the elevenyearold broodmare Charmette by Darebin Carrie by Wanderer Maddens reason for pur ¬ chasing this mare is because Goldsmith and Com ¬ mando came from the same family The race mare Imp by Wagner Fondling by Fonso belonging to the estate of D R Harness has arrived at Lex ¬ ington and will be bred to Top Gallant Capt Sam Brown of Pittsburg is reported to havo offered lO 000 for the foal

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