Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1902-03-13


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GOSSIP OF THE TUKF Slipthrift John E Maddens Kentucky Derby can ¬ didate has arrived at Churchill Downs from Ham burg Place near Lexington and will be given a special preparation for the blue ribbon event of the Louisville meeting This big son of Spendthrift Varina has filled out and grown astonishingly and Madden thinks that he has a splendid chance Along with Slipthrift Pentecost was shipped to receive his preparation for the American Derby The colt which ran splendidly last year has win ¬ tered well and is in fine condition conditionW W H Laudeman is in receipt of a letter from trainer Tucker which states that Hernando the Latonia Derby winner of last year has improved more than any horse in training at Louisville He expects him to be pounds better than he was last season It is almost a certainty now that after per ¬ haps one race at Louisville the son of Hanover will be sent east and be a starter in the Suburban Hand ¬ icap While in the east Hernando will be trained by Peter Wimmer The Crescent City Jockey Club will give no more steeplechases Last Tuesday night the course was dismantled and the next morning there was not a wing or a jump left President Bush and his associ ¬ ates reached the conclusion that it was better to do away with the events through the field than to leave any chance for a repetition of the scandals which have attached to the sport there since its in ¬ auguration Jockey Arthur Heinrichs who was suspended at the Bay District track in March 1896 for his con ¬ nection with the famous Little Pete scandal has been restored to good standing by the directors of the California Jockey Club He was not ruled off at the time because he furnished the evidence on which Chorn Chevalier and Little Pete were punished Heinrichs is too heavy to ride here again and theofficials thought ho had been suffi ¬ ciently punished Charley Hughes has announced a change in his plans for campaigning the stable of Henry M Zieg ler of Cincinnati He will race the horses in the east altogether Says he I will leave Kingston Stud in about 10 or 12 days and go direct to New York I will race only in the east The backward spring has prevented me from getting ready for the early western meetings All the horses are in good shape

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