Gossip of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1903-02-28


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF. A. Featherstone, who has spent the winter in New York, leaves for Kentucky this week to look over the horses at Kenmore Farm. From all accounts the two-year-olds at the home place are an exceptionally good looking lot, and great things are expected of them. Trainer Julius Bauer is much pleased with the entire lot, young and old, and there may be some more Metropolitan and Brooklyn winners to show up in the "canary, black cross sashes," this year. Mr. Featherstone will stay at the farm for several weeks, but will return probably for the opening of the eastern racing season. After working Flocarline Wednesday morning at Montgomery Park, Bishop Poole, the Tichenor trainer, announced that Flocarline would be sent to New Orleans before March 14 to run in the Crescent City Derby on that date. Poole has not yet secured a rider for Flocarline to take the suspended jockey Buchanans place. W. C. Whitney has placed Yankee, the Futurity winner of 1901, at a stud fee for this season of 50, which is the highest stud fee asked for any thoroughbred stallion in Kentucky this year. Hermence, Ethelbert and Handspring all stand at the same figures, but no horse is higher. John E. Madden has paid the license fee oh all his great array of stallions at Hamburg Place, but so far he has not advertised any of them for public service. This season there are no less than three Futurity winners in the stud in Kentucky Ogden, Yankee and Ballyhoo Bey. St. Blaise, at A. Belmonts Nursery Stud, is the only English Derby wiimer now in Kentucky.

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