Local Turf Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1903-07-10


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LOCAL TURF GOSSIP. John A. Drake and Enoch Wishard returned yesterday from New York, where they had been to see the running of Savable in the Realization Stakes. Savable and High Chancellor were left in the east. H. T. Griffin has sold to H. Gardner and Co. at private terms the three-year-old colt Jove, by Logic— The Slashes. Barney Schreiber recently sent to Saratoga, to be rested there until the opening of the races, the horses Geheimniss, Lacy Crawford, Crimean, and nine highly tried two-year-olds. The horses are in charge of H. Brandt. Silk Cord, which was favorite in the closing race, after breaking away from the post with the rest of the field, propped after going twenty yards and refused to run. Bragg continues to show marked improvement with each race, and when at his best with light weight up is a strong factor in any company. Immediately after the running of the last race constables served warrants on bookmakers OLeary, Weller, Cartwright, Yaeger, Summerfield, Pesch and Redon, charging them with gambling. The bookmakers were taken to Justice Woods court, where bonds of *00 were arranged for them by Attorney Rogan, and they were immediately released. The constables arrived at the grounds during the afternoon, but made no attempt to molest the men until after the races, very few persons being aware that the bookmakers had been placed under arrest. John McGurks performance in the Midway Stakes was a great disappointment to his owner, P. Dunne. T. C. McDowell, recently sent to his farm near Lexington, Ky., the horses Bourbon, Oneida, Pleasant Girl, Batton and Marvin, where they will be turned out until fall-. Middleton and Jungbluths horses, including The Picket and Santon, will be shipped to Saratoga the latter part of the current meeting.

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