Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1906-01-16


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NOTES OF THE TURF. Bearcatther will be all right with a little let-up. Dr. Gardner Is an eligible for the Tennessee Derby. I Toddlngton had six two-year-old winners In-1903. . . 1 . Star Ruby two-year-olds performed disappointingly last year. Dr. Gardner is the first horse at Oakland to win six races tills season. Eminent turf authorities In England are seriously advocating an embargo upon two-year-old racing until June of each year. Although a three-year-old lias never won the Burns Handicap,. Barney Schreiber intends to make a bid with Dr. Gardner this year. Bob Ragon has developed Into a good horse, and can run on a fast as well as a muddy track at the present time. San Francisco Chronicle. O. W. Clark has christened the two-year-old brown filly by Orsini Valencienne, Valenreuse. She is entered in the stakes to be run this spring. Since November 11, the opening of the season at San Fraiiciseo, Barney Schreiber has won 2,445 In stakes and purses at Oakland and Ingleside tracks. Frank Brown left New York Saturday for New Orleans, where will spend a few weeks. Brown still has faith In Ids distinguished maiden, Oliver Cromwell. Steeplechase Jockey Jimmy OBrien, who rode last season for J. E. Widener, Is under contract for 1900 to Grant Hugh Brown. OBrien is at present in England. The Himyar youngsters which raced in E. S. Gardners colors last year were good bread winners for the Avondale stable, as four Charlie Eastman, Rn-baiyar. Cock Sure and Skeptical won nineteen races, amounting to ,000. Addison Johnson, warden of the Sing Sing prison, who makes his turf debut the coming season, has an entry in the Suburban in Nathan Hale, a four-year-old son of Pont lac and Annlsette. Mr. Johnsons horses will run In the name of Alfred Weir, who lias an interest in the stable. Jockey Jack Martin, who has been spending the winter season at his home in Canada, reached New York Saturday. He has been taking matters quietly since the season closed. After visiting friends in New York for a few days, Martin will go to New Orleans where he will ride at City Park track. Jockey Donvltss, one of the most promising boys now riding at Ascot Park, is on the staff of E. J. Baldwin. George Baldwin made arrangements with Frank Allen to give the lad plenty of work and In the future Donvltss will do most of the riding for the Baldwin stable. Allen reserves first call on the lKys services. V total of 228 entries have been made for the four two-year-old stakes of the Crescent City Jockey Club, to be run at Crescent Park in February and March. Tills Is almost double the usual number In previous years. The Carnival Stakes received seventy-five entries, the Rosebud sixty-nine, the Martha Washington forty-seven, and the Premium thirty-seven. Newton Bennington heads the list with twenty-five nominations.

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