Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1906-09-29


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NOTESjOF THE TURF. Hiram Steele won a race at the recent fahr in. Lexington with Judex and lias taken the Simple Simon gelding to Louisville. lie says he has a good chance to win several races this fall. Information comes from England to the effect that the estates of J. E. McDonald and Charles V. McMeekin, the turfmen killed in the wreck at Salisbury, July 1, will each be awarded 0,0Q0. The closing odds against the horse Landsman, which finished second in the last race at Gravesend Thursday, should have been 50, 20 and 10 to 1. The error was made in transmission by telegraph. J. B. Ilaggln was so particular about a safe journey for Hamburg Belle from New York, to Kentucky that he would not permit her shipment except under the direct charge of Charles H. Berry-man, manager of Eimendorf Stud. Toddles had her first lessons in jumping a day or two ago at Thomas Hitchcock, Jr.s place at Westbury, L. I. Her owner says that at first she declined to hop over the low obstacles, but he expresses himself as confident that she will eventually develop Into a star at cross-country racing.

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