Durnell Goes Abroad For Horses.: Will Get Together a String in France--ONeill to Race on Canadian Circuit., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-11


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i 1 1 . r DURNELL GOES ABROAD FOR HORSES. Will Get Together a String in France — I ONeill to Race on Canadian Circuit. New York. May 10. — Ncalon was saddled far the Metropolitan Handicap by W. A. McKinney. J to Whoa* care C. F. Durnell has intruded his horses while making a trip abroad. Darnell has BOOK to Iaris for the pnrpo-e. il ifl announced. of getting together a String of French bones. In addition to Ncalon. in which Barney Behrefber J still has an interest. Duincll turned over to He Kinney the California Derby winner. Teuum-o. and four two year olds. Frank ONeill will campaign aboiipt a dozen of the horses he owns in partnership with Fred Bur lew at Toronto. Montreal and Buffalo. This second string will be made up chiefly of two year olds. H. B. Dnryci.s unnamed fwo.,t.,i aid brown colt by Knight of the Thistle -Castana fell while galloping a morning or two ago and sustained injuries to one of his shoulders that will prevent his training for some time. He has been turned out in New Jersey. This colt is a full brother to Dulcinea, winner of two races as a two year old last year, and a half brother to the good horse Jetsam, by Buck Massie. Mr. Duryea paid £2,669 for the colt at the sale tt bae Bequest Stud yearlings. There is complaint that the rule providing that the program Masher of each horse shall be carried by the exercise boy in warming-up gallops before the races is being evaded either through design or carelessness on the part of the trainers. The Buskers are frequently so placed on the arms of the boys that they cannot lie readily distinguished by she spectators. The adoption of the wester*, method of having the exercise boys don white jackets with large black iiuniliers on the back would obviate this trouble, but here .in the east progress in such matters is slow. They will come to it in time. Ernest C. LeMontagne is doing missionary work in the interest of races for gentlemen riders. He is just now trying to convince IV J. Dwyer that the Cave-end pro-ram should carry at least one race for the amateurs and it is believed that he will succeed. Mr. Le Montagne argues that such races attract to the course an element of the community that does not attend on other occasions, and that they go away with the feeling that a racetrack is not such a terrible place after all. ••I tried to buy him for steeplechasing when he was ■ three-year-old." said Thomas Hitchcock, Jr.. as the gray horse Bon Domo was being led about the paddock before the closing race at Jamaica Wednesday. "He would l e a great looking horse in a steeplechase field if he took kindly to fencing." oyaina looks is if he may be useful yet. The halt-brother to Cap and Bells was bought last year at a weeding out sale of James It. Keenes stable by George F. Johnson for ,600. He did not look so promising for Mr. Johnson after becoming his property, and was again offered at a subsequent sale, bat did not attract a hid. Thomas Mil leery has worked patiently with him. and the race he ran Wednesday indicates that be may yet pay his way among platers at a sprinting distance. McCarter has developed into a splendid looking colt. In fact there has hardly beeu a better looking three year old uncovered this spring, iu addition to which he looked trained lo the hour. In the paddock he was as quiet as a cow and looked every inch the gentleman. In the course of an argument as to the relative merits of Dr. Gardner and Co Between, in the club house at Belmont Bark today. Davy Johnson offered to bet E. R. Thomas 0,000 or any part of tli.it amount that Dr. Gardner will beat Go Between in the Brooklyn Handicap, which is to be run May 20. No wager was made. Frank Gill easily went a mile in 1:43 yesterday in preparation for some of the stakes for which lie is engaged. He has been worked carefully, bill is not ready for a race yet. Fred Bedew sent Juggler out for a breather just to see if the horse still had his speed. He gal-. loped a In if in 59. Frank Weir has been working Grapple in company with Roseben and the Metropolitau winner of last year is about ready for a good race. William Garth has Ginette coming to hand. The French mare will soon be seen under the Raitny silks. Garth is also well satisfied with the recent work of Orphan Lad. Clare Russell is now as fast as they make them, according to her trainer, when she has light weight up. Tom Welsh thinks he has a good two-year-old in Wave Crest, one that is capable of a much better effort that his winning race. Escutcheon worked three quarters. In 1:23 for trainer Watkins and appears to have all his old-time speed.

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