Look Out For Garnish As A Ringer.: North Dakota Man Says Farley Has Rogers Banished Horse in Training., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-16


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■ ■ — LOOK OUT FOR GARNISH AS A RINGER. North Dakota Man Says Farley Has Rogers Banished Horse in Training. Daily Racing Form fs in receipt of the following letter from a correspondent who resides in a town in North Dakota not far from the Canadian border and within a few hours ride of Winnipeg, Manitoba, the center of a big circuit of minor running and trotting meetings that have been scheduled for the coming summer: "Will you kindly send me the description of Garnish; his age and if he has been ruled off by any jockey club, and where and when. "I have information that one Farley has him now and will use him as a ringer up in this country." Garnish was ruled off the turf by the stewards of the Jockey Club at their meeting in New York. October 2! . 1900, and has not been reinstated. He is ■ six year old bay horse, with a faint star and a few gray hairs in his face. He is branded 47, the brand being on the neck under the mane. Garnish was bred by James B. Ibiggin at Raneho del Paso in California, his sire being Rapalio and his lain Garniture, lie was first raced as a two-year old at Jamaica in October 1!M 3 as the property of the Eagle Stable. As a three year-old he was owned by M. L. Dayman and in IMS he passed to R. L. Rogers and raced in the name of Mrs. R. L. Rogers until he was ruled off. winning his last race, which was at Jamaica. October 23. last. With the horse, R. L. Rogers and John Wilson, who was an assistant trainer, were also ruled off. The action of itw stewards of the Jockey Club was taken under the following clause in the rules of racing: "Any person who shall have administered a drug or stimulant internally or by hypodermic method prior to a race, or who shall have used appliances electrical or mechanical other than the ordinary whip and spur, shall be ruled off." The inquiry into the doping of Garnish commenced at Brighton Beach. July 31, lDot, the day of his memorable defeat by Red Friar. The official veterinary discovered evidence of drugs, diagnosing the case as chloral poisoning. The horses mouth was badly burned. R. L. Rogers was questioned l-J the stewards and disclaimed any knowledge of the use of drugs. John Wilson was adjudged responsible and accordingly discharged. But in October it was learned that Wilson was ■gaki in Rogers employ and that he was making preparations to ship Garnish and other horses in the stable to Los Angeles. This caused the stewards of the Jockey Club to take up the case again. It is alleged that when Wilson was confronted with certain evidence that had been gathered by the agents of the Jockey Club since July, he vouchsafed the information that Garnish had been do| ed in all his races and furnished James R. Keene with the recipe that had been used. Rogers in the meantime had started for Los Angeles. He was intercepted at Chicago and wired to return to New York to answer the charge made by Wilson. That his answer was unavailing is evidenced by the action of the stewards on Oetolter 29, and their refusal since to reinstate him. The Farley mentioned as now in possession of the horse may be E. E. Farley, who was ruled off the turf by the Western Jockey Club as the result of the Sarah Black ringing case at Grosse Pointe track. Detroit, June 10. 1803. After he was ruled off Farley came to Chicago and spent much of the money he had taken from the poolroms through the fraudulent transaction in harrassing the local race tracks. Later the Western Jockey Club failed in an effort to put him in the penitentiary, under the Michigan law against ringing. Since then Farley has spent much of his time in the northwest. He was at Winnipeg, Brandon. Grand Forks, Minot, Bottineau, Cando, and other towns in Manitoba and North I akota last summer, and it is not improbable that he is there again.

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