Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1907-06-29


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NOTES OF THE TURF. All of the stables at the Montreal track aro to be lighted by electricity. There is to be an auction sale of horses in training at the Windsor track Tuesday. Superintendent. Grant will spend the summcr." making .-improvements at the Oakland track. : It was Maliu, not A. Martin, who rode Thoinond and was suspended for ten days at Windsor "Thursday. The Seattle meeting will open today with Horace Egbert presiding judge, and F. E. Mulholalud starter. The Arkansas State Fair to be held at Oaklawn Park, Hot Springs, will open October 3 and close October 12. The three days meeting at Hamilton, Ohio, July. 4, 5 and , will be under the rules of the American Turf Association. The application of William F. McElroy for .a trainers ileense lias been tabled by the stewards of the Jockey Club. Bayonet, half-brother to The Picket, scored his first victory when lie won the steeplechase at SUeepsbead Bay yesterday. He is still a maiden on the Hat. Starter William Murray passed through Chicago yesterday en route from Buffalo to Butte, Montana, lie will do the starting at Stovers meeting of forty days, which will open Thursday. Harry Payne Whitney will probably not start Burgher, the two-vear-old full-brother to Burgomaster, until the Saratoga meeting. Burgher is a big, over-grown colt, and Trainer Rogers has Jiot been in a hurry in his preparation. James Higginbotliam, trainer of the Stevens stable, is in the hospital at Denver with a load of buckshot in him. lie was wounded in preventing the shooting of a negro by Trainer Charles Cotton of the Willis Powell stable at Overland Park. A. J. .Toyner considers Waterbof the best handicap horse he ever trained, and he says the best race the son of Watercress ever ran over a long distance of ground was in 100.!, when ho beat The Picket and llermls for the Century Stakes. In that race lie carried the scale weight and galloped the mile and a half in 2:31$.

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