Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-15


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NOTES OF THE TURF. E. C. Rlumes speedy sprinter, Susannah, tlireo years old, by Filigrane Caroona, was shot at Seattle a few days ago. John E. Madden has surrendered his second call on the services of jockey Mountain, who will stay east and do the best he can as a free lance. George Ilendrles crack filly, Grande Dame, who failed to win in the east, lias been thrown out of training and will not be seen in public again this year. Henry MeDaniel is no longer training either Good Luck or Eddie AVare for M. II. Tichenor and Lonis Ncwgass. He has, at Mr. Newgass request, turned those horses over to John Schorr. The reason that Colin and Celt did not go in yesterdays Great Eastern Handicap, to which they were both eligible, was that handicapper Vosburgh assigned Colin 135 pounds and Celt 124 pounds. Fred Rurlew, who changes his mind as often as his clothes, now declares that ho will not start Chapnltepec again until New Orleans. Burlew is said to have his eye on the Inaugural Handicap for the colt. The majority of the crowd did not look at Thursdays second race at all because there was no chance to bet on Jim Gaffney at 1 to 5. New York Sun. Yet we are led to believe that betting Is subordinate in the awful east. John Shields has decided to point Go Between, the Meddler horse lie purchased privately from his father. Alex Shields, and Edward R. Thomas a few days back, for the Brighton Cup and for the longdistance races to be run at Bennings in the fall. A C. nayes is trying very hard to get his old jumper. Grandpa, back to form for the Belmont Park meeting. Grandpa has been something of a disappointment this year, but Mr. Hayes still hopes to win a race or two with him before the season ends. Al Goodin, now in the west, has disposed of all his horses except Money Muss, this gelding having-developed lameness, and is being held for the present. Goodin is on his way east, and threatens to acquire some more horses for a California campaign. Frank D. Skinner, who was the presiding judge at Butte this season, will officiate in a similar capacity at Arancouver, British Columbia. James Healy, otherwise known as "Morello Jim," who is assistant to Arthur McKnight at Seattle, will act as starter at the Hastings track. Before Nealon left the paddock to start in the Russet Handicap at Sheepshead Bay Thursday trainer F. M. Taylor told jockey Knapp not to use his whip under any circumstances. These instructions, as the race was run, were costly, for with a few blows from the lash Nealon would probably have won instead of losing by a short head. "Roseben," remarked Henry MeDaniel after the finish of the Flight Stakes at Sheepshead Bay. "is better than he ever was before. In spite of the heaviness of the going ho has just run an eighth of a mile in 11 flat. It was the third eighth of the Flight. After stepping the first quarter in 24. he went to the three-eighths pole, according to my watch, in 35. That is what I call running. I do not consider Roseben a good miler as a general proposition, but it is more than possible that he can in his present condition go eight furlongs over the Belmont or Brighton course in better than 1:37." New York Telegraph.

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