Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-22


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NOTES OF THE TURF. Ortcgal. by Bend Or Lizzie Agnes, is dead. She was the dam of the good racers Oarsman and- Orthodox. E. C. Cowdin reports the following weanlings: bay colt, by Ben Strome Suzou; bay colt, by Sem,-pronius Scotch Bush. At Lexington, Ky,, tiiere is talk that Captain Glorc, ex-chief of the Covington, Ky., lire department, is getting ready to build a new racing plant at Salt Lake City to co-operate with Denver. John S. Bratton, the well known general horseman, died last Thursday at East St. Louis. He was best known for his connection with coach horses and the show ring as a judge. Mr. Brattons most re-ceflt possessions in the race horse line were: Follies TJergeres, Leila Hunter, Marlin. Prince of Pless and Port Royal, which were parts of a poor stable which was operated last year. At the recent big meeting at Baden-Baden, one of the best two-year-olds shown was Conte Bleu, belonging to M. Oalliaut, the French turfman. Canto Bleu is by Halma. the Hanover horse for whidi AVilliam K. Vanderbilt paid 0,000 to place at the head of his stud in France. Halma has. been returned to this country, and is now the property of the Bureau of Breeding of the Jockey Club. Commenting on the mistake in the jumping race won liy Maximilian at Gravesend Thursday, the New York Sun says: "As the Jockey Club does not recognize betting, there was no redress for the public, but on a western track the race would have been declared off- or at lenst the bets would have been ordered caucelled." This is an untrue, ridicu-Ioubi statement. There is no chance that action If taken in- the west would have differed in any way from the inaction of- the east,

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