Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-09


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NOTES OF THE TURF. Jockey B. Bullmau lias been indefinitely suspended at Spokane for suspicious riding and Johnny Clark for the rest of the meeting for the same cause. The, new course of the United Hunts Racing Association, opposite Belmont Park, is completed and Is the only exclusive steeplechase course in the country. George Hendries good filly Grande Dame, which trained off so badly, has gone into winter quarters at Nashville and will probably be a three-year-old of great qualify. Bill Daly has added another non-winner to his stable in Woodford Clays Winning Star, by Star Shoot Winsome III., which wouldnt win for the Kentuckian and was discarded. Jerry Wernlierg lias decided to put his mare Druid by for the season. She was cut down in her last race at Brighton, although the injury may not permanently incapacitate her for racing. After trainer Bill Phillips of the Cook stable had rounded np the various bunches of yearlings he had bought in many places, there are forty-nine to be fed and cared for all winter in the stable at Nashville. Hanihara, a .three-year-old half-brother to Mr. McCann, of which Colonel Robert Neville, his owner and breeder, expected great tilings, broke one of his legs while being schooled over the jumps at Belmont Park oue day last week aud was .destroyed. Superintendent Gorman of the Belmont Park course, has the steeplechase course in line shape. He has had a number of men working on it all summer as he promised to do when presented with a silver tea set at the close of the spring meeting last May by the owners, trainer and riders of steeplechasers. The reason Tom Williams engaged "Walter Miller is characteristic of the man. In comment he says: "Our California people like Miller and I thought it a good move to secure him at any cost." When Mr. Williams landed in New York, Miller had Irtnally agreed to ride for Burlew and ONeill at New Orleans next winter.

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