Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1907-11-28


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NOTES OF THE TURF. 1. Gallagher, the steeplechase rider, will race a few horses at New Orleans this winter. The horses are now on their way south. The South African jockey, W. Clements, rode his first winner in England when he finished first witli Orchis in tile Park Plate race at Lingiield, England. Dion K. Kerr is confined to his home in Washington with ear trouble, and his father, Dr. James Kerr, has engaged an ear specialist to treat the intlamed member. Jockey Yorke, who has been riding on the eastern tracks for W. C. Daly this summer, will ride at New Orleans for V. Britton after the close of the Washington meeting. F. Bullock, one of the leading English jockeys of the season just closing, will ride in Germany next year for the Graditz Stud. Second call on his services lias been secured by Baron E. dOppenheim. For the consideration of ,500 and a contingent interest In his winnings, Barney Schreibcr lias sold the three-year-old bay gelding, Mark Gumbert, by Bannockburn Wetumka, to J. E. Widener. The horse is schooled for jumping. Jockey Hufnagel, who had the leg up on Refined In the fifth race at City Park Monday, is not a stable boy as many New Orleans race-goers supposed. Hufnagel rode ten winners during the meeting of the Jamestown Jockey Club at Norfolk last September. James W. Colt has invented a saddle tackle which prevents the saddle from slipping on horses of large girth or tapering barrel. Fin MacCool I is a horse of this description and will likely wear . the Colt contrivance the next time the horse starts Jit a steeplechase. v

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