Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-10


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NOTES OF THE TURF. William Shields is wintering his stable in two divisions this year. One is quartered at the Ben-ning track and the other, consisting of nine head, is stabled at Gravesend. C. W. Moore, of Mere II11I Stud, is of the opinion that the young brood mare Intense, by Ingoldsby Sankara, will not breed. If this proves true, she will be used as. a driving mare. It is reported that James B. Haggln has closed a deal through ids manager of Elmendorf Stud to send Hamburg Belle to the court of Sain at Wood lands Farm in Missouri next spring. Trainer S. J. Lawler, of the F. J. Carroll stable, is wintering the string of twenty head at the Rollins Farm, near Lakewood, New Jersey, and reports them to be all wintering well, especially Blue Book. Matt Allen is spending a few days at the farm of George II. Whitney, where James B. Bradys Oiseau and Water Light and several of his mares are quartered, lie will journey on to the east next week. Six yearlings, bred by Dr. J. D. Neet at the Kindergarten Stud, Versailles, Ky., have been shipped to the Kentucky Association course at Lexington, v.ore they will be trained by their new owner, Frank Mosby. The horses of J. Singleton, J. M. Stokes, F. M. Martin, J. Bright, I. Jarrett, L. W. Sears and Kraft Bros., which have been racing on the Texas circuit, are now at Santa Anita Park, where they will be raced during the meeting. William McDaniel, who has for the past six years handled the horses of William Gerst, the Nashville turfman, is spending the first vacation he has had in many years at Sheepshead Bay, where he will remain for several weeks. Tlie Burlew and ONeill yearlings which arc wintering at Gravesend in charge of Joe Kelly are reported to be doing well. The California bred youngsters in the band are said to be enjoying their first experience ruuniug in the snow on the track. Morris McKuight, formerly well known at the local and middle west tracks, but making his home for the last few years in Kansas City, died there last Sunday. He was engaged for a number of years as an assistant starter and was a brother of starter Arthur McKnight. Henry McDaniel, who is training for R. L. Thomas at Santa Anita Park, has purchased the Grove House at Sheepshead Bay from Daniel Hefner. The hotel is one of the oldest about the track and is a favorite resort for horsemen, both In and out of the racing season. Julius Bauer has fourteen horses at Gravesend, which he will ship to his farm near Lexington the latter part of the week. Several of the horses he believes have the necessary conformation for successful racing through the field and he will endeavor to develop steeplechasers out of them next year.

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