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


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NOTES OF THE TURF. The Brighton Beach Racing Association will apportion the Produce Stakes equally between the colts and fillies next year and not according to the number of each sex entered. Jockey C. Henry, who is riding at New Orleans under tho management of Frank Garrett, is re garded by experienced turfmen as a promising lightweight will be as popular as Dclaby before the meeting is over. The Brooklyn Jockey Club has re-named its Greenfield Steeplechase and it will be known as the Deerfoot for the first time next year. The reason for the change is the fact that the Metropolitan Jockey Club has a stake called, the Greenfield. George Thompson, who was the regular rider for the Oneck Stable a few years ago and afterwards went to England to ride, has become a horse owner, lie has purchasqd tho four-year-old chestnut tlliy. Request, and Is wintering her at the Gravescnd track." J. J. McCafferty, just before leaving New York for New Orleans with the horses of J. A. Wern-berg, bought of A. W. Claxon the two-year-old brown filly Queens Souvenir, by Dinna Forget Queens Bower, ,200 being reported as the price paid for the filly. Two new paintings will adorn the walls of the Gravescnd club house next summer. One will he an old painting of the sire Lexington and is the gift of P. A. Ilenaud, the Texas breeder. The other is a likeness of Orby and is the gift of Richard Croker to P. J. Dwyer, president of the Brooklyn Jockey Club.

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