Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-15


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NOTES OF THE TURF. Von Tromp has been leased by A. B. Spreckels for stud duty at Napa Stud. I. Henrv has brought Frank Skinner. Banonica and Grace Van S. to Oakland from the Yolo County ranch, where they summered. Silas, Veitch, who owns an iterest in the three-year-old steeplechaser. Hayseed, with Frederick Johnson,, has decided to geld him. Mose Goldblatt, it is said, is trying to purchase E. T Shipp from "W. H. Fizer and is reported to be acting for Burlew and ONeill. Fizer has declined so far to set a price on the gelding. Love of Gold lias completely recovered from, the lameness which kept her out of training all fall and owner Harry Mack says he will capture one or both of the Oaks with the Goldfinch Love Chase filly. William Cowan, who was one of the leading bookmakers on the eastern tracks last season, writes friends at Oakland that be will leave New York after the holidays for Oakland and will book at that track during the rest of the winter. E. J. Ramsey has sent Horatius to his California breeding ranch for duty in the stud. Ramsey thought earlier in the fall that the horse would stand training, but Horatius hopelessly broke down in a morning work at the Oakland track a few: days ago. C. T. Boots, one of the largest breeders in California and owner of the Elmwodd Stock Farm, will have twentyreight horses racing in his colors at Santa Anita Park this winter and a number of them; are entered in some of the stakes to be run during the meeting. , Jockev Tommy Burns, who rode in France and. Germany during the prist, season, says he can make 105 pounds and is thinking of going to New Or-; leans to ride during the winter. 4 He lias not decided whether he will go abroad again -next year or- not. Trainer Frank M. Taylor says that Charles Edward has taken on. more than 150 pounds since lie last appeared under colors and Now York race-goers, will not know him next spring.. Taylor thinks the horse will be one Of the haudsomest four-year-olds, in training next year. ,

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