Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-24


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NOTES OF THE TURF. There Is apparently, plenty of money to be won on the French trotting turf. Up to the end of last month M. Lallouet bad won nearly 0,000 and M. Olry over 7,500, while several others hail secured stakes aggregating from 0,000 to 0,000. Joint. K. Madden and Ids two sons sailed for EurojH; last Saturday afternoon from New York. Jockey Merritt Dearborn, Svho was indefinitely suspended at Louisville last June has arrived at Oakland from New Orleans. Trained A. W. Claxon of the Brownlelgh Park Stable, has purchased the contract on jockey R. Williams from Thomas McCreery. W. W. Lyles, paddock judge at Latonia, has been granted a divorce from his wife. Minerva Lyles. by Judge Shaw, of Covington, Ky. The couple separated last summer on account of Incompatibility. J. S. Hendrie, a memlHjr of the executive committee of the Ontario Jockey Club and president of the Canadian Artillery Association, was recently appointed commander of the Royal Victorian Order by King Edward. Ernest Tanner, the purchaser of the English two-year-old. Spinning Solly, for 0,000, has many American Interests and recently left Louisiana and Alabama after a tour of the states looking after his lumber Interests. Richard Croker has sent to New York to be exhibited at the Irish Industrial Fair to be held there next month, a moving picture apparatus showing the running of the English Derby, together with a plate worn by Orby in the race. John E. Madden and Matt Allen have each recently lost a yearling from their stables. The yearling colt by Galore Cleophus, In the Madden stables at Benning. is dead. The yearling Allen lost was by Lord Esterling Lucreco. One would think to read the sloppy daily stories yibout C. R. Ellison and his lmd luck and fortune at New Orleans, that the Chicago plunger was. oil the verge of financial and mental collapse instead of being particularly able to care for himself. After being second on the list of winning stallions In Germany for four years in succession, Hannibal tliis season came out first with :i total of 08,075. Snphir finished second with ,295. Calveley, third with 4,415. Saraband, fourth with 4,470, Joyful fifth with 8,115 and Gallinule sixth with 0,805.

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