Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1908-02-26


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; NOTES OF THE TURF. John Pillion lias purchased the three-year-old bay cult . Norbitt. by Inspector B. — Varnish, for 1908.sh50. i William Steele las s dd to Alfred Clemens of Wellsdene Farm at tcnterville. Pa. the two-year olil bay colt. Meltoniere. by Meltonian — Boldeniere. Tliere is talk of building a new race track between Philadelphia and Baltimore, in the state of Maryland A number of wealthy Baltimore and Philadelphia citizens are said to be financially interested in the new project, which is now in the hands of engineers It is reported that Harry Stanhope is thinking of sending his broodmare, Marecltal Neil, a full sister to The Commoner and Rhoda B.. to England in the spring, together vviUl her yearling colt by Watercress. He believes that he can get a big price for the two. owing to the fact that the mare is a sister to the dam of Orby and Rhodora. President William M. Reynolds and Secretary W. C. Edwards of the Metropolitan Jockey Club, will sail for Europe from New York March 7 to b: gone a month. They will visit the race tracks of England and France with a view of getting ideas for the improvement of the Jamaica track. From all accounts the racing stable of Herr Weinberg, the leading German owner, will again be a formidable one this year. ieorge Walker, the Canadian trainer in charge of the stable, has/ thirty-four horses in training. Among them are ten three-year-olds and fourteen two-year-olds. Fred Carter, who has been connected with the Burlew and ONeill stable for several years, has resigned to accept the lHisition of trainer for Joseph James, the Canadian turfman. Carter has left New York for Toronto to take up the training of the lifteen horses in the James stable quartered at the Woodbine track. ___i

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