Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-08


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NOTES OF THE TURF Jockey Buxtoii who has been riding at Oakland is ill with tonsilitis and lias canctlled bis engage ¬ ments mentsThe The Houston Texas meeting which opened Mon ¬ day lias attracted many of the horsemen who bavo been racing their stables at the Suburban meeting at New Orleans OrleansThe The Vancouver Jockey Club will bold a twodays meetimr May 2 and The track is said to be in excellent condition and a good representation of Seattle horses is expected expectedDion Dion K Kerr lias decided to make a steeple ¬ chaser out of Rio Grande the fouryearold geldinic by Pessara Valora which he purchased from F B Ford early in this year yearL L A Cella lias sold his twovearold Inela to 1 W NelT of Lexington The filly is by Toddington Aliena and has earned 80 since her first start in January winning two races finishing second In two and third in one oneCaptain Captain Fred Presgrave who will ship to Mon ¬ treal at the close of the Pimlico meet Ing was a schoolmate of Sir Montagu Allen president of the Montreal Joekey Club and for that reason takes an especial interest in the meeting meetingJockey Jockey Keoghs negotiations for a contract with Barner Sehreiber have fallen through He is not anxious to go to Seattle though I A Ross who holds a contract on him will race bis stable there He may spend the summer visiting relatives in the east eastAmong Among the James K Keene horses which will be sold by auction at Jamaica Saturday beside the threeyearolds Besom and Sandal are the two yearolds Voodoo Mystify St Vithold Apron Handiwork Fairy Sprite Primrose League Opal and Lady Bar

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