Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-25


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NOTES OF THE TURF George C Bennett having abandoned the turf is branching out in a new line of trouble and has lately become the leading stockholder of the Memphis baseball club clubWilliam William Holmes the exjockey who committed sui ¬ cide at Seattle last Sunday rode with considerable success at Oakland in 1S97 and 1SOS winning some excellent races with the good horse Senator Bland BlandCharles Charles Edward stands sixteen linnds two inches on his plates and weighs close to 1100 pounds His Saratoga engagements are in the Saratoga Handicap ratskill Handicap and Merchants and Citizens Han ¬ dicap dicapH H is siid that the Brighton Beach management has broken alxnit even financially on the meeting at the Beach In spite of the troubles of the alleged bookmakers the attendance has been excellent If the patronage improves from now until next Wed ¬ nesday the track will actually make a little money New York Sun SunAn An observant eastern exchange says Tony Bonero is a most whimsical horse The Sain horse has a cheerful little way of finishing in the ruck one day and winning the next It generally happens that the races he loses are ones in which he is badly placed and cannot win But no matter how a horse may be placed when he develops the habit of seesawing people will talk talkKirschbaum Kirschbaum Shriner and Singleton are leading the riders at Butte The firstnamed has scored the most winning mounts but Singletons percentage is 26 and Shriucrs 24 while Kirschbaums is but 20 Up to last Monday the Pasadena Stable was far In the lead of winning owners with 0000 to its credit Nearest were E J Ramsey 2045 Kenil worth Stock Farm 2440 and J 15 Dunn 1630 Seven more owners had won over SI 000 000It It is altogether unlikely that President Williams has fully decided all the details of next winters racing at Oakland and Tanforan but that a con ¬ siderable advance in the number and values of stakes to be offered is to tie a feature of the program is taken rfs already having been determined It is Fnirtthat the Buruj IJamUcap jSj to bj dpubjed In value for one thing making It a 20000 stake A few events of such value could not fail to attract more highclass horses than have ever been brought together in California Mr Williams will come cast about September 1 and will then be ready to announce the full stako program for next winter

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