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


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NOTES OF THE TURF TURFAmong Among the prizes at the Galloway and Pony race meeting at Paisley Scotland is the Paisley Silver Hells bearing date as a racing trophy since 1C20 1C20Captain Captain Dallas Yorke father of the Duchess of Portland is one of the oldest and most inveterate sportsmen in England and although over eighty years of age still hunts regularly regularlySir Sir John Johnson broko the ice for Mr Sanford at Saratoga yesterday lie has not been fortunate so far hut several of his other horses have indicated that they are about ready to break into the winning division particularly Adriuche AdriucheOld Old Toupee has taken on a new lease of life and not content with various excellent doings of late stepped out yesterday at Seattle and tied the Ainerieati record at threequarters of a mile held before by Koseben and Colonel Bob jointly jointlyThere There is a good deal of humor in the following answer to a correspondent by the London Sporting Life No horse lias won the Derby twice The idea probably arises from the fact that Tyrant was successful in 1802 and a horse named Ditto won the following year yearThe The United States Hotel Stakes run at Saratoga last Saturday was of the guaranteed value of 10 000 Yet it cost the Saratoga Association but S7SO This was because the combined value of the lorfeits and starting fees was 9120 The Splnaway Stakes to be run today is also a 10000 guaran ¬ teed event and will cost the association 845 if the seven tillies named to start go to the post postMackays Mackays Meddler yearlings brought high prices last year but so far with one exception have done but little to Justify their sale figures The excep ¬ tion Is Mediant Her1 winning rate at Saratoga yesterday was i brilliant display of the first re ¬ quisite of a race horse speed of a high order The Meddlers are not precocious and it may he that some others of his youngsters will come to the front presently Mr Duryea gave 2500 for Me ¬ diant

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