Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-21


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NOTES OF THE TURF There is a chance that the Montreal meeting will be extended for the week intervening between the opening of Toronto TorontoMatt Matt Byrnes the veteran horseman will be in charge of J B Hagglns shipment of mares and stallions eightyeight in all which are to sent to Ituonos Ayres AyresManager Manager Hachmcister of Fort Erie and his assist ¬ ant 11 Breyvogel Will make the trip from Buffalo to Louisville at the close of the Fort Erie meeting by automobile automobileRosario Rosario which raced this season in the colors of Mattie Corbett has been schooling over the jumps at Sheepshead Bay and promises to be a good steeplechaser steeplechaserThirteen Thirteen yearlings from the Castleton Stud in Kentucky arrived at Sheepshead Bay last Tuesday The stable of A L AstD also received eighteen yearlings at the same course courseImmediately Immediately after each race at the Empire City track vendors of what they call supplementary pro ¬ grams run all over the grounds offering for sale the tissues containing the jockeys corrected welsfhts scratches etc for twentylive cents a copy copyJ J O Keene the Kentucky trainer departed for Russia last Saturday via Japan and Siberia He will try for a trainers berth in the land of the Czar where he achieved great success a few years ago when he handled the horses belonging to General Lazareff LazareffThe The English Bentinck Benevolent Fnnd owes its origin to the fact that Lord George Bentinck who exposed the Running Rein Derby fraud of 1844 re ¬ fused to accept 150CK that was collected for him in connection with the affair The money was then used to found the wellknown fund for assisting needy trainers and jockeys jockeysThe The construction of a chute at the commence ¬ ment of the backstretch on the Yonkers track to ¬ gether with the fact that for about a hundred yards the horses run down hill would account to some ex ¬ tent for the fast time made in all the sixfurlongs races run at this meeting Nevertheless so fast is the track that even on the level surface in the rtnter of the backstretch a quarter of a mile was timed In 21j seconds Tuesday New York Herald

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