Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1908-09-18


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NOTES OF THE TURF I J Dwyer has presented to the Brooklyn Jockey Club a large oil painting by Henry Stull of his fllly Melissa which won tlie Astoria Stakes at the spring meeting meetingThe The Kentucky news that Ed Corrigan will not finance the New Buffalo racing venture is funny The master of Hawthorne Is on record as sharply opposing the enterprise as is natural In English racing up to September 9 D Mai leads the winning jockeys on the Hat with 88 wins to SO for his nearest competitor W Hlggs Great interest still hangs about the English contest contestTlie Tlie charge of manslaughter against President Madigan of the Niagara Racing Association was dismissed at the first hearing in the Buffalo Pollc Court There was not the slightest evidence to justify it itDave Dave Johnson persists in sending old Rosiben to the races when he should be at rest solely for the reason as he puts It that he needs the money Pretty heartless reason this if the old champions condition is truly reported reportedTurfmen Turfmen at the tracks received the news of the renomination of Governor Hughes as a foregone con ¬ clusion In the event of the governors reelection it was the general opinion yesterday that all of the tracks would be closed next year New York Sun SunThe The Waterloo Meadows in England over whlclr the Huntingdon Steeplechases and the Cambridge University Hunt races have been run for many years were on September 17 sold privately to the Earl of Sandwich whose estate adjoins the old Few horses on the turf have raced longer and earned more among their kind than Pretension with almost a hundred races and some 25000 to his credit in six seasons or Jimmy Lane which lias been at it seven seasons and has earned more with fewer performances performancesIt It turns out that a lot of money was won in wlKiit poolrooms are open in all parts of the country over the win of Miss Sain at Gravesend Wednesday But not enough was won to even up the account of the Cincinnati party which owns the filly She has been heavily backed in her recent losing races As it was she barely won Wednesdays race raceSeptember September 9 the opening day of the Doneaster Eng meeting the historic Champagne Stakes was won by Reid Walkers Duke Michael a long shot which beat King Edwards Princesse de Galles by a short head Danny Maher rode the kings filly It was his first appearance in the royal colors II Jones who usually wears them rode Louviers the fourth horse in the race raceW W H Daniel which was a good but erratic twoyearold winning four races and 14275 was a crazy horse a season later witli 75 to his credit He developed an awful temper and has been taken out of training and sent to the Kentucky farm of G D Carr in the hope that a few months restup will prove of benefit to him and that next seasun he may again be trained and raced

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