Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1908-10-03


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NOTES OF THE TURF. When A. J. Joyner goes to England to take charge of the Whltuey-Belniont establishment, it is said that he will take twenty or so American stable hands with him. John Powers, the new owner of Golden Pearl, will race the handsome son ot Golden Garter and Pearl V.. which happens to be a half-brother to the distinguished Water Pearl, at Los Angeles. Friday, at Newmarket. Eng.. fifteen high-class yearlings sent over to England by James R. Keene. were auctioned for an aggregate of 4,360. The best price obtained was .7S0 for it chestnut colt by Disguise Dorset Flower. The rumors about H. P. Whitney buying John Maddens English Derby candidates. Sir Martin and Fayette, are still strong in New York, though Madden says ho knows nothing of it and declares that the pair have not recently been priced. Last Wednesday, at Newmarket, Eng.. in the important race for the Great Eastern Handicap. Fallen Angel was first, Paddington second and The Welkin third. Thirteen ran. The odds were 7 to 1 against Fallen Angel, 2 to 1 against Paddington and 7 to 4 against The Welkin. Jack Martin, the Cauadian jockey, who rode here some seasons ago and who was in the first rank in the east at one time, says he will return to the saddle. Martin is seeking an engagement to ride in France, and if successful, will dispose of his fruit farm near Hamilton. Ontario. Mr. John Sanford says there are now at Hurri-cana Stud twenty-three yearlings which William Hayward. Jr.. is preparing for next seasons racing. Thirty weanlings are also growing into race horses at the farm. The youngsters are by Chticta-nundn. Rockton, Isador, Caughnawaga and Clifford. It is so long since "Father Bill" Daly has won a race that he was quivering with excitement when his mare, Killlecrankie, was leading iu the stretch in the fourth race at Aqueduct Wednesday with every appearance of winning. But when Mllford challenged suddenly, the youngster on Killlecrankie became rattled, dropped his reins, went to llogging and in a twinkling the race was lost.

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