California Racing News and Gossip, Daily Racing Form, 1908-10-06


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CALIFORNIA RACING NEWS AND GOSSIP. San Francisco, Oil.. October 3. Jockey Dugau is not expected to ride bore the coming winter, but to go ti England with A. J. Joyner unless his suspension is lifted by the intercession of President Thomas H. Williams of the California Jockey Club, who is now in New York, lie is still under contract t C E. Durnell, the former jocke.v-trainer-owner, who is now in San Francisco. Durnell will determine for whom the crack lightweight will ride during the winter, if at all. Durnell. who is here arranging for the installation of a taxicab service in this and other coast cities, makes the interesting announcement that he received a telegram from A. J. Joyner, trainer for Harry Jayne Whitney, a day or two ago. inquiring at what Ugure Durnell would sell his contract on Dugau. Durnell says that he sold only first call on Dugan for the present New York season to Whitney a year ago and that his contract on the boy runs until May 15. 1909. He has telegraphed to Joyner, for whom Dugan rode well during the summer, that he would takes ,500 for the remaining time that the contract has to run. Durnell believes that Joyner is planning to take Dugan to England with him. Joyner is going abroad this fall to train the horses that AVhitney will race in England next year. Durnell says that if Whitney does not buy Du-gans contract, it will be for sale to the highest iildder. Durnell is through with the turf. Durnell expects to take his departure from San Francisco in about a fortnight for Paris, where he intends to buy about lifty machines for his San lrauclsco taxicab venture. They will be shipped around the Horn. II. G. liedwell will go to llanfonl within a few days to take up Sister Frances and J. It. Laughrey. two of his horses that have been turned out all summer. The speedy Fireball, whose form at the Seattle meeting was rather indifferent, appears to have improved greatly since his return to California and Hcdwell has hopes that the horse will show his old time foot when he again faces the starter hero. Bed well expects to win one or two of the cheaper sort of races with Silberschwanz, a three-year-old for which he traded Adela 1J. to Frank Clancy at the close of tho Seattle season. This horse worked well at Seattle, but did not start at the northern track. Charles Bowman1 has added the good four-year-old. Colonel Jack, to the string he will bring west for Hie winter campaign at Emeryville. Bowman went east last spring with Belmero. which he took out of a selling race for a small amount, and the two-year-old. King Ferdinand. Bcluiere has won many races for him on the Canadian circuit and has proved a highly prolitable investment, as Bowman has been able to win many good bets with him. Bowman secured Colonel Jack by the same process through which he itcnuired Belmere. Some horsemen fancied Colonel Jack to win the Burns Handicap hist year, but the horse did not start in the fixture on account of the inability of his trainer to obtain a car to get him hero. Matt Hois has reconsidered his decision to race at Arcadia, and his horses will be campaigned at Emeryville, as usual. Beis is iu San Francisco from Seattle and made application to Secretary Treat for stalls for Ida May. Miss OHieious. Belle of Iroquois, llerives. Reformation. Entre Nous, Dr. Coleman and Marianna. "Cricket" Kelly, the stable jockey, is under suspension, and Beis. will make an effort to have him restored to good standing, so that he may at least do the stahlo riding.

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