American Horses Loaded for England: Colin, Ballot, Prisoillian and Many Other Famous Racers Placed on the Steamer, Daily Racing Form, 1908-10-17


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AMERICAN HORSES LOADED FOR ENGLAND. Colin, Ballot. Priscillian and Many Other Famous Racers Placed On the Steamer. ev York. October 10. Between four and livo-thirty oclock this afternoon sixty-six race horses owned by James K. Keene. Harry Payne Whitney. August Belmont. Herman B. Duryea and F. It. and I Hitchcock were loaded on the Atlantic transport line steamship Minnehaha, which sails for England tomorrow at 11 a. in. Thirty men and 1kvs, including A. J. .Toyner. John Kehlosscr. Tom Leary and AY L. Oliver, accompanied the consignment as caretakers. The James It. Keene lot included Colin. Ballot. Melisande. Suffragette and Selectman. The last-mentioned pair belong to James Kowe. Mr. Keenes American trainer, but will run, barring accident, in the Epsom Derby and Oaks respectively in the eclors of Mr. Keene. their former owner. Herman B, Duryoa sends Mediant, Ben Ban and ten others. Mr. Belmont was represented by only Priscillian and Antaeus; Practical and Fair Play are to be shipped Ltr on. At the last moment the Messrs. Hitchcock decided to ship their steeplechasers. Bayonet. Hylas. Kegal Koyal and Stokes. Everything went en Finoothly and with despatch except Field Daisy, which had to be blindfolded before he was induced to walk aboard. Mr. Joyner had nothing to say "crrit that he regretted leaving America and hoped to fret back home soon. No one knows what trainer Las been engaged for the Keene horses. The original Whitney consignment was augmented by one. Dinna Ken. Mr. and Airs. Herman B. Duryea and a number of turfmen were present at the loading of the most valuable consignment of thoroughbreds ever sent away from this couutry. Outside of what J. It. Keene decides to leave here, one of the chief stewards of the Jockey Club is quoted as saying that it was distressing to think that nearly every good horse is to be shipped abroad for the reason that they are practically valueless here under present and prospective conditions in racing affairs. But owners cannot be censured for sending their horses to countries where they are of some value. The failure of J. E. Madden to shin Sir Martin and Fayette on the Minnehaha today is considered significant. Frank J. Nolan, owner of the Bevcrwyck Stable and Malacca, its principal steeplechaser, said today that he would send that horse to France and race him there in cross-country races next season if lie made a good showing in the Champion Steeplechase tomorrow. Should Malacca be deemed gooil enough for foreign campaigning, several flat racers in the stable will be sent along to keep him company. Edward F. Heffner acquired the good Buck Massie colt. Killcreen. from Thomas Tault today, terms thought to approximate ,000. Killcreen defeated Practical, the Belmont two-year-old full brother to Priscillian. in his last race. There is a report that Dave Gideon is the real buyer of the youngster. He will be raced at New Orleans. J. H. McCor-mick. too. will probably race at the Crescent City m Elianna left for Baltimore today with Obdurate. and others. tDelando P. at. Burch will have charge of Dreamer and a jiumher of tho Duryea yearlings, while the principal members of that stable are racing abroad. Eddie Dugan will probably ride for S. C. nildrcth in California next winter. Trainer A. J. Joyner says that his contract with narry Payne Whitney has expired and will not be renewed Ten of n. T. Oxnards yearlings, the get of Islington were sold at Newmarket. England, todaj. P J. Dwycr refused to discuss next seasons racing "prospects today . "It will be time enough after the election." he said. The funeral of Mrs. Frank Clarke, wife of tho superintendent of the Shcepsbcad Bay race course, took place at Shecpshead Bay today. There was a hie -crowd of representative turfmen at the funeral.

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