Leigh to Take Garner to France: Sir Martin Thriving at Sheepshead Bay-Jack Parker Sold to Adam Beck, Daily Racing Form, 1908-12-01


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LEIGH TO TAKE GARNER TO FRANCE. Sir Martin Thriving at Sheepsliead Bay Jack Parker Sold to Adam Beck. New York. November "0. When Eugene Leigh leaves for France next week, jockey Charles Garner will accompauy him. having been engaged to ride for Leigh next season. Garner was one of the most : iiccessful boys around the New York tracks a year :tgo, but last season did not seem to get to going rife lit. until near tin; finish. iIgh will give Garner very chance to show the form he displayed on the local tracks when right and as hi! has the largest pnilie stable in France, will be able to give Garner plenty of work. There is a strong probability that J., nigh wiil take charge of the large consignment of thoroughbred mares that James 15. Haggin will ship to France at an early date. The Millstream Stud sale in France was considered remarkably good and .Mr. Haggin no doubt believes that Leigh will be able to dispose of the inures he does not want at good prices in that country. Herman 15. Dnryea has ordered that Irish Lad. Ascot Belle. Ravello II.. Monroe Doctrine and three weanlings be shipped here from Lexington. Ky. and it is believed they will be sent abroad to join the other horses at Mr. Duryeas establishment in France. John E. Maddens champion two-year-old of the reason. Sir Martin, is in line condition at Sheepsliead 15ay and. along with Fayette and Edward, is out every morning for cantering exercise. Tom Welsh lias sold the two-year-old colt. Jack Parker, a fnll-brothor to Charles Edward, to Adam 15eck of Montreal. Que. Mr. P.eck made liis purchase through C. J. Fitzgerald and. though the price was not made public, it is certain that he did not go too cheaply, as Welsh bought the colt at the Thomas sale for ,500. Jack Parker is a line looking colt, standing sixteen hands high, and is of a rich chestnut color and only a week ago :it Gravcseiid showed a half in 491 in the mud. Frank Light foot will race at Havana during the winter, having .shipped bis horses to Tampa a lew days ago bound for Cuba. Jockey Callahan, who rode well in Canada the past season, will ride for Light foot. William Du P.ols left yesterday for Mexico, where lie ban some mining interests that demand his sittontion. Maitt Allen has his horses working over the Gravesend track and all appear in line condition. AlMMit eighty-live horses are reported to have arrived at Havana from Tampa, which will increase tlie number of horses at the Cuban track to the number of l.r0. Another shipment is expected from .New Orleans this week, and there is little doubt that when the meeting opens Jiext Saturday there will be no scarcity of horses. James Milton, who will do the starting, is expected to arrive at Ha vana. tomorrow. All indications point, to a successful racing season in the Cuban capital.

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