S. C. Hildreth Gets 1913 License.: Famous American Trainers French Application Not Prejudiced by Doping Case., Daily Racing Form, 1913-01-03


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S. C. HILDRETH GETS 1913 LICENSE. Famous American Trainers French Application Not Prejudiced by Doping Case. Yesterday W. A. Plukertou received a cablegram from s. c. Ilildreili conveying the Information thai the French Jockey Club has given him his license as .i n liner for 1913. This Intelligence will gratifj Hildreth* many friends in this country. It having l.een reared thai the raet Ilia I a horse trained b. 1. 1 in had l.een disqualified liter winning, on the ground that ii had been "doped" In violation f in. role* . ! racing, might lead to the loss of his lb use and •- nd liis career as trainer for Charles Kohjer in France. The rablegram came from Nice, wluie racing is new in progress. The horse disqualified was s. treated oa tiie report ..i Professor Kaufman i.i the effect that analy si hi iis saliva disclosed the presence of certain itoids snowing that stimulating drugs had beea given ii by Injection or otherwise. Kaufman is a profe ..i f analytical eheii.isny and n his reports .the. winning horses in other ownerships were also ilisqualined. His methods have coaae In for mueii adverse criticism and ai« aluwel certainly fallacious. What would seem tn be conclusive evidence on liiis point is furnished by an experiment recently eon-ilnei.-.l bj the highest authorities of the German turf. iiid.-r their direction several horses were - Isolated undei strict supervision for a sufficient length of lime in preclude the possibility of any .-tiers nf "doping being prea nt. Then, when . ih.i. -.iliva was submitted to ilie Kaufman methods . ■ i analysis, the same alkaloids were found to be present thai had led to the unjust disqualification nt i!i. winning horses in 1r: It would seem that l*rufessor Kaufman and bJa sensational con c lusiei ■ iiiusi now be relegated to the scrap heap. San; Hiiiinih lias 1,,-m-i beea accused of any lack of common sense. He has purchased a beautiful home ..i i. iis, ,iis Latlitiei on the outskirts of Paris :-.i %H ii. on .,1,1 set al~.ui the outlay of 0,000 more • In Imtiroving it to meet his needs and purposes. Ii is bardl] likelj he would have i ui this invest meat and Ills profession besides, in Jeopardv. hy rkdaMng Prem-h racing law for the sake ; winning i paltry purse race, that being what the raci la ■inestlou mid have amounted bo in this country. lie Issuance of ■ license to him for IM3 is con elusive evidence that be Is bebl guiltless • : wrong • Miiiir in He opinion of the Prench Jockey club. All of which is satisfactory and be is to ! ■ con grata la ted.

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