Racing Gossip from the East., Daily Racing Form, 1913-01-08


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RACING GOSSIP FROM THE EAST. Ken Turk, January 7.— J. F. Ryan, of Montreal, who silent New Veins in New Vork, considers th* nrnaneeta extra ;;ood for rfel lag; men in Canada next, season. The new mile track at Ottawa is all ready wii.i the exception of part of the top soil which will be put on early in the smin;;. All buildings are complete and there is stabling for 40O hntuen, A new mil,, track is also planned for Montreal. This track will be built at Dorval. the- heal suburb of Montreal. The place is easy of access, as bath the Craud Trunk and Canadian Pacific railway- can run train- then- in fifteen minules from Ihe city. Dorval i- a famous summer resort and there is fian boating ami fishing with plenty ,.: aeeoaaaaaaJatlaua for any number of visitors, it is seuuawed to have this track ready tor a fall aareting. •The National Bureau of Breeding helps ami wel cornea all legitimate raring." says Mr. Itvan. "fur racing is the sole unprejudiced test of the thoiuuli bred. There is something unflinching about a win niug P"-i thai cannot be duplicated i" all the bursa shows if tbe world. This is fully realised in Eutoul and He- governments protect ami foster racing iu order lo preserve the valuable thoroughbred blood and with it to rejuvenate ami purify all breeds. In ihe I raited States there has been annihilation Instead of regulation. If a man had a wait mi his thumb, you would not remove the wart by Mowing till the man with nitroglycerine, hut such action would be no mm •■ foolish than the method- used here against the turf. The whole world is made ii|i of builders, wreckers and dn s. The wrecker-! smashed tbe thoroughbred industrj iu this country. An.v partially evelutiil thing can be a wrecker, but it requires genius to build and crente." "Do you think the thnrossrhbred will muse back in the united States?" he was asked. "Yes, 1 do," w.i- the reply. "We know thul the thoroughbred ami his ancestors advanced with rivill satiou from ancient Babylonia to England and Inland and from Ireland bach to China. No alleged reformer can stop him. These men are in process of di-voluiion. Starting out n- lecturer* they de generated into demagogues and an- now tyrants. A tyrant i- a misfit iu eivilisatioa and alter a -hull time dies ..f introspection." Owing t" the popularity of racing i" Boston, Hi-Country Club of Bruokltne will race four day- iu June Instead of three a- in season- past This will make a total of -i day- of the sport iu the suburbs of iln- metropolis of Massachusetts. Plana are ander way f..r a days racing at Iln- establishment of Mrs. Lathrop Brown in Bendviile. It is needless t mvj thai an elaborate program, attracting th" prominent staldes interested in chasing- and fiat racing, will Ih- arranged. Racing over the natural country estate "f A. Henry Hlgginaua ai South Lincoln last summer wss highly Interesting, and tentative arrangement* an- ander way for its repc tition the coming season. ink Murphy, the Washington, D. c. luifsaaa who a few seasons ago raced Bright Boy ami a few others "ver Iln- eastern track-. Is h visitor in New York. lb- i- looking arounu for a few suitable horses, BUI he reported that there seemed to be lew for sal" ai any of the Long Island winter quarters, ile intends racing in western Canada next -i-a-oii and ha- been negotiating wiili Barney Scbreiber for aoaae horses. Willie Shaw left today for hi- annual visit lo hw parents in Oklahoma. •Mickey" Mile-, who ha- iTdiTen mi nearly om tia.k betweea tin- Atlantic ami Pacific, will start Im- ihe west al the end of Iln- week to witness the sport ii Juareu. Barnej Klyun. a Bowery honlfnee wlio roe- in Hie mime of Hie Iaikvalc Stable, will probably accompanj Mile- J. inns iark. gentleman Inritey, ha.- pun baaed Viiim Maid. .1 half-sister to Collgny. from J. How ard Lewis. Native Maid la n tour-year-old bav tilly by Irish I. ad LOrient, by l/ogle. She ha-, in- n schooled "Vi 1 the jumps ami will be named for tin- steeplechasi events to be decided this season at tin amateur meetings. Phllly Hyam-. owner of Granite, ha- announced his intention .if attending the meeting al Charleston. He will leave within a few days, accompanied by I rank Stoddard. .lann- II. Cimiov. the hoi-cman who firs] brought i"il;i I Perrine east, i- a hold man now. He w a iii N.-w York "11 :i business trip 1 few days ago, having come from Washhnrran, D. C. when he is iu business.

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