Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-21


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NOTES OF THE TURF TURFSt St Savin is being liberally patronized in Australia AustraliaAugust August Belmont in speaking of the coining meet ¬ ing at Belmont Park Is quoted as sayimr that thert would be racing there every day scheduled even if only three persons were in the grandstand grandstandTho Tho track veterinary Dr Mclntojh reports the following horses as sick and ailing at Coeur dAIene Iree with a bad knee Sir Alvnscot shoulder lame ¬ ness Enfield bad ankles and Flying Footsteps ail injured tendon tendonTho Tho totalizator turnover for the two days of the Auckland Racing Clubs Easter meeting in New Zealand was 3 i2205 or 25075 more than the corre rcsponding years showing Iu Christclmrch the in ¬ vestments at the C J C Easter meeting totaled 288250 which was in Increase of 04915 as com ¬ pared with the corresponding two days last season Recent arrivals at Woodbine were the Bermuda Derby winner Blue Laws and the stable of II G Bedwell Blue Laws goes to trainer John Graver The Redwell horses include many wellknown racers and the twoyearold Dally Waters The others are Prince Ahmed Righteasy Ren Loyal Nimbus Eddie Grnney Nadzu Lochiel Early Light Paton Pardner Relic Cliilton and Rilly Vanderveer VanderveerDr Dr J S Tyree announces that be has sold an in ¬ terest in his big stable to J J McCafferty who will hereafter handle the horses as trainer Dr Tyree in announcing the change of trainers stated that his business interests prevent him from taking an active part in the management of his horses and with Mr McCafferty as trainer and part owner the latter will share the responsibility The Tyree horses will be shipped to Montreal at once onceWith With the close of the Pimlico meeting the racing scene will today shift to Electric Park in the vicinity of Raltimore This plant has undergone many improvements since last fall a new grand ¬ stand having been built and the grounds and track improved in many ways There will be twelve mii tuel machines in operation They arrived a few days ago from Louisville Ky Most of the Pim ¬ lico operators will be given positions to operate the machines machinesThe The fiveyearold American mare Waltz by York ¬ shire Lad Cake Walk recently won the City Tat tersalls Cup an important racing fixture at Sydney New South Wales She was shipped from this coun ¬ try to Australia by I H Wheutcroft last year Tho distance of the race was 1 38 miles Waltz lind previously won the Australian Jockey Club Holiday Handicap 1 14 miles and the Tattersalls Club Dennian Handicap 1 14 miles Waltz raced 28 times in this country as a twoyearold and a threeold and went to Australia a maiden maidenSome Some of the older members of the City Tatter sails must have einlled at the difference between the meeting of Saturday last and the one first held ly that club nt Raudwick On that occasion though the prize money only totald 2000 there was difficulty in making ends meet while on Satur ¬ day it is probable a good profit resulted notwith ¬ standing that 9000 was distributed There must have been fully 30000 present on Saturday the Leger and Hat iu particular being well patronized Fields were large and betting spirited Sydney Referee RefereeThe The automatic totalizator invented by Mr Julius was tried at the Auckland Racing Clubs Easter meeting and gave great satisfaction The Invest ¬ ments were heavier than usual but the figures for each race were all checked about two minutes after the closing of the machine instead of about 13 min ¬ utes with the old machine The new totalizator is thoroughly appreciated by the clubs starter Mr OConnor and with good cause Under the total ¬ izator act in New Zealand no race can be started until the Totalizator is closed and the figures made up From this it will be seen that the new ma ¬ chine will save a delay of something like ten min ¬ utes at tlie starting post an improvement for which owners will be devoutly thankful as every minute at Or near the starting barrier often tells against the chance of a highstrung horse Sydney Referee RefereeThe The late Eddie Gaines whose death took place at New York a few days ago followed Tod Sloan when that rider was all the rage on the English tracks and for a while lie prospered Rut iu time the English bookmakers took him for his entire bankroll Old gamblers tell a yarn to the effect that Gaines awoke one morning in a hall bedroom to find that he had three cents He received a stamped envelope iu the mail with the request to remit tho amount of a tailors 1111 Gaines went to a neighlwring saloon and offered to match the three pennies and the two cent stamp against a nickel The bartender consented and Gaines won Before he left the place he had run the nickel into 50 and that afternoon he went to the race track where he put his whole capital on a 20 to 1 shot which won the first race He beat the card and had 30000 in his pocket at sundown

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