Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-27


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NOTES OF THE TURF TURFTrainer Trainer Peter Wiuimer has gone to England EnglandLouis Louis II Noble is superintendent of the Douglas Park course courseGolf Golf Rail and Hard Rail sire anil son arc racing at Coeur dAlene dAleneJockey Jockey Mondon who failed to secure a license from the Canadian Racing Associations has gone to Montreal for the halfmile track racing racingE E C Cowdins Sankara by Deceiver out of In ¬ trepid by Hindoo recently foaled a bay filly by Proomstick She will be mated this season with Sweep SweepPresident President Wilsons three daughters were among the throng of fashionable and official folk who en ¬ joyed Saturdays racing of tho Washington Riding and Hunt Club at the Kenning track trackJames James Milton who is to do the starting at Rel mont Park and other New York tracks was at Montreal last week He Is on his way to New York from his home at Dallas Texas TexasThe The officials for the lUue Ronncts meeting will ta Stewards Lieut Col Win Ilendrie Colin Campbell and Rartlett McLennan judges J J Rurke and Fmncis Nelson handlcapper J J Rurke paddock judge J J Macknssey patrol judge Win J Morrison tinier W O Ilagar clerk of the scales Joseph McLennan starter A R Dade DadeThe The Australian Jockey Club is arranging to dis ¬ tribute 5750 in added money for fourteen days racing and the Victoria Racing Club il2OOO for six ¬ teen days during the season of 1013 and 1014 The A J C will run 21 races for which the added money ranges from 5000 to 25000 and the V R C sixteen ranging from 5000 to 40000 the latter amount being attached to the Melbourne Cup CupHis His passage from the office of GovernorGeneral of Canada has not lessened the interest of Earl Grey in racing at Woodbine which his official pat ¬ ronage did so much for and on Saturday Secretary Fraser of the Ontario Jockey Club received the following cable for the club from the Earl in Lon ¬ don Rest wishes for good meeting hearty con ¬ gratulations Splendid list of entries Kings Plate and others Grey GreyThe The management of the Kentucky Association plans to increase the purses for the fall meeting at Lexington Secretary G I Wilson is quoted as follows It is our intention to have at least three of the stakes for the fall meeting of the value of 2500 added each At the spring meeting we gave away about 000 each day and we expect to in ¬ crease this giving bigger stakes and purses than have ever been given at the Lexington track trackThe The death occurred in Calcutta recently of Sir A A A pear who for many years was one of Indias leading sportsmen and at the time of his death was senior steward of tho Calcutta Turf Club He took an active interest In the turf and in Calcutta was rarely unrepresented In the big events He was a liberal buyer of Australian horses and his first Viceroys Cup win was effected through Statesman in 1SSK Subsequently he won that race with Moor liouse another Australian and then with Great Scott In 1903 and 1904 Fitzgraftou in 100C and 1007 while Mayfowl one of his old country importations was successful in 1910 and 1011 and deadheated with Rrogue last year He taught Vavasor after that horse won the Sydney Cup and another of his purchases was Neith for which he gave 10000 It was not only as a sportsman that Sir A A Apcar was prominent but In many other respects respectsThat That racegoers are careful with their Totalisator tickets even if they are on losing horses is shown by the experience of the Kaimnda Racing Club with its hurdle race The committee decided to return all moneys invested on the event less 10 per cent and already 110 of the 12S pound tickets have been returned and 700 of the 800 five shilling tickets Adelaide Australia Sporting Mail Racegoers in the Antepodes are evidently thriftier than the average American patron of racing racingAs As a rule the offspring of old parents have not much merit or vitality but a notable exception Is the robust Grand National winner Covcrtcoat whose sire Hackler was nineteen and bis dam Cinnamon twenty in 1000 the year he was foaled Ilackler died In October 1007 and few horses have ever done tatter in siring junipers than this son of Petrarch With regard to a classic winner com ¬ ing from an old father and mother the most notable case I remember is Aida which won the One Thous ¬ and Guineas of 1001 for Sir James Miller She was by Gatopln foaled in 1S72 so twentyfive the year he begat her out of Queen Adelaide foaled in 1SS1 Amlax in Horse ami Hound

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