Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-24


view raw text

NOTES OF THE TURF It is estimated that 3000O people witnessed the recent running of the Adelaide Cup in Australia Bruin Belle Cliff Maid Tlie Turkess Headlight Black Broom and Golden Chimes comprise the Bel mont Parlr schooling list listTlie Tlie death of James Dumas an oldtime trainer is reported from New York He trained a number of good horses in his day including Diablo DiabloTiider Tiider the rules of the Royal Calcutta Turf Club licensed bookmakers are bound to post their debtors for the full amount of their Indebtedness IndebtednessGeldings Geldings are to lie liarrcd from tlie forthcoming running of the Australian Jockey Clubs Derby Tliis race was only once won by a gelding in the fortyseven years of its history historyJ J T Weaver decided to dodge the Canadian Derby because lie found that Gowell would have to carry 120 pounds and concede weight to Ten Point Hawthorn and other probahlo starters startersAn An Australian who recently visited England and while there had a look at Carbine says the old cham ¬ pion is broken down with age This Is not surpris ¬ ing considering he will lie 28 years of age next August aiul news of his death will not come as a surprise at any time Despite his years he in still advertised for stud duty though his fee Is down to 240 as compared with 490 last year Tlie highest fee Curbine over commanded in England was 1000 1000The The task of improving the Lexington paddock has l ceu begun It is to be extended until it is double the former size and It Is to be graded and leveled off anil resodded Benches are to be placed under the trees and it Is quite likely to lie a favorite spot during the fall meeting An extension to the grand ¬ stand is to be made within the coming month and before the fall meeting opens several carloads of sand will have been spread upon the inside galloping track to the end that training operations may go forward practically all winter There arc only eleven thoroughbreds at the track at present presentNearly Nearly every racing man is more or less supersti ¬ tious and in England recently Mr George Faber in tlie hope that it might break his long run of ill luck changed his colors from white and yellow collar to lilac orange sleeves scarlet cap Strangely enough the first time tlie new colors were used they were carried by a winner and were on another a few days later However the change did not enable Mr Faber to win the Lincolnshiro Handicap witli the muchfancied Inclo Pat Bear ¬ ing on superstitions the Paris correspondent of a London paper mentions that when the Prince of Orange raced in France he would look down his card on the morning of a meeting and strike out any of his horses which happened to be No 13 in a race

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1913062401_1_8
Library of Congress Record: