Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1913-11-12


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NOTES OF THE TURF. G. W. Shute reports the death of his brown stallion. King Solomon, G, by Mazagan La Biclie. by Rosicruciau. At Latonia Monday J. T. Hughes sold Polls to Henry McDaniel and W. C. Clancy bought Rooster from James MacManus. W. J. Dowling has purchased for stock purposes the chestnut stallion Arcite. 9. by Alvescot La Gascogne. by Gascon. Arcite will make the season of 1914 in Michigan. There were thirty-eight starters in the Epsom Handicap in Australia last month and the favorite, which was quoted at 7 to 1, ran second. A favorite has not been successful in this race for ten years. Derby Day at the Raudwlck course in Australia last month attracted an attendance of 00.000. On Metropolitan day the crowd numbered 50,000. The Derby Day crowd represented a new record for the track. Old Rosebud and Little Nephew, crack two-year-olds of 1913, were bred on scientific principles; both having a double or triple cross of the blood of Alarm, from which descend Hiiiiyar, Domino, Commando, Peter Pan, Colin, etc. The Australian Jockey Clubs October meeting was a brilliant success, both socially and financially. The visitors each day included the Governor-General and Lady Deuman. the ViCe-Regal party being a large one. Lord Denhains colors were carried in several races. The Charleston program book provides for the Fort Sumter Inaugural Handlenp of ,500. two 00 purses and three 00 purses .for the opening day of the Palmetto Park meeting, a total of ,200. For the second day four 00 purses and two 00 are provided, a total of ,200. Charles Crew has named his yearling bay colt by Inferno New Dance, Pepper Sauce. The youngster is a half brother to that reliable old campaigner. Caper Sauce. Canuio Jean is the name given the yearling chestnut filly by Martlmas Cannie Maid. Both are nicely turned youngsters. With two race tracks running for 100 days or more this winter, it looks like the horsemen, wno have to race In winter, are to be well provided for. A couple of years ago things looked pretty precarious for winter racing, but now, with Charleston and Juarez to give big meetings, matters are picking up and the turfmen have but little to complain about. Racing material Is becoming more and more scarce every day. It looks like this would be the ideal time lo begin breeding for the market. Thoroughbred Record. W. S. Threlkeld of Pleasurevllle, Ky., has sold to J. N. Camden, of Hartland Stud,. Versailles, Ky.. the beautifully bred imported mare Involved, by Prince Hampton or Uoyal .Hampton out of Ste Andresse. by St. Simon, and Yolanda, by St. Florian oiit of Involved. This family is prominently before the public today on account of the brilliant record made by Tracery, the horse of the year iu England, for which his owner, August Belmont, recently refused the flattering offer of 00,000. Tracerys dam. Topiary, is out of Plnisanterie, by Welllng-tonia, the second dam of Involved. These mares will prove quite an acquisition to Mr. Camdens already select band of broodmares.

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