Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1913-12-02


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NOTES OF THE TURF. Sir Alvescot sulks in his work. Thomas Monahans Inflexible Gold Lace stallion, Jextile, will stand at Kingston Stud in Kentucky next season. J 3. II. Moodys chestnut gelding Giipian, C, by Olympian Gliding I5y, died of pneumonia at Dallas lexas, recently. Starter Cassidy has placed Dig Lumax. Great Iriar, Dromi and Soug of Rocks on the schooling list at Juarez for bad acting at the post. Peter Whinner, who has been a patient in the American Hospital at Paris, France, expects to sail tomorrow on the Olympia for New York. The attendance during the meeting of the Jamestown Jockey Club just closed is said to have been .HXSF Kss tuan -500 with the average close to .It is expected that the coming session of the Virginia legislature will be asked to pass some stringent anti-butting legislation. Governor-Elcct Hehry Stnart is said to be in favor of prohibiting runuing p j-aces altogether. The Indian jockey. S. Johnson, is now exercising horses at Juarez and lias seemingly recovered from his accident of several months ago, which threatened for a time to be fatal. A surgical operation saved 4he boy, skilled physicians extracting two bones from one of bis legs. Frank Sloan lias sold to Alve J. Walker the two-year-old bay filly Stella Graine, by Filigrane, out of Osee, by Oddfellow, for ,500. She will be raced at Juarez. .Mr. Sloan has .purchased from T. 1!. Cromwell a yearling gelding by Stalwart Skyo and a yearling filly by Stalwart Christmas. Mr. Sloan has also purchased the three-year-old bay filly Bow and Arrow, by Boanerges Straight and True, by Water Level. Deutscher Sport gives some interesting particulars of :tlie late Tommy Burns riding career in Europe After leaving the United States he first rode in trance during 1905, and in the following vear be was attached to the Royal Graditz stable and headed the .winning list In Germany with a total of 54 wins. He then returned to America, lmt went back to Germany early in the present year to ride fqr trainer J. .Campbells stable. He steered 31 winners, finishing fourth on the winning list to G. Archibald, F. Bullock and Rastenberger. and one of ,bis most brilliant efforts was when he won by n bead on Melba in the Nuago Rennen at Hoppe-garten last month. Deutscher Sport pays a high ixiinpliinent to the dead jockey for las ability, diligence, honorable character and amiability.

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