Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1914-03-11


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NOTES OF THE TURF. Hichard 1. Ledgott, a well-known California horseman, died at Oakland recently. Out of 91S thoroughbred mares registered in Germany last year, 030 had foals. Seven mares foaled twins. Jockey llenrv Hadtke, brother of the noted rider Herman Hadtke, has signed to ride for Count Laza-lefT in Hussia the coining summer on remunerative terms. J. 1". Widener lias sold the French, four-year-old Rabelais Mountain colt. Hoi de For, to go to Ron-mania, and the horse has already departed for his j new home. In addition to the list of owners published not long : ago Tor which II. Eugene Leigh, is to train in France this year, lie is to handle the horses of Count Gerard de Moustiers. The fame of the Kentucky Derby is traveling afar. Le Jockey, the leading French publication devoted to racing, published the conditions of this notabl? American race in a recent issue. Racing rules apply all round. The clerk of the course at the recent Warwick. Eng., meeting was ; lined 50 by the National Hunt committee for not having the course properly delincd for the hunters sheeplechase. The Union Club, which governs racing in Germain- Will distribute 42,05G in prize money this vear" as compared with 20,734 in 1913. Of this years total, 77,09S will be distributed at Ilop-pcarten, and the rest at various tracks. The crown prince of Germany will not have ; black and white, sash and cap, for his colors this I season, as previously announced. His colors will be ; black, with white sleeves and black cap. His Royal Highness lias some steeplechasers in training, but hitherto he has only entered his horses for ; militarv races. The oliicial registration of his k colors is thought to indicate an intention of ap- pen ring as an owner in other races. Following is a summary of a sale recently held in the Juarez paddock: Miss Sly. J. W. Cook. 50; Little Jane. C. Sanford. : Gemmell. O. Rice. 00; Hen Stone, J. W. Pinkkam. 25; Sum-tnerhill. J. W. Flyun. 2u: Holberg, J. W. Pink-hani 35 Ave. O. L. Mackey. Sloo; Jessie Simpson, C A. Beers. 05; Superiority, Smith and Far-rar si5; rtlrevitv. C. R. Proctor. 00; Renwar, Smith and Farrar, 50: El Chotba. Smith and Farrar. f 190; Grover, C. Glenn. 5.

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