Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1914-03-22


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NOTES OF THE TURF. Jockey Borei is in Chicago after having spent a brief sic-ll in New York city. He will not resume riding until the opening, of the Kentucky season at Lexington April 24. The recent adjournment of the Virginia legislature without the enactment into law of the anti-racing bill which had been introduced assures at least two more years of the sjiort at Jamestown. Thomas Fortune Ryan, en route from the south to Washington in his private, car, spent about six hours in Lexington Friday". Accompanied bv John E. Madden he made a visit to" Hamburg Place and other stock farms in the vicinity. The Ryan string of thoroughbred horses in charge of W. M. Carter, will be shipped to Lexington for the spring meeting of the Kentucky Association. Jack Martin, a few seasons back one of the best American jockeys, has heard the call of the turf again, and he will be back with a string of jumpers this year, ir lie follows out his present plans. Martin has become :i staid business man, but the prospect for first-class sport this year has induced him to spend at least some of his time on the courses, where he promises to show his own colors. John Bullman. who rode with distinction over most of the tracks in this country a dozen years ago. is critically ill in the St. James Hospital at Butte, Mont. Bullman rode Sidney Lucas and Robert Wad-dell to victory in the American Derby. He rode for August Belmont when in his best form and shared in most of the turf triumphs of Mizzen. Mastermnn and others of that period. He also rode Africander in some of his best races when that three-year-old was making glorious turf history.

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