Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1914-04-22


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I I i i i I I I 1 I 1 1 1 1 i i , i i i NOTES OF THE TURF. White Hat" McCarthy is among the old-timers gathered at Havre de Grace. Jolly Beggar, which cost 25 as a yearling, has won about 843,500 in prise money for P. A. Connolly in Australia. It is repotted that J. B. Madden paid B. It. Bradley 84,800 for bis half interest in Pastorclla dam of Colin i and her suckling foal by Voter. I sited States Senators Ollie James of Kentucky. and William Hughes of New Jersey, were among the distinguished visitors at Havre de Grace on the • opening day. August Belmonts Kineade won the Prix da Bats de Cologne at the St. ClOOd race meeting in Franco Monday. Joseph K. Wideners Mont dOr ran sec-i ami in the Prix dea Ambepiaes. Mr. W. B. Neales, a well known Australian racing man. died in Adelaide recently. Mr. Neale- was part owner of The Assyrian, when that horse won the Melbourne Cup in 1*S2. He was also similarly situated in the case of First Water, when hi1 ran second to MartiniTIcnr in 1883, The steamer Bakai. which arrived in Melbourne recently, had on board the following thoroughbred stallions sent from England by 1. 11. Wheat croft : Eton Lad 1805, bv Orvieto Hash; Koonewla 11807, by Cyllene Handmaid: Monar 1!I10. by Marco litania. ami Pteropas 188?, by Flying las Mneme. Monar will in all probability race in Ans-j tr.ilia. The others will go into the stud, Hugh PcniiCs skill a.- a trainer i- probably re-i sponsible for Fathoms marvellous Improvement over his form of last year When the horse entered his sialic at Charleston last winter lie was great!] run down and Bennys efforts were directed to betiding him up. With the Improvement in ids general physical condition came a Corresponding and stead] improvement in his speed. Hawthorn, which was on the ailiti" list all last summer, is hiking his training at Lexington for this seasons racing under .1. C. Milams watchful rye with a vigor that holds out the promise that he will again show the brilliant form that marked his lacing as a two-year old. He has seemingly entirely recovered from the effects of the sickness that befell him on the eve of the running of the Kentucky Derby one year ago. Francis Nelson, commenting in the Toronto Globe on the move lo liar ctocken from Kentucky tracks. writes: "Only from the standpoint of tin- betting owner eaa any argument he offered in rapport of tie- Haves Kc in- proposition, and thai is net the n i -i desirable point of view. On a pabiic race coarse it ought to he open i" everybody to see and report what i- don,, in tin- way of work, whether that report he made to an individual, or to the public at large llireuli a new-paper." Although Australian horses have scarcely done .i-Well as could be wished in Important races in India during the |,:i-t couple of years, and England is receiving greater attention from that countrys I, in eis. we are not quite neglected. In Melbourne las week Mr. Agar Wynne disposed of Cider Ayr Laddie Iraleen i io the owner-trainer, T. Scott. win, will ship Cider to India after the Australian Jockey lull meeting. Cider is a better sprinter than stayer, and presumably Mr. Scott has bought him more with a view to short races than the VUx roya Cup. which i- run at a distance unlikcU to -nit him. — Sydnej Referee. Ihe mutuel system may let he established al Hamilton before m t season, hut that i- one place win re the "iron men" will no immediately and : cidcdlj popular: Anything that docs well "for us is always appreciated, and toe mutaela will provide returns at Hamilton of Mich proportions to tne investments a- will delightfully surprise those who lo not realize that in order to show at its best the syttem requires large and well-balanced fields, such :;- most rvi nt on the Hamilton program call oat. Odds far beyond what would lie possible under the hooking method will be Common enough once the mutuel sy-teni i- universal throughout Hie circuit. Ilancis Nelson in Toronto Globe.

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