Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1914-10-06


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. NOTES OF THE TURF. The admission fee at Laurel is .50 lor men and 1 $ for women. At Bowie it is . Saturdays attendance at Laurel was estimat-.d at 5,000, and included numerous society folk from I A Washington, Baltimore and Philadelphia. Johnny ReilT, American jockey, lias returned to tl this country from France to round up American I Jiorses i for the French cavalry and artillery. I have ! li Inade my living in France for fourteen years, ie : said "and am now going to Kansas and select ; horses for the government. There will be no commission or prolit in it for me. France needs horses h badlv. The Germans make it their business to shoot t every horse they cant use." W. F. Presgrave has purchased from John E. Madden -j the following yearlings: Chestnut illly by r Star Shoot Autumn Leaves; bay lilly by Star r Shoot .Tanowood; brown lilly by Plaudit Merit. ; The altovc yearlings were shipped to New Jersey 1 f from Lexington last week. Mr. Presgrave also i shipped in the same car his bay stallion Bryn i Mawr, bv Athcling Maggie Weir, and two broodmares . from E. L. Davis Bookwood Stud. , The rule heretofore in effect against "bleeders" at , Pimlico lias been altered to read as follows: "Owners or trainers of horses which have bled in II 1914 must obtain permission of a steward of the 0 meeting to enter such horses in races on the fiat, 1 under penalty of a line. The entry of a horse J3 which bleeds, in a race on the Hat, will not be accepted again at the same meetings. The purpose of thi? l-ule is to eliminate the entry of horses g whose bleeding is likely to prove dangerous or to cause tlieir form to be unduly inconsistent."

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