Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1914-12-16


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NOTES OF THE TURF. Grazclle was badly cut down in the race iu which she participated at Charleston Monday.. Envy is reported to have lost an eye at Juarez as a result of being struck by an assistant starters whip. In New Zealand during the past twelve months the government collected 01,025 as revenue from the racing clubs, most of which was derived from the totalizator. Eighty thousand people saw tills years running of the Melbourne Cup. as compared with 0S.000 last year. The falling off is attributable to the conditions attending the war. The American-bred horse Embracer, by Wools-thorpe Embrace, has found a new owner iu Australia. W. Norman liaviug disposed of him to A. J. Cotton of Grandchester, Queensland, and will go into the stud. F. W. Johnson, a former jockey, who at one time rode for Ponds and Haier, died at home at Spuytea Duyvil. N. Y., last Saturday. He was 28 years old and was of late years employed as an exercising rider by G. M. Odoin and other eastern owners.

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