Current Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1916-02-18


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF. Jockey Kddio Dugan is wintering at Geavesead and is exercising a horse occassional!. Harry LaMoctagne, termer owner .f ji racing stable, bad ■ bad Call while riding to sounds at Aikcu, S. ... Tuesday. None of the thirty riders knew of Mr. LaMootagaes fall until after the kill. lie was nicked up unconscious by a groom and rushed to his cottage la the rig of a passerby. Late reports from his bedside are to the elicit that he was resting easily. Jockey Joe Notter will be seen in the saddle again this year. He has been taking excellent care of himself through the winter, is practically always in training and be will be able to make most of the handicap and stake weights required for the 11. P. Whitney horses. Tommy MeTaggart is also under contract to Mr. Whitney, ami, with two such riders, the stable will be excellently equipped. J. .1. Sheridan lias taken up head platters at Graeesead with a small siring of thoroughbreds, all of which seem to be doing well, lie lias one three-year-old maiden and three good-looking two-year-olds. The lust looking of the two-year-olds is a big bay 111* by vclados -All Charms. Another likely lilly is a bay by Dick Iiunell -Bose Maid, ami the third is ■ smart-looking chestnut colt by George Kessler- -Twinkle. George Zeigler had his three three-year-olds oat •n the covered stable track, at. Gravesend Tuesday morning, and all were looking well. Lena Misha and Old Koenig have grown almost out of recognition b any one WOO had not seen them since I he close of ih. racing season. They have not only thickened ma I el i ally, but they sparer to have greatly Increased in length as wall as weight, Henry Jr. has also grown taller and has put on some weight, bat be bai not Improved as noticeably as his tWO stable mates of the same age. Belonging to a Chicago owner and in charge of ex-Jockey Arthur Connors, a couple of two-year-olds arc now stabled at the Hawthorne track. They were brought hen- from Juarez and are intended for racing over the Kentucky tracks. Of the two llntch Is by Old Hatch— Sepia, by Petrarch. The other Greenacre II. is by Laxxarone— St. Martha, by Sheen.

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