Current Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1916-03-28


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF. Ballot had forty-six registered foals in 1914. twenty-four colts and twenty-two fillies, a greater number tlian any other horse save Star Shoot, which had fifty-two, twenty colts and thirty-two fillies. At a meeting of the members of the Rockaway Hunt Club William Ayrault Hazard was elected president: H. Hobart Pat tar, vice-president: New-bold T. Lawrence, secretary, and Frederick 11. Hatch, treasurer. E. L. Davis. Midway, Ky.. has consigned his handsome yearling colt, half-brother to For Fair, by Trap Rock — Fairy, by St. Frusquin to the yearling sale to be held by the Kentucky Sales Co. in May during the Lexington spring race meeting. Among the trainers at Gravesend, Sandy Mc-Naughtcn appears to have the most forward lot, and he may be counted as one of the first to ship to Maryland. His three-year-old Recluse is probably as near being ready to race as any animal at Gravesend. The chestnut marc Mary Ann K., 6. by Northern Star — Polly, by Renssalaer. has been purchased by Charles D. Kay, of Big Oaks Stock Farm, Hubers. Ky.. and added to his list of broodmares. Mary Ann K. will be bred this season to Ivan tht» Terrible. She has had a long and good record on the race tracks of this country and Canada. James McLaughlin. Jr., is looking for some owner or trainer to share a car with him for shipment from Gravesend to Maryland. Celandria, Watercress II. and the steeplechaser Syosset are the trio which make up the McLaughlin string, and it is said that they are among the most forward of the horses at Gravesend. Though the Rules of Racing debar a two-year-old from running off a dead-heat, they do not prohibit it from competing in two races on the same afternoon, and this most unusual possibility ia re ported from Australia as a fact of recent occurrence. A filly named Miss Tressadv was third in a good field at five-eighths at Rand wick, ami an hour and a half later won a nursery handicap at the same distance. Old-time racing reports show cases of two-year-olds competing in mile and a half heats, so that by comparison Miss Tressadys effort was not an overtaxing one.

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