Current Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1916-05-31


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF. The attendance at Belmont Park Saturday was estimated at 25.000. The Duryca Estate yearlings will Ik- shipped to Saratoga in a few days. H. N.ustctcr has given J. O. Talbott first call on the services of jockey Lykes for the rest of the New York meetings. George Smith, winner of the Kentucky Derby, made his appearance on the main track at Belmont Park Saturday and indulged in his first speed work since going east. He cantered three-i|uarters in 1:21, and appears to be in excellent physical condition. Crimper, the top-price horso of the Duryca sale, is now in the stable of W. I. Bnrch in charge of trainer Brooks. He has few engagements now, only being in the Saratoga Cup and Travers Stakes at Saratoga. The stakes to close for autumn racing will afford other opportunities for this fine colt. A request upon the San Diego city council to pass an ordinance which would prohibit any publicity being given to the races at the Tijuana. Mexico, trade, just across the border, is contained in a resolution adopted by the directors of the Panama-California International Exposition, now open at San Diego, Cal. H. K. Knapps recent purchase at the Duryea sale, the five-year-old horse Frizzle, is in the Saratoga, Champlain, Merchants and Citizens* and Delaware handicaps at Saratoga. He should be ready by that time to show what he can do. He was an excellent three-year-old in France and, because of the war, has not raced since early in 1914. His sire, Binou. was one of the greatest stayers of modern French racing. Hourless. winner of the Juvenile Stakes in the colors of August Belmont at Belmont Park Saturday, although imported. Is in a way an American bred, as he was bred by Mr. Belmont in England. His sire. Negofol. which won the French Derby, is richly bred, he being by Childwick, a son of St. Simon, while his dam was the famous French racer Ilaisanterie. the second dam of Mr. Belmonts great race horse Tracery. Hour Glass II.. the dam of Hourless, is a Rock Sand mare, so that Hourless success was acceptable in every way to the chairman of the Jockey Club. James M. Shilling. Frank Smith and J. D. Misick have arrived at Montreal from Tijuana with their racing stables. They bring word that the Tijuana meeting will continue until July, when a number of the stalles now racing there will go to Reno for the midsummer Nevada meeting. It is stated that the iKiokmakors at the Lower California track are heavy losers. Roy Offutt is reported as having met with especially heavy reverses. "Izzy" Ham dropped 0,000 in short order and left for New York. A movement is on foot, engineered by the smaller fry of the ring, to syndicate in an effort to recoup losses before the close of the meeting. Offutt is said to be opposed to such a procedure.

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