Current Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1916-08-11


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF. Old Eylers, one of John E. Maddens juveniles, is credited with a five-eighths work-out in 23. 31. 47, 1:01. August. Belmonts Hourless and James Butlers Ivory Black are being pointed for the Saratoga Special, to be run Saturday. Harry Payne Whitneys Bellringer worked five-eighths in 1:00 between races at Saratoga a day or two ago and is accounted one of the best of the Whitney juveniles. Imis Tauber has arrived at Xew York to take in charge u shipment of thoroughbreds due from Europe for Jefferson Livingston. They will be shipped to Kentucky forthwith. Blanks have been issued for nominations to the Piping Rock Subscription Steeplechase, a private sweepstakes which closed last August for the vears 1915, 1910, 1917. The list or subscribers includes practically all the prominent stables in the country and the distance is three miles. Each subscriber is permitted to name two horses, only one of which may start, the one selected being named forty-five minutes before post time on the day of the race. Patrons of racing at Dufferin Park Tuesday witnessed something that perhaps never was seen on any other race track before, when they saw the sire, dam and foal all run on the one day and all in the colors of the one owner. The unique instance referred to is that of Tixieledi, a three-year-old filly, which ran in the first race. This filly is by Van Bit. which ran in the seventh race, anil is out of Maude Lcdi, a contestant in the last race. All are owned by X. 15. Sutherland. Christopher J. Fitz Gerald has been appointed judge of the special class for the best yearlings as sired by Breeding Bureau stallions, to be exhibited at the Syracuse State Fair, September 1. This prize is 00 and is for the best yearling as sired by .Breeding Bureau stallions which were exhibited at agricultural fairs or horse shows in 1915, and were awarded first, second and third prizes. There are twenty-one yearlings by Breeding Bureau stallions entered and the class should prove an attractive one. Bartlett McLennan, of Montreal, who for many years raced an extensive stable of junipers on the Xew York tracks, and who was one of the first to go" from Canada to the front in France, has been in a hospital in London for several weeks recovering from severe injuries received while with his regiment. He was literally blown from his horse in a charge in a severe artillery attack from the German batteries, but fortunately escaped with a badly shattered knee. The Atlantic Transport liner, Mongolia, which is exiKctcd to arrive at Xew York tliis week, is bringing fifty thoroughbreds from England. Of tiiese fifteen are for A. P. Humphrey, Jr., and eight for Jefferson Livingston, while it is not improbable that a large portion of the equine cargo will be consigned to Grant Hugh Browne, who has been a liberal buyer of yearlings and two-year-olds at the Xewniarket Autumn sales. It is probable that should Mr. Brownes thoroughbreds come over on the Mongolia the yearlings will be sent to his farm at Goshen, N. Y., for the present and later transferred to one or other of the Long Island tracks for their early lessons in racing.

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