Current Notes of the Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1917-01-17


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CURRENT NOTES OF TEE TURF. Capper King is a useful littl • horse, but ,500 is a lot ot money. However, if Mike Gorman is to thare in tin- proceeds nil the horse mea will rejoice, for he i- th: i o -t p opul.i- trainer on the ircuit. Toronto Star. J. B. Goodman has a couple of shifty platers at Havana this winter iii Liberator and Droll. Beth have been freqin nt. winners at the meeting and are mainly responsible for the amount the stable has n to date. I". S. Wisliard. a brother of Enoch Wishard. is racing a small stable at Oriental Iark this winter and is meeting with success, one of the number. Silver Bill. i~ quite a speedy horse. He had a bid leg last year and Wishard turned him out. During the summer he helped plow ISO acres of wheat land it Wishardl farm in Indiana, and was worked beside a mule. The bona is going as sound as the day lie was foaled and is certain to win several races before the Havana meeting comes to a Close. Among the horses that the J. W. Hedrick stable brought to Cuba is the three year-old Sky. which was puiihssi id of Andy Devlin at the conclusion of the Bowie meeting. Devlin, who is known on almost every racetrack in the Baited States a- a successful baiidicnpper. suffered painful injuries to hi- spine some few years ago when assaulted by a couple of footpads while following the- Inter Mountain circuit. He discovered in some manner mat fall that a physician in Gi rmany had cured a number of cases similar to his. so he decided, despite the di. comfort- and danger of u trip to Europe at this time, to make the journey to Germany in the hope of being cured. He sailed from New York on December 9 for Holland, by which route In-hoped eventually to reach Germany. His friends in the .States have been anxiously awaiting news front him.

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