Current Notes of the Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1917-03-04


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF. It is considered doubtful if the three year-old Tar«|Uin. by Leaaberg Roman Matron, will stand training this year. Thomas Ilealey and A. J. .loyner have returned to New York after spending three weeks at Mount Clemens, Michigan. Starter Frank Met; inly, who officiates on the Canadian half-mile circuit, has -one to a Baltimore hospital for an aperatbM. W. R. He Ilis decided to send his three-year-old filly .l.rry Thought to Joseph K. Willi -tiers farm to be mated with Mont ■"Or. Mr. toe paid .1100 for Merry Thoaght as a yearling. England has experienced an unusually severe winter. One result being that deeply frozen ground compelled the nb.iiidi.nnn til of wren] scheduled jumping meetings in lite January and early Feh-ruary. including one of considerable importance at Gatwick. The foaling returns from a number of German studs last year were quite poor, ami this, by the Deutsche!- Si ort, is attributed to the Lad feeding of the mares owing to the war. The average of several studs only worked out at four live foals from every ten mares. In the principal enclosure at the Calcutta racecourse a bookmaker is not allowed to lay the odds to less than fifty ni| ees for either a win or a place. In consequence a speculators patronize the Totalisator. where the cost of a ticket i« ten rupees, or .L0.

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