Current Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1917-05-04


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF. The death is announced of Arthur Janus, we-11-known owner of race horses and intimate friend of the late hUag Edward. Mr. James died Tuesday at Cotton House, Rugby, at the age of 04. Eddie Kellys string that wintered at Woodbine will not race there. He is sencljng Ella Jennings. Mc-Clintoek, Knights Differ and ThornclilTe to the Di-vcinshire- meeting, which opens Saturday, May 12. Jerry Garmaa of Ottawa reperta a fine brown e-olt foal from his mare Calumny, by Stanhope- II., an arrival at Airs. Livingstons Pontiao Farm at Cobourg. Calumny, by Armeath II., was a good race mare of high speed and with ability to run far, as evidenced by her victory in the- Durham Cup, a mile unci three-quarters, at Woodbine four years ago. A. P. Humphrey. Jr.. will be a guest at the Pimlico club house of the Maryland Jockey Club during the mweting. Other horsemen who will be there for the season are: Edward F. Whitney, Henry J. Morris. H. W. Maxwell, J. R. Tompkins, Joseph K. Davis, J. F. Carlisle, II. W. Sage, William Lincoln Crosby, Thomas Hitchcock, Charles R. Fleisc-hmann, Herbert L. Pratt, Thomas J. Healey, Frank J. Bryan, E. C. Smith and W. R. Midgely. The shortage of jockeys in England, caused by the call to the colors, has brought out of retirement one of the most famous horsemen in recent years in Otto Madden. Madden was for many years one of the leading riders in the country, winning the jockey championship four times. Tor the past few years he- 1ms lieen a trainer at Newmarket. The sensational "l erby" of 1M8, in which he steered Jeddah to victory at odds of 100 to 1, will bo long remembered.

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