Current Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1917-05-27


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF, J. B. Middens chestnut roll Gillies has worked well at Befaaeat Park for his engagement in the Long Reach Handicap to be run today at Jamaica. Secretary Thomas J. Duggali of the Western Racing Association has announced that the I k for the second Devonshire Park meeting would be out next Week. It has been decided to make a jumper of the filly Qaeea of the Sea and she may be sent down to Saratoga later on. Stanley Davis will ship the horses he is training for the Poland Stable to Windsor next week. E. W. Moore and E. Trotter ship to Rlue Ronnets on Monday. [ Jockey Dead was fi 1 S25 for disobedience at the post in the opening race Friday at Dclorimier Paik. L. A. Scregnis Maynie W. was badly cut down in her race Thursday at Delorimier Park and will have to be thrown out of training. The evergreen Rudweiser. now seventeen years old. is astonishing turf followers with his consistent racing. The old fellow has finished second four times out of five starts this year. A. J. Joyner saddled his first winner this year when Harvest King won Friday and it was also the first win this year for F. Keogh, who rode him. A. N. Akin repeated his success of last year when he won the Prince of Wales Handicap Friday at Toronto. It is reported that former jockey Willie Simms. a negro rider of note some years ago, is being held by the Federal Revenue authorities in Chicago as a drug addict. Kirsties Cub is showing plenty of speed in his work at Douglas aPrk. Friday he worked five-eighths in 1:00%, going the half in 47%. H. II. Hewitts speedy colt Skeptic made the rail birds sit up aid take notice at Douglas Park Friday, when lie worked a mile in 1:38%, going the quarter in 24. the half in 48% and the three-quarters in 1:12%.

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