Current Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-06


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF. J. F. llvnes sob] tie- four - year-old gelding Mc-r.ride to W. Wilson. K. larretl baa shipped Prisae Mover from Dofferia Park. Toroate, t- tin- Latoaia track. Due t. their bad post behavior, eatries of Louise stone- and BeUe Terra have beea refased at Dafferis Park. A. K. Mo ambers War Machine is rapidly coming to form, his best recent work of a half in M in dieat ing plenty of sp. ed. Trainer Hughes is guing slowly with George Smith and hopes to have the- Sanf..rii star in tip top condition shortly. lie- colt worked a mile in 1:47. over tin- Jamaica course- Sunday morning. At on.- time no re -trie ion was Imposed upon Preach hersts racing in Italy, bwi a tea swaths aga the Italian Jockey Clab decided to restrict the entry of foreign horses to one-fifth of the niimb.-r of events at each meeting, reserving four fifths for Italian owners and breeders an. I home bred horses, or those belonging to boaa-fide Italian awaraa. A. Wi-lliagton. New Zcalatnl writ, r. narrates hat tin- own-r of one horse- at tin- Wairarapa e-oursc olTe-re-el his thoroughbred to tin- rider in the ive-nt of his winning. The rider made every past a winning one , and reached tin- jmlges first. The ownir was quite ami-, able to baud over tin- present. which the- rider did noL accept, but compromised with .:l. The first recorded race at tin English Rps an course took place in 1727, and was a Gree-aad-Take Plate- of IMS, in Which horses of 11 bands were set to carry llti pounds. P.y his winning two heals in succession, tin- staki-s went to l.orel Tanke-rvilles bay barse Harleqala, which stsad only IS hands 1 inch. He was l.y the ceb-bi-it.d Mixbury Gattoaray, which himself stood no more than Ki.L. and was one of the best runners of his day at low weights. A fine Australian sportsman, recently deceased, Mr. J. N. McArthur, never made a bet of any sort during the- whole of his racint: Career. He was one-of the class of owners appreciated by those trainers who have been long at the business. .Most of the latter would sooner be without heavy betting owners among their patrons. It is only natural, too. as disappointments are- numerous where- the turf is ceiiicerm-d, and some owners, though excellent win ni-rs. ami libe-ral when things are gedng their way. do not take a run of bad luck -and it comes to all vith Referee. — eiiu.-uiimity. — Sydney

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