Current Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1917-07-22


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF. The funeral of Charles Bollinger, widely known in turf circles the country over, was held in Louisville Friday. The officials for the Maisonneuve meeting will he: Presiding judge, A. Scott Ives; associate judge, W. C. Westmoreland, and racing secretary, AV. Brown. The well-known jockey, Roscoe Goose, who rode Donerail to victory in the Kentucky Derby of 1913, and who is now at his home in Louisville recovering from injuries received in a fall at the recent Latonia meeting, was among those drawn for army service on Friday. Tho stabling accommodation at Thorncliffe Park is taxed to capacity and large tents have been erected to house the late comers. The track is the widest in Canada. There is an abundance of room to start eighteen horses. This will be tho limit to the number of starters in a racu. Among the Kentuckians drawn for army service were Sam II. McMeekin, sporting editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal, also John T. Sallee, of the same paper, both well-known turf writers; Charles AV. Moore, Jr., son of the proprietor of tho Mere Hill Stud, near Lexington, and J. S. Young, son of Col. Milton Young. There was a bad fall in the second race Friday at Delorimier Park, in which jockey R. Ryan was badly injured. J. Howard, who had the mount on Sal Vanity, cut across in front deliberately and piled the horses against the fence. Ryaii was thrown into the infield, and in striking the fence as he alighted he broke some of his ribs and his left ankle. Howard was ruled off and warned away from the track for the deliberate rough riding.

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