Travers Stakes to Bring Out Stars: Omar Khayyam and Hourless Expected to Meet in That Big Feature Race, Daily Racing Form, 1917-08-11


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TRAVERS STAKES TO BRING OUT STARS Omar Khayyum and Hourless Expected to Meet in That Big Feature Race. By Ed Colo. Saratoga, Y., August 10. Omar Khayyam will not be out again until August 18, when he will be started for the Travers against Hourless, Caiupfire and others. Camnfire was scratched out of todays race, owing to the slow condition of the track. Crest Hill, whicli finished :. close second in the Stfeplechase, has never fallen Jn his jumping career, either in schooling, hunting oc racing. Pejbert Keiff will go back to France in the near future. While he was not overjoyed at the result of the sale of the horses lie brought here, losing considerable money on the transaction, he intends to huy more French stock for importation. Frajik C. Bishop, who was associated with An-Hry Miller in the Newcastle Stable some years ago,, is a visitor for a few ..lays. "As soon as the iwar Is over," said Air. Biand.iop, "it is probable I jshqll buy a few horsis and trace them and try and Ib-eed some of my owjj. Th;U seems, to be one of the greatest pleasures of tin- turf." Cornelius Fellows is gradua lly gathering a stable of horses. At the pn-sent t ime he has five and "will get more. Phil Ch jin wil I train them. It has been learned throng! horsemen that some of the purses earned at the l"ongan Hills meeting have not yet been paid. Some i of the officials are also awaiting their checks. Edward Madden, son of J. .E. Madden, has received a commission as captai n in the artillery. He is at Fort Ben Harrison. Billy Oliver arrived yesterdaj His horses are i ;it Empire City resting until the opening of n.ivre Ie Grace. Kewessa was cut dow, n in his last race i .and may not start again this y$ ar.

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