Pride Of India To Start Saturday: Injury to H. A. Porters Star Youngster Not as Serious as First Supposed--Latest Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1918-08-02


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PRIDE OF INDIA TO START SATURDAY Injury to H A Porters Star Youngster Not as Seri ¬ ous as First Supposed latest Gossip By J L Dcinpsey DcinpseySaratoga Saratoga X Y August 1 Trainer Harry Mor rissey stated today that the heel ailment of Pride of India was not as serious as at first anticipated and that he would be ready to fill his engagement in the United States Hotel Stakes which will be decided Saturday and in wliich practically all of the crack juveniles in the country will contest contestJefferson Jefferson Livingston was among the arrivals last night and will take in the first two weeks of the racing before returning to Chicago The string he had racing over the Xew York tracks under the management of Jack McCorinack will reach Sara ¬ toga tomorrow Combining this aggregation with those looked after by Mose Goldblatt which have been campaigned in Kentucky makes the Livingston racing establishment one of the largest here in training trainingJockey Jockey Dan Connelly who is now under contract to II A Porter has his first mount for his new contract employer this afternoon The jockey has also been engaged to pilot Mr Porters horses next fall on the Kentucky tracks tracksJockey Jockey Lunsfords reputation had preceded hini here and he attained a big following from the out ¬ set The youngster is a big favorite among owners who admire his aptness and readily recognize his ability abilityJockey Jockey Lyke returned to Saratoga Monday night after a vacation lasting for about a week weekJockey Jockey Paul Louder has been engaged by William Perkins and will ride the horses trained by him himJockey Jockey Charles Borel will do the riding for the C K Micklewaite stable which includes the useful Sands of Pleasure PleasureThe The horses Swned by Edward McBrlde which had been resting here for some time were shipped sud ¬ denly to Maryland The owner will be among those missing at this meeting meetingEdward Edward Trotter announced that he brought no horses here and that they are at present at Louis ¬ ville resting for the fall meetings Mr Trotter contemplates only a brief stay here before returning to Kentucky KentuckyWilliam William Pinkerton head of the famous detective agency is on hand and seemingly enjoying better health than he has in some years yearsS S A CLOPTON GOES TO HAVRE DE GRACE GRACES S A Clopton left for Havre de Grace to prepare the twentyfour horses he has turned out near that track for ftie fall racing on Maryland courses coursesTrainer Trainer George Strate who is in charge of the J II Kosscter racers stated that his employer had recently purchased from E K Bradley the young ¬ ster by Luke McLuke Tranid and that he will be taken along with the consignment now at Hamburg Place bought by Mr Kosseter which includes the stallion Friar Kock Mr Kosseter who was re ¬ cently appointed to the Federal Shipping Board will be shortly in Washington and may be able to adjust his affairs to enable him to witness some of the racing here before the close of the meeting meetingW W A Burttschell whose horses have been rest ¬ ing in Maryland since the close of the Pimlico meet ¬ ing brought his string here and will campaign them themB B J Shannon and Sam Louis were newcomers from Kansas City Both have good strings here and expect to carry off a number of the purses pursesThe The consignment of yearlings owned by Messrs T C McDowell C H Berryman and A B Han ¬ cock intended for the sales here arrived in good condition yesterday yesterdayBefore Before leaving Xew York trainer James Fitz simmous retired eight of his horses to Jamaica where they will await the racing there next fall Among the division resting are Ballot Dancer II Somewhere in France Star Spangled Teresa J Pastuiaster and Assign AssignTHE THE WANDERER WILL NOT RACE AT SPA SPATrainer Trainer Kim Patterson who is in charge of the James W McClelland racers stated this afternoon that his good colt the Wanderer will not be seen under colors during this meeting because of a slight ailment ailmentLuke Luke Combs was among the arrivals this morn ¬ ing from Lexington He has several highly regarded youngsters listed in the coming sales salesAccording According to owner Eugene Lutz the promising lightweight rider Erickson has sufliciently recov ¬ ered from the injuries received in a recent fall to warrant his return to the saddle next week weekJohn John II Madigiu president of the Fort Erie Kac ing Association was among the newcomers and will remain for the entire meeting meetingJ J W Parrish owner of Midway and other good racers arrived this morning for an extended stay Midway is coming around to his best form and should be a factor in the races he starts in inTrainer Trainer Max llirsch who has charge of the G W Loft horses stated this morning that Papp had im ¬ proved wonderfully since his arrival here and should be at the top of his form shortly shortlyII II D Brown has just returned to the United States from a trip to Cuba where lie went to look over some improvements that are in progress at Oriental Park for next winters racing season He will spend a few days enjoying the racing here next week weekCharlet Charlet II Lansdale was an arrival from Wash ¬ ington where lie has recently spent some little time

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