Current Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1919-01-24


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF In the racing of 1918 only six jockeys rode one hundred or more winners. P. A. Clark has leased the racing qualities of the "filly Kerry Lass from the Belair Stud for 1919. L. Lyne, who rode for the King of Spain for the past two seasons, is about to conclude an engagement with the French owner M. Jean Prat. The English sire Prince Palatine, sold for an immense sum to French service, stands at Due De-cazes breeding stud at Ouilly in Normandy. His fee is ,020 and lie is well patronized. Rouleau is an aptly named two-year-old son of Tracery Royal Coinage, which John E. Madden has nominated to a number of the most important and valuable eastern stake features for this and next year. Henry A. Porter, the Tulsa Okla. oil magnate, retains a half interest in the three-year-old My Friend, a stake winner last year, which will nice this year in the colors of W. S. Kilmer, who also owns a half interest in the colt. W. S. Kilmer, A. K. Maeomber, J. W. McClelland, J. K. L. Ross and Runnymede Farm have each taken two subscriptions to the Grab Rag Handicap, to be run at Saratoga next August. H. P. Whitney is the only one with three subscriptions to the same race. Charles A. Stonehani, owner of the Casco Stable and new president of the New York National League ltaseball Club, has the most patriotic colors of any man racing, as khaki, red, white and blue stripes on sleeves and khaki cap certainly seem to indicate. Speaking at a meeting at Andovcr, England, re-ocntlv, Lord Faber mentioned that he had received a letter from Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig to the effect that he had just hunted and killed a hare on German soil, as well as run a fox to ground. The death occurred recently of G. E. Milton, the well-known French trainer of thoroughbreds, at the sige of sixtv-two. He won many of the most important races in France, one of the best racers lie ever bad under his charge being that great mare KizII Kourgan. Loulou III., now famous as Marshal Petains parade horse, was bred at M. Savarys stud farm, the Haras de Saint-Simon. A sister to Lou-lou III., named La Merelli III., was purchabod shortly .before the war for the account of the ex-German crown prince. Jockey C. Hunt is in trouble at Louisville. lie has been hold to the grand jury on a charge of assaulting a policeman. Hunt, it is alleged, kicked an officer in the face while in a fight, in which a discharged soldier of the name of Glenn, a, friend of Hunt, was shot and killed. W H. Knebelknmp, the Louisville turfman racing a string of horses at New Orleans, is thinking se-Tiously of retiring from the turf, according to advices from Louisville. Mr. Knebelkamp was recently elected president of the Louisville Raseball Club, of which he is a part owner, and fears that his baseball duties will leave him little time to attend to his racing interests.

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