Latest Metropolitan Turf Gossip: Lt. G. A. Cochrans Racing Plans-Soldier-Turfman Return from Abroad, Daily Racing Form, 1919-03-05


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LAtE5TETOT0L Lt. G. A. Cochrans Racing- Plans Soldier-Turfmen Return from Abroad. NEW YORK. X. Y., Mnrcli 4. Lieutenant Gif-ford A Cochran will race three horses this year Fairv Wand and the two two-year-olds Bersagliere, by His Majesty Veil, and Ardito, by His Majesty Early Rose. Lieutenant Cochran is now in Aiken, South Carolinn, spending a short vacation. The horses are being trained by James Evans, superintendent of the Runnymede Farm. Mount Kisco. Sergeant George Rowe son of William H. Rowe, registrar of the Jockey Club, has received the I. S. C. for bravery while serving with the One hundred and seventh Regiment in France. Although seriously wounded, he continued to lead his platoon until ordered to the rear by his commanding officer. Major C. L. Appleton, manager of the Greentree Stable and gentleman rider, has returned from France, and has been ordered to Camp Upton. Major Frederick Bull, who is much interested in the turf, came back with Major Appleton. He also has been ordered to Camp Upton. The Kentucky Stable has entered the three-year-old Chasseur, by Light Brigade Panne, in the Empire City Derby. Lieutenant Harry Tucker has been mustered out of the One hundred and sixty-fourth Infantry, and will be again seen ill. the saddle as a gentleman rider at most of the hunt meetings. Reports from Gravesend indicate the three-year-old Crvstal Ford, which is being pointed for the Preakness, has shown more improvement than any three-year-old in training on Long Island. He is owned bv W. J. Starr and was bred by John San-ford, in" whose colors he raced during the early part of last year. Among the late entries for the Empire City Derby are Rodgers and Daydue from the George W. Loft stable. The Beach Stable has also nominated the colt Ground-swell. Thomas H. Cross of Chicago will probably race in the east this year, having entered Gonzales, a French colt, by Xegofol Goma, in. some selling stakes, also two foreign-bred two-year-olds named Krewer and Romany.

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