Current Notes Of The Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-20


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF The English St Leger at Doncastcr will be run this year on Wednesday September 10 10Bellhouse Bellhouse the English jockey who used to ride light weights for Mr Vamlerbilt and ivio t te with success in Egypt during his military service is returning to France FranceHorsemen Horsemen returning from Cuba report that the mare Fascinating owned bv J J Quinlan suc ¬ cumbed to pneumonia shortly after landing at Key West The mare had raced successfully at Havana and was being shipped by her owner to Lexington LexingtonThe The daily newspaper reports about jockey Frank Robinson leaving u fortune of 500000 only shows the handiness of the cipher on the keyboards of the typewriting imil linotype machines used in telegra ¬ phy and printing printingA A cablegram from Germany says that the Gruene wald track racing prospectus for the 1919 season from April 30 to October 12 schedules fortythree stake races including the Berlin Grand Prize and Gladiator Stakes of 25000 each and five other stakes each of 12500 12500The The t1 liners at English headquarters Norarkc are wailing because stable lads wages have risen to 250 per week and the cost of the feed of a horse in training has gone up to 10 per week American costs are about three times as large us those at Newmarket NewmarketGood Good English judges cannot see how Poethlyn this years winner of the Grand National can lm Weighted away from ii winning chance in 1920 as he viirriol 175 ixinnds this year Commenting mi tlie liorse tin Sportsman says If Poethlyn were as good litore as he is behind the saddle theie is no doubt Ihit he would be n champion of champions championsTroytown Troytown the promising young English jumper mentioned in our English letter recently aS being much nought easily won the Champion Steeplechase at Liverpool March 30 Troytown was an odds on favorite Major Gerrard refuses to put a price ou the gelding which is six years old by Zria a son of Cyllehe from Diane by Ascetic Major Gerrard bred Troytown TroytownAs As a rule English and French owners who arj big bettors are united in their dislike of tne piri miittiel machine They can wellnigh invariably obtain much longer prices from the ring Having made their wagers it matters nothing to tt n how tho price shortens With the parimutuel when they have made their investment and the fact Income obvious rumor of the supposed good thing spreads tiud the price they have taken is correr spondingly reduced Therefore the owners and big bettors who have niore Influence than Pie small backers protest against the introduiUonLjndon Referee

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