Current Notes Of The Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-05


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF The Australian Jockey Club of Melbourne Vic ¬ toria lias increased the value of the Melbourne Cup race from 30000 to 35000 It is contemplated in England to increase the value of the stake attaching to the winning of the Grand National Steeplechase from 15000 to 25000 25000Among Among the names of recently built English war ¬ ships are those of eight great Rice horses Riick Sand Spearmint Bend Or Ormonde Sceptre Sir Bevys Ard Patrick and Ladas LadasTrojan Trojan which won the Futurity for the Quincy Stable in 1SU4 is back in training He is working at Gravcsend and in his trials is showing traces of his former great speed Immediately after win ¬ ning the Futurity he was sent to J T Gwath neys farm in Virginia where he remained until few weeks ago Trojan is now seven years old oldPaul Paul Fox now a New York trainer dropping into recent reminiscence over long shots thought that his own personal experience with Poor Jonathan at Morris Park June 0 1894 was a record Fox rode the winner an old horse by Spendthrift Bliss which was owned by C F Dwyer and won in a fair field of sixteen horses in which was Addle Factotum Formentor and others At one time 500 to 1 was laid against Poor Jonathan though hi genet a 1 post odds was 100 to 1 Fox also won on Chattanooga and Bareness when each were 100 torl shots

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