Saratogas Banner Season: Indications Point to All Previous Records Being Surpassed.; Roamer Impresses Work-Watchers in His Preparation for Saratoga Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-31


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SARATOGAS BANNER SEASON A Indications Point to All Previous Records Being Surpassed Boamer Impresses WorkWatch ¬ ers in His Preparation for Saratoga Handicap SARATOGA SPRINGS N Y July 30 Added activity was the order at the three tracks here that comprise the Ascot of America with the main course over which the racing is to be held the principal testing ground on which trainers in ¬ dulged their charges to the limit It was an ideal forenoon and the early hours found the course alive with horses Many of those intended to participate in the racing of the opening day were tried at top speed with honors going to Andrew Millers Roamer This popular favorite will carry silks in the Saratoga Handicap and on the strength of his splendid trial this morning and the fact that he is only carrying 118 pounds caused his observers to opine that he will be a formidable factor in the decision of the race if the track is fast Roamer has the distinction of being a threetime winner of this fixture and should he land it again next Friday his record will probably never be duplicated duplicatedArrivals Arrivals of prominent turf persons continue to join tbe tbef f alreadjrjjy Jhronp here and prediction that this will be by far the banner season of Saratoga racing promises verification Applications for hotel reservations continue to pour in on the leading hostelries and it is becoming a somewhat difficult problem how to adequately accommodate the many who are at this late period applying for quarters Slated for an early visit and reservations set aside for them is the party which will be brought here by John D Rockefeller RockefellerMISS MISS JEMIMA ATTRACTING ATTENTION ATTENTIONThe The Saratoga course this season impressed the visitor as surpassing in appointment and beauty that of former years Extensive additions have been built to the clubhouse section and the main grand ¬ stand has also come in for some alterations The landscaping is exceedingly picturesque and park like All improvements to the plant are completed and only the installation of the chairs in the grand ¬ stand is neccesary to make it ready to begin racing racingThe The Charles RoweOtto Stifel owned Miss Jemima is coming in for an unusual amount of attention since her Empire City track appearance The average racing observer does not seem ° to be par ¬ ticularly impressed with her showing at the Yonkers track but if it was not up to her Kentucky stand ¬ ard it was probably due to the fact that she was kept in the railroad yards for an extended period before being unloaded She was not free from mis ¬ haps at the post and during the race and she came back to the scales bleeding profusely from cuts about the legs the result of having been jumped ou Her bleeding at the mouth was explained as caused by striking her mouth sharply against her knee while at the post when tossing her head The blow loosened one of her baby teeth which was later extracted The cuts on her legs are practically healed and as she has fully gotten over her ship ¬ ment trainer Rowe contemplates sending her to the barrier in the Flash Stakes on the opening day This matter however has not been fully decided on yet To carry 127 pounds against all the cracks that will start in the race is setting the filly a difficult task said he this morning but I think she can do it and if she performs to my ex ¬ pectations Friday morning to her preliminary trial she will go to the post postAnother Another Kentucky racer that is attracting a good deal of attention is Mose Goldblatts Senuings Park which has never appeared in public on an eastern track His prowess however is not unknown and that be is held in high regard is evidenced in the offer of 20000 made for him this morning by P T Chinn of the Kentucky Stable The offer was turned down Goldblatt demanding 35000 for his transfer transferNEW NEW TRAINER FOR J H ROSSETER ROSSETERThe The horses owned by W F Poison who brought here and sold Billy Kelly last year to Commander J K L Ross are no longer in charge of trainer John Hogan lie having severed his connection with the stable before the horses were shipped from La ¬ tonia At present the racers are under the care of the stable foreman foremanRumors Rumors of a contemplated change in trainers for the horses here that will carry the silks of J H Rosseter are going the rounds and former jockey ownertrainer Tommy Griffin is being mentioned as the most probable successor to the present trainer Tommy Griffin is at the course daily dailyPat Pat Dunnes Under Fire is attracting a good deal of attention and seems to be back in good form again Mr Dunne is like a majority here in quest of likely material to add to his stable stableCaptain Captain Goodloe McDowell son of Major Thomas C McDowell was ah arrival this morning and will remain for the racing here hereFormer Former jockey George Swain who engaged in a Continued on eecoBd page SARATOGAS BANNER SEASON Lvve Continued from first page years service1h0fralic 51nd recently mnstered out of the army has forsaken the turf and is now one of the clerks a oneof tlie leading hotels here hereP P T Chinn whoraces under the noih de course of the Kentucky Stable contradicted the report that he had erigVgbd jockey W J OBrien to do the riding for his stable He has second call on jockey Fa tor who will be required to ride most of the horses carrying the silks of the stable stableJ J O Keeiie owner of Keenland Farm and part owner of the Waldeck Stable and also memiwr of the Kentucky tate Racing Commission as well as leading director Jn the Thoroughbred Horse Asso clfitian aWSam O Nuckols secretary of the Ken ¬ tucky Rajclng Commission and a steward on the Kentucky tracks were arrivals this morning from Kentucky having motored here They will remain for an extended visit Nothing new to report aboutlnnyTUiotloa of tiieKentucky Racing Commis ¬ sion and everything going on finely in connection wjtHyracing matters said Mr Nuckols NuckolsjoimJlurphy joimJlurphy Headed a delegation frpm Cincln nal that came this morning morningAbeTjetV AbeTjetV wellknown during the heydey of Chi ¬ cago nicing LS one of the leading western book makers got in this morning IiC Mayerlit a iedn number of newcomers that got in from the Empire City track today riic IIaad who is part owner of the Wai r deck Stable and Waldeck Farm also came this mbrntjB from Kentucky

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