Saratoga Track Trifle Slower: Trainers Say Course Will Not Be as Fast as Last Year--Latest Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1919-08-01


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SARATOGA TRACK TRIFLE SLOWER Trainers Say Course Will Not Be as Fast as Last Tear Latest Gossip BY ED COLE COLESARATOGA SARATOGA SPRINGS N Y July 31 Trainers report the track at Saratoga much better than it was last year inasmuch as it appears to havt been coated with a cushion which is not so likely to affect horses as It did last year when a numbor broke down under the pounding over the hard sur ¬ face While it still remains fast it is generally conceded to be a trifle slower than last year It is much better for horses said Jule Gar son and his sentiments were corroborated by Larry Rheinhelmer If the surface was only as velvety as the going at Jamaica it would be a wonderful track continued Mr Garson That is the befc track in this country for racing and training Rarely does a horse break down at Jamaica But this track is in fine condition though it is pretty hard at different points I think horsemen will find it more suitable for their horses than lust year yearThe The consensus of opinion Indicates the track this year will be at the least a second slower than it was last year if not more Hence those who calculate from a time basis will do well to watch the time of the races for the first few days to get a true condition of the footing footingSCHWARTZ SCHWARTZ BROS POPULAR POPULARThe The Schwartz Brothers M L andAMC arc early on the scene having motored from Albany yes ¬ terday The Messrs Schwartz are exceedingly popu ¬ lar horse owners being willing at all times to tell all they know to inquiring friends about any and all of their horses They have no stable secrets and race for the amusement they derive from the outdoor pastime At this writing they have ten horses in the stables five of them Jumpers with Enfilade heading the list of flat raeers We get a lot of enjoyment out of the steeplechasing said Morton Schwartz In fact the first horses we ownefl were steeplechasers both my brother and I being fond of hunting hence the attraction I presume I like to watch a good Jumping contest through the field in fact I get more enjoyment out of it than a flat race but flat racing Is also enjoyable especially wlien one can see his own colors carried to the judges in the lead We have one or two good horses in our string with Enfilade and Audacious as winning possibilities But one can never tell just what to say about horses until they are all tried in good company I guess it will be pretty hard to win races here this year owing to the great number of horses ready to race and their good quality for I believe the Kentuckians have quite a few good horses to add to those that have been racing over the New York tracks tracksBUBTTSCHELL BUBTTSCHELL HORSES IN TRIM TRIMOld Old Bill Burttschell as his intimates aijdress him has been on the grounds for some time and left the track this morning carrying a sinile that was broad and satisfying I never was more sat ¬ isfied with my wprk than I am today said Mr Bnrttschell as he stepped into his auto to run down to the village for some grocerios and stable equipment All my horses have done so well that If I dont win a few races I shall be much dis ¬ appointed Mine are not stake horses but I have some useful selling platers that ought to gather a purse or two But my gracious there are a thousand or niqre horses scurrying around the tracks every morning and they cannot all win faces They are as thick as fleas on a pup and some of them are runners for sure The Kentuckians have a fine band of racing material but they will all be kept stepping to take the measure of the majority of those which have been racing in the east All considered there is a rare good time in store for those who Appreciate a horse race for there will be many a gruelling contest between the twoyearolds there being at least half a dozen of that class pretty well with each other I would hardly know which to pick out as the best of them themMrs Mrs W M Jeffords has a foreignbred two yearold colt named Golden Broom in the stable of which much is expected if he races to his work According to dockers reports he worked a half mile this morning in 46 and a fraction and pulled up fiveeighths in less than a minute The work was impressive not onlr from a time standpoint but the way in which it was done

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