Two 0,000 Stakes For Cuban Racing: Havana Turfmen Building Up Their Stables--Live and Pertinent Turf Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1919-08-05


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TWO 10000 STAKES FOR CUBAN RACING Havana Turfmen Building Up Their Stables Live and Pertinent Turf Gossip BY T K LYNCH LYNCHSARATOGA SARATOGA SPRINGS N Y August 4 When the Cuba American Jockey Club announced that it would give two stakes at Oriental Park next winter both of which would have 10000 added money it proved quite an incentive for local own ¬ ers to build up their stables and already several Cubans have representatives on the ground looking for material eligible for these events W A Carter who was a bidder on Lion dOr on the opening day is employed as trainer for Messrs S Tolon and F Morales who race under the nom de course of the Armonia Stable Senors Fernandez and Tolon besides controlling the agencies of several of the more popular automobiles on the island are the owners of a couple of sugar plantations and are two of the most progressive and popular young men on the island islandJames James OHara one of the moving spirits in the Bowie nice track in Maryland and who was con ¬ fined in the Franklin Hospital in Baltimore for several weeks was removed to his home last week The friends of Mf OHara will be pleased to learn that he has almost entirely recovered from his recent illness illnessColonel Colonel Cassatt who was recently discharged from the army has gone to Alaska where he will spend the summer months Before leaving Colonel Cassat made it known to his friends that he would probably return to racing next year yearWin Win E Walsh who recently sold to Col W E Applegate the yearling chestnut colt by Great Britain Lady Moonet for 0000 lias a filly here by Dick Finnell Moonet which willbe sold with the Carr Piatt baud on Thursday nexi nexiThe The J E Widener racer Trompe La Mort has gone wrong and has been thrown out of training It is just possible that he will be retired permanently to the stud studW W M Sheedy was an arrival from Empire City with the Winous Point Stable He found another owner occupying the quarters which had been as ¬ signed to hint and immediately made arrangements to ship the stable from here to Havre de Grace GraceG G Vr FORMAN TO SELL STABLE STABLEG G W Forman has announced that he will dis ¬ pose of his entire stable Saturday he sold the threeyearold Mahony to R E Watkins and lie put a price on the mares Mary Maud and her sister Frizaur to Watkins Miiry MaXid is in foul to the successful sire Transvaal TransvaalHarry Harry Fallehy who trained the stable that Steve Davidson raced on the Canadian circuit a few years back is here with three horses the property of Canadian owners Among them are Romeo and Semper Stalwart Fallehy came here from Cin ¬ cinnati cinnatiSergeant Sergeant Mortimer Mahoney who was recently discharged from the service Is again galloping horses The Sarg contemplates purchasing a couple of useful platers for a campaign at one of Continued oa third pace TWO 10000 STAKES FOR CUBAN RACING Continued from first page the winter courses He was a bidder on the Kan cocas colt Henry G at the dispersal sale of the Livingston string at the Empire City track last week weekThe The filly Kate Bright has been turned over to J S Ownbey who will train her in future futureJotbey Jotbey Bill Knapp met with a mishap while galloping a twoyearold Saturday morning He was shaken up enough to warrant his canceling the engagements lie made for the afternoon afternoonMatt Matt Kennedy a wellknown business man of Worcester Mnss is here on his annual visit to Saratoga SaratogaFLATTERING FLATTERING RESPONSE TO JAMAICA STAKES STAKESSecretary Secretary Walter C Edwards of the Metropolitan Jockey Club feels much flattered over the response of the horsemen to the eleven stakes to be run nt Jamaica next fall entries to which close August 7 In all there are eleven stakes which range in value from 1500 to 2500 They are all added money affairs and the club has Increased the value of their purses 15000 more than last year yearGeorge George Forbes who raced the plater Arab during the old Guttenberg days came down from Canada for the meeting Mr Forbes has extensive interests In the Texas oil fields About eleven years ago he purchased a 1300 acre farm near what is now the famous Hanger belt He has turned down some flattering offers for the property recently and when he does finally dispose of it lie will again campaign a small string of racers on the metropoli ¬ tan circuit circuitHarlnnd Harlnnd McDougal one of Montreals racing en ¬ thusiasts is here as the guest of Commander J K L Ross Mr McDougal is a member of the Mon ¬ treal Jockey Club whose Blue Bonnets course is rated one of the finest racing grounds on the conti ¬ nent nentThe The steeplechaser Mr Ned In the stable of Mrs F Ambrose Clark has gone amiss and will be out of training for some time In a recent trial Mr Ned cut himself severely enough to be retired for the time being beingRoddy Roddy P Marshall one of Pittsburghs leading attorneys motored over from Pennsylvania to spend the month In Saratoga Mr Marshall Is a lover of Hit home and maintains a small breeding establish ¬ ment on his handsome estate which is located some twenty miles back of Pittsburgh He has the well lired Smoke House at the head of his stud His hand of brood matrons has been well selected and number about n dozen Among them are the Widow Moon a popular racer on the Kentucky and Cana ¬ dian tracks a few years back Tush Tush Morning Hours and a mare by The Commoner Saline which was the dam of Columbia Girl and Johnny Blake Mr Marshall has three yearlings and n half dozen weanlings on his place all by Smoke House HouseMilkmaids Milkmaids victory over Cirrus on Saturday when she conceded weight to the Hildreth colt makes her chances in the Alabama Stakes appear rosy This old historic fixture will be featured by the Saratoga Association on Thursday It was first run in 1872 and almost continuously up to the present year Among the previous winners are such famous mares as Miss Woodford Sallie McClelland Iteldame Tradition and Ocean Bound BoundGen Gen Gomez expresident of Cuba and an en ¬ thusiastic admirer of the thoroughbred is here tak ¬ ing the waters and viewing his favorite pastime racing It is said that Gen Gomez colors will lie seen in public at Oriental Park on his return to Cuba CubaIMPROVEMENT IMPROVEMENT AT HAVANA TRACK TRACKIn In a letter from Havana comes the information that work is progressing rapidly on the addition to the clubhouse at Oriental Park The plans call for forty rooms each with a private bath and the work is being done under the supervision of Frank Bruen resident manager of the Cuba American Jockey Club Other Improvements under way are the erection of a new paddock and the building of some new roads Before returning to Cuba from Empire City a few weeks ago H D Brown announced that two new stakes would be given at the Havana track next winter and that 10000 would be added to each of these races One of them will be a Derby and the other a han ¬ dicap for threeyearolds and over overKxJockey KxJockey Taylor recently discharged from the service after spending twentytwo months over ¬ seas is here Taylor hopes to get back in the saddle and in the event of the halfmile tracks in Canada reopening will probably go to Montreal MontrealTom Tom OBrien has arranged to have the yearlings he had quartered at the Walter Payne farm in Kentucky broken and tried out The youngsters will probably be turned over to John O Whitlow All three are by Pluvious The twoyearold Plum ¬ met in the OBrien string has had the firing iron applied to her ankles in the hope of making her stand training trainingHOW HOW MAN 0 WAR WAS BOUGHT BOUGHTThere There is no greater admirer of the great two yearold Man o War than J K Maddux and he never overlooks an opportunity of witnessing the colts paddock preparation It was Mr Maddux who picked out Man o War for Mr Riddle After look ¬ ing the band of Belmont yearlings over he selected the son of Fair Play as the most promising of the band Some other of Mr Riddles friends also in ¬ spected the youngsters and informed him that the wilt had a crooked hind leg Mr Riddle in a banter ¬ ing way reproached Mr Maddux that he should ask him to bid on a colt that needed a crutch but the following morning another inspection convinced Mr Maddux that the colt was without a flaw so far as lie could see and he was not slow in looking Mr Riddle up and telling him under no circumstances to stop bidding on the son of Fair Play The advice was followed and the colt was secured for the Glen Riddle Stable on a bid of 5000 5000Tom Tom Love whose colors were carried to victory on many an occasion in the old Guttenberg days by the platers St John and St Luke is here for the races Mr Love has not missed a meeting at Saratoga in a decade He still has a few thorough ¬ breds one a promising twoyearold by the Belmont stallion Rock Sand from a Canadian mare This youngster was bred by Sir H Montague Allen who presented him to Mr Love It has shown speed enough to make his chances in next years Kings Plate look flattering flatteringNews News comes from Baltimore that William Huber who was confined in the Protestant Union Hospital had died Saturday night Mr Huber was sixty four years of age and his home was In Philadelphia He suffered painful injuries to the spine as a result of a fall from a car a short time back but it was hoped that he would recover recoverIn In speaking of the report of the reopening of the sport on the halfmile tracks near Montreal next week some conservative Canadians who are here express the opinion that the resumption of racing at tills particular time will not help the sport any in the Dominion it is generally understood that some sort of action was to have IMMU taken by the Kuvcrument during the session of Parliament at Ottawa next winter to regulate the sport and that a commission would be appointed to govern racing in Canada This would certainly have been a good thing probably not for the halfmilcrs but for racing in general generalJerry Jerry Vega and Pedro Philo Eharteo are among the racing enthusiasts who are here from Havana to take in the Saratoga meeting meetingTlio Tlio Canadianbred racer Court Gallant which was claimed from J E Seagram at the Empire City meeting by J E Nash was destroyed Saturday night as a result of injuries he sustained when he broke down during the running of the fifth race

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