Current Notes Of The Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-06


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF TURFCommander Commander J K L Ross is said to be so deeply interested in the performances of his horses that he personally keeps a record of each and every animal in his stabhis Tippity Witchet the winner of the Inaugural Handicap at Bowie is known as the horse which never grew up He is scarcely larger than a pony but is all there when it comes to racing racingVigilant Vigilant the fine English turf writer who died last week was Jim Smith the eldest son of Itosebery Smith one of the founders of the London Sportsman Latest reports from Bowie say that Slippery Elm and Irish Kiss in R A Smiths stable will not be ready for the colors at the present meeting and both will be shipped to Havre do Grace to await the racing there thereSprig Sprig of Orange which recently won the Spring Cup at Liverpool was bred by Mrs Cradock one of the most enthusiastic pedigree students and breeders in England She keeps a small select stud at Tuxford near Retford in Nottinghamshire NottinghamshireF F B Rees who rode Shaiin Spadah to victory in the Liverpool Grand National is a native of Tenby South Wales His father is a veterinary surgeon Rces for many years was a prominent gentleman rider He gave up his amateur license at the end of last season seasonNew New arrivals at Havre dc Grace are Richard E Watkins Al Kennedy William Clancy Frank Bray B B Rice E J Crawford Slim Hodges Del Fountain and R K Bryson These owners and trainers came up from the South witli thor ¬ oughly seasoned horses William Oliver is ex ¬ pected in from Lakewood N J in a couple of days

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