Current Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1921-07-21


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF H. Girtrtings Captain B. came out of his race yesterday in a bad way from lameness and will be on the shelf for some time. There is wailing and gnashing of racinj teeth in England because the Doncaster Cup. run sinco 17S1, has been abolished and a ,000 overnight handicap put in its place. The Doncaster Cup races of late years have not been attractive, but old things are strong things in England. AVhen French racing is of importance some half a dozen of the leading English jockeys fly from London to Paris to ride in one of the big races and return the same day. One or two of them operate their own machines. Douoghue, Carslake, Gray, Bobbins and Bullock are all experts. James Mudrtiner of Leicester, England, who was fond, of American horses and nearly brought off a rich coup with Lancashire, by Kingston Calico, in 190", recently died at his home. Lancashire: was backed to win a great sum and was leading- in the race the Jubilee hurdle at Manchester when I he broke down so badly that he had to be shot. ft

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