Current Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1921-08-16


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF Jockey W. Crump, who has been riding at Vancouver, loft there last Saturday on his way. to France, where lie will ride for a prominent stable, tin; name of which was not divulged. Soumaiigha, which gave Sweepment such a hard fight in tlie North American Steeplechase at Saratoga Saturday, is the dam of Sliamnot. a two-yeai-old chestnut colt, by Aeronaut. Tlie colt has never started in a race as yet. His owner and breeder is Charles P. Miles. The report of the New Zealand Racing Commission lias been published. The recommendations include one that the total number of racing days be increased by twenty-seven. Tlie cancellation of the licenses of a few old clubs, notably Avpndale and Napier, is also recommended, and the authorization of a number of new clubs is suggested. Ry a strange irony of fate W. K. Kaney, K. 0,. of Toronto, the "reformer" who for years has been leading the fight against horscraciug in Canada, was sworn in as attorney general of Ontario by the lieiitennant-governor. Sir John Hcndric, whom Kaney has attacked personally for many years because of Sir Johns connection with t.n-Uitdiuu race tracks.

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