Current Notes Of The Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-27


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF The late Robert Davies father of the own ¬ ers of the Thorncliffe Stable and who bought Southern Maid darn of the Kings Plate win ¬ ner South Shore from John E Madden was a rider himself in his younger days and in 1865 rode Nora Crema In the Plate when she finished second to Lady Norfolk at London In those days the Plate was mile heats heatsFalstaff Falstaff II the outsider which won the Savoie Stakes at Enghiem near Paris last week and paid 177 for 1 in the mutuel betting was sold by his American owner Marquis DOyley to his trainer Desranges just one day before the race for 20000 francs DOyley whose title is of papal origin is the son of Dr Evans American dentist to Empress Eugenie through whose efforts she escaped from Paris during the war of 1870 1870For For the first time in thirtyeight years the Hackney Horse Societys show was moved from the Agricultural Hall London to Doncaster There were only sixty thor ¬ oughbred stallions including yearlings en ¬ tered in comparison with 200 in 1907 and but thirtysix brood mares against an aver ¬ age of over 100 in the same year The year ¬ ling colts and fillies however are the best that have been exhibited since the great World War WarThe The late Charley Patterson who trained the Thorncliffe Stable horses for a number of years and saddled Omar Khayyam when he won the Kentucky Derby when informed several years ago that Southern Maid had been bred to Orme Shore remarked that if the foal was a filly the Thorncliffe Stable would have one of the best bred mares in America Looks like the prediction may come true The foal was a filly and she won the Kings Plate last Saturday It was South Shore

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