Live Saratoga Gossip, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-03


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LIVE SARATOGA GOSSIP Matt Byrnes, having rented his big New Jersey place to the Rumsen Polo Club lor two months, will take in the racing for the Saratoga meeting. Frank Capra will make the riding engagements for jockey Marinelli for the Saratoga meeting. First time starters for trie year were John Paul Jones, Nedda, Sea Monarch, Keiblend and the two-year-olds Great Lady, Osprey, Forest Fire, Chickvale and Blossom Time. Andrew G. Leonard, one of tne stewards on the Kentucky racing circuit, was an arrival today from his home in Lexington. He plans to remain several weeks. Desha Breckinridge, whose stable is under the care of trainer J. C. Milam, was another visitor from Lexington. George Marshall came in today, but for the first time in years he has no horses racing here. His stable is resting at Louisville, Ky., until the autumn racing season opens. Former jockey Tom Taylor arrived from Maple Heights, Ohio. He sent Ills small stable back to Lexington from the Buckeye track. W. P. Thompsons Nedna and the Xalapa Farms John Paul Jones, starters in the fifth race, were making their first appearance since the Saratoga meeting of last year. An evidence of how the use of blinkers on young horses is increasing was furnished in the running of the Consolation Stakes, when seven of the nine that went to the post wore the rogues badge. The two in the field without blinkers were Willis Sharpe Kilmers Sweep Hawk and Bud Fisher s Adventuress. S. C. Hildreth declared to win with Thunderclap in the last race. Early in the day it was track gossip that John Paul Jones had shown more in his private trials than his stable mate Bon Homme. Will McDaniel and J. II. Rosseter have parted company, according to track gossip of the day. Sandy McNaughton tried Mrs. Louise Viaus Firm Friend with blinkers m the fifth race. Others to which blinkers were added as a part of their equipment were: Athelstan, Olga Virginia, Felicitous and Brink. Charles Primrose has received a letter from California informing him that Walter B. Jennings will be in charge of the racing at Tanforan when the track is opened. It also is announced that Jack Atkin was on his way to Saratoga Springs. Harry Robinson, well known to racing a few seasons back, was a paddock visitor.

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