Saratoga Turf News, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-11


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i - - - - ; , SARATOGA TURF NEWS The three yearlings that were purchased for Edward Arlington by Prank Byer have been shipped to Belmont Park, and Mr. Arlington has written that he is well pleased with the selections. Press of business has prevented Mr. Arlington from coming to Saratoga yet, but Mrs. Arlington is here and her pick of the three yearlings was the Escoba colt, and many agree that she has chosen the best of the trio. W. W. Darden has consigned to the Fasig-Tipton Company to be sold at Saratoga on Monday, August 14, along with the yearlings of White and Garnett of the Aldebert Stud, a yearjing bay colt, by Malamont son of Flying Fox, dam Viola "Guild. This colt is a half brother to Lady Boss. This colt is pronounced by competent judges to be an extraordinarily fine one. Oscar Rehm of Louisville, Ky., who owned Sam Freedman when that horse was thought to be the coming champion two-year-old on the Kentucky circuit, is back in racing. He purchased a yearling brown colt by Delhi Mistress Quincy out of the Carr and Piatt sale for ,600. Sam Freedman only returned to active racing last spring, after an absence of three years. Trainer Kay Spence will remain here until the end of the meeting with one carload of the Montfort Jones horses, while another will be sent to Kentucky in time for the opening at Louisville on August 30. Those resting at Latonia will be transferred to Churchill Downs late in the month. H. Callahan had a rough time of it in riding Richard T. Wilsons Ducks and Drakes in the opening dash. The gelding threw up his head, striking Callahan in the face, blackening his eyes, then he lost his stirrup irons and finally the saddle slipped. About enough trouble for a five and a half furlongs ride. Peter Coyne, trainer of a public stable on the Kentucky tracks, departed for Louisville today. He shipped New Hampshire, which he purchased out of the Max Hirsch dispersal sale, as well as several yearlings that he acquired at the auction sales, to Churchill Downs this morning. Samuel Louis did not keep Halu long after taking him from J. S. Ward when he was a winner yesterday. He has sold him to J. W. Healy, and he will be put to jumping. Ke was tried through the field without much success while in the Max Hirsch stable. Frank J. Bruen, general manager of Oriental Park, Havana, Cuba, was an arrival. He will remain in this vicinity for some time. He will unfold his plans regarding the coming winter meeting in Havana to the horsemen within a short while. Word was received here of the death at Gravesend of Edith Weir, daughter of Frank Weir, veteran turfman. He, himself, is reported to be in a serious condition. Pneumonia was the cause of Miss Weirs demise. There have been some additions to the schooling list and those that are sentenced to more education before starting again are Childs Play, General Thatcher, Tarn, Juno, Ghost. Winneconne and Care Free. William P. Riggs, secretary of the Maryland Jockey Club, will come on from Baltimore Saturday for a visit and at the same time to keep alive the interest in the 0,000 Maryland Futurity. C. T. Worthington was an arrival from Lexington, Ky., where his horses are resting. He came to attend the yearling sales and got into action immediately by making a few purchases. Vic Britton, old-time rider who deserted the turf for a trade, was a visitor with Mrs. Britton. He said it was the first racing they had seen since the Saratoga meeting last August. I Charles F. Hill, manager of the Thoroughbred Sales Company, has received the entry blanks for the Pimlico Futurity of 1925, for distribution among the horsemen. John Crane, acting for J. H. Rosseter, sold the three-year-old filly Montara to Mrs. F. Ambrose Clark. She will oe raced through the field. A letter to Frank Herold from Saranac Lake reports that Roxy Angarola, who has been there for a considerable time, is very sick. At a meeting of the Jockey Club, held after the races, Admiral Cary T. Grayson and Marshall A. Field were elected to membership. A carload of yearlings owned by Dan W. Scott came in last night from Lexington, Ky. They are intended for the auction sales. Both High Speed in the fifth race and Stony Point in the sixth were raced with blinkers added to their equipment. P. Joyce, owner of the Tripple Springs Farm Stable, made his first appearance at the meeting today. Joseph E. Davis and Howard W. Maxwell were recent arrivals that swelled the steeplechase set. M. Gallagher, with a party from Pittston and Wilkesbarre, were arrivals.

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