Saratoga: Live News Notes from Worlds Famous Track, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-18


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; ; SARATOGA LIVE NEWS NOTES FROM WORLDS FAMOUS TRACK "i Fred Burlew gave Benjamin Blocks Mor-vich another of his sensational speed tests this morning when he permitted him to go along for a fast three-quarters. He was timed in 23, 31, 45, 58 and 1:12. As an exhibition of extreme speed it was a wonderful move and one to suggest that the son of Runnymede Hymir at least has come back to all his electrical sprinting ability. Clarence Buxton and Basil Smith were arrivals from Canada. Buxton will proceed on to Baltimore, where he will enter the Johns Hopkins Hospital to undergo a surgical operation. Four of his horses were sent to Havre de Grace from Fort Erie, while the other two will race on the Canadian circuit until Maryland racing opens. President Richard T. Wilson, who had an attack of pneumonia last winter, has been confined to his home in Third street for the past few days with a cold. It is thought that he will be out by Saturday, when one of the banner crowds of the meeting will be present. Jockey Cliff Robinson was forced to cancel his mounts today, due to an injured leg, sustained when he was crowded against the fence on Drogheda in the sixth race Wednesday. J. S. Cosden, who was operated on for appendicitis at noon on Wednesday, is doing as well as could be expected, and if no complications ensue, he will make a quick recovery. Samuel D. Riddle sent the three yearlings that he recently purchased at the Faslg-Tipton sales to Lexington tonight. Mose Lowenstein shipped two in the same car. Great Luck, winner of the sixth race Wednesday, came out of the race with an injured leg and Dan Scott will ship her back to Lexington to be rested. Jockey E. Scobie, who was hurt in the same fall with Lang, resumed riding today. He has several broken ribs, but they gave him no trouble. Both Pow AVow and Curtis were raced in blinkers in the last race of the day. It was a changed equipment from their previous IltCCS James Boden has sent Pen Rose, Zealot and Wilkes-Barre to Canada.

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