Current Notes on the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1922-09-12


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF . An attendance of approximately 12,000 people witnessed the racing at Hastings Park, "Vancouver, B. C. There will be no racing in Kentucky until next Saturday, when Lexington begins its ten days fall meeting. The three-year-old Sample, by Brummel Seemly, won the British Columbia Derby, the feature of the fall meeting at Hastings Park, B. C. Judge Charles H. Lansdale, who is looking after the interests of the Cuba-American Jockey and Auto Club on the Canadian circuit, is receiving many inquiries from horsemen who are planning a winter campaign at Havana. The Jockey Club Gold Cup, valued at ,-500, donated by the members of the Jockey Club to the winner of the two-mile race on the closing day of the Belmont Park meeting, is a graceful piece of goldsmithing, and bears the following inscription : "Jockey Club Gold Cup, Westchester Racing Association, 1922. Weight-for-Agc. Two Miles " It is about sixteen inches high, of fourteen-karat gold and stands on an onyx pedestal. W. F. Knebelkamp, the Louisville baseball magnate, and J. H. Moody are the first of the Louisville horsemen to make application for stabling room at the Cuban track. W. B. Finnegan, who raced the Knebelkamp string with success at Havana last winter, will again be in charge of the stable and will take about ten horses. Upon his arrival at Oriental Park Finnegan will take up five of the stable horses that were turned out neav Havana last spring. J. H. Moody will take four horses belonging to T. E. Mueller of Louisville and a cdaple that he will race in , his own colors.

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