Twenty Years Ago Today: Chief Turf Events of January 21, 1903., Daily Racing Form, 1923-01-21


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Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of January 21 1983 Racing at New Orleans Newport and Oak ¬ land landHenry Henry Simons and Dr B Talbot engaged in a fight at the New Orleans track Tuesday after the races were over As a consequence the stewards passed an order yesterday suspending both and denying them all the privileges of the track until further notice The projected meeting at Los Angeles has been called off The city council passed an ordinance which was signed by the mayor prohibiting betting in any form This meas ¬ ure was the immediate cause of the action taken by Mr Brooks and his associates in abandoning the proposed meeting All horse ¬ men have been notified not to ship their stables Monte Carlo and Tantalus Cup Dr J G Lymans threeyearolds wintering at the Iroquois Stud Lexington Ky in charge of trainer W N House are looking well and arc as rugged and healthy as old campaigners and I fit right now to go into training House how lever is going slow with the pair especially I the former as the son of Pontiac will be point I ed by his trainer for Realization honors Jockey Nash Turner has arrived at New York from Hot Springs after a hunting trip through Texas and Arkansas and will rest up for a few days before sailing for France to ride for W K Vanderbilt Turner looks in good physical condition and weighs about 120 pounds stripped He will be able to re ¬ duce considerably and with anything like good material to ride ought to show some ¬ thing of his oldtime form in that country Spencer who was with Turner on his western trip is expected to return to New York in a few days He will ride in Austria the com ¬ ing season The St Simon Lady Reel filly Lady Languish for which August Belmont paid the record price of 25000 as a weanling has de ¬ veloped into a superblooking twoyearold and much is expected of her this year Mr Bel ¬ mont bought the filly chieSy because of her magnificent breeding Lady Languishs sire St Simon is considered to be the worlds greatest stallion while her dam Lady Reel was the dam of the great Hamburg Mr Bel mont horses arc divided into two strings for the winter One is at Garnet S C in the care of John Whalen a protege of Mr Bel monts regular trainer John Hyland while the latter has the other string at Babylon Masterman and Namter the best fouryear olds in Mr Bclmonts stable arc at Babylon and Garnet respectively mod both will be pointed for the spring handicaps Among the twoyearolds is a filly named Mica which is a sister to Mizzen J J Moore who raced Olinthus and others several years ago is the latest addition to the ranks of California breeders Mr Moores place is called Fair Oaks and is situated near Bur lingame At the recent fair sale Mr Moore purchased four brood mares and two yearlings One of the mares was Ursula by Duke of Montrose dam of Sol and Masoero It u quite probable that this mare and one or two others will be mated with Tarcola the great Australian horse that won the Melbourne Cup of 1893 the Queens Birthday Handicap the Williamstown Cup Anniversary Stakes etc and about 100000 in money Tarcola has a rare record at the stud Only eight of his progeny were trained in Australia and all won while six of the eight were stake win ¬ ners Mr Moore will add to his list of brood mares from time to time and doubtless Fair Oaks will be heard from within the next few years as the birthplace of many highclass

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