Twenty Years Ago Today: Chief Turf Events of March 9, 1903, Daily Racing Form, 1923-03-09


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Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of March 9 1903 Racing at New Orleans and Oakland Walter L Winans has concluded to keep a stable of jumpers in training in England He recently won his maiden race at Wye with the Americanbred fouryearold Come to Order by Order which was successful in a hurdle race at the Kentish meeting meetingMrs Mrs Frank Foster won the daily handicap at the Fair Grounds when she defeated six others among them Right and True the Derby candidate This race was a dash of seven eighths of a mile with every horse in the racs carrying less than 100 pounds Right and True carried 92 pounds and after following the pacemaker to the head of the stretch steadily fell back and finished fifth Mrs Frank Foster took ths lead and gradually in ¬ creased her advantage until the others wearied of chasing her Fuller was much in the limelight at New Orleans today riding four winners out of five mounts The track was heavy and all of 1 tillers mounts had big margins at the fin ¬ ish In the first race he rode Iris which was favorite but his portion was fifth place The filly was not good enough and had no mis ¬ haps After that failure he won with Mid ¬ night Chimes and Lord Neville in the second I and third For him the fourth race was a blank because he was not engaged in that race He continued his successes in the fifth and sixth however winning with Birch Broom end Leflare David Gideon one of the most prominent men of the American turf a breeder racing owner bookmaker and heavy bettor has decided in the future to develop and train his own horses Mr Gideon who returned to New York from Hot Springs last week is au ¬ thority for the statement that he will take full charge of the training of the string that he will campaign on the Jockey Club circuit dur ¬ ing the coming racing season For many years Mr Gideon has been one of the bzst known men on the eastern turf In conjunction with John Daly he owned the Futurity winners His Highness and Butterflies and many other noted horses He is the sole proprietor of the extensive breeding farm at Holmdel N J and a bettor who has many times made his presence felt in the betting ring I That part of Barney Schreibers stable which is wintering at Littli Rock is on the sick list Gcheimniss Mindora Otis and about a dozen others are in bad condition at the Clinton Park track But if Mr Schreiber is unlucky in one place he is equally fortunate in another Affairs at his breeding establish ¬ ment at Woodlands are excellent Some of his crack brood mares have been safely deliv ¬ ered of foals by Bannockburn and the mighty Sain The youngsters are good looking and trrightly and being out of such mares as Uarda Ellen and Lemon Blossom will doubt ¬ less make a name for themselves on the turf Grand Shot the Foul Shot Grand Lady filly is taking it easy and looks splendidly She had i world of speed last year for about a half mile but some of the employes at Woodlands are speaking of 112 for her for threequar ¬ ters this year She is stockily built and there seems no good reason why with careful handling she should not do well over a longer distance of ground The pride of the Wood ¬ lands farm just now is the imported English stallion Sir Hercules which Mr Schreiber recently bought from Ed Corrigan He is a magnificent looking animal about sixteen and onehalf hands high

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