Saratoga Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-21


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SARATOGA TURF NOTES SARATOGA SPRINGS, N. Y., Aug. 20. Jockey G. Babin was taken ill this morning and cancelled his engagements for the afternoon. R. McKeerer claimed Ben Franklin out of the first race for ,300 and J. T. Luzzi took Legation for ,000. The E. F. Whitney stable will be shipped from here to Havre de Grace, to take part in the meeting there. Clarence Herbert, Avell known to New York racing, Avas called to his home in Covington, Ky., by the death of his sister. Jockey B. Kennedy was suspended for five days by starter Cassidy for disobedience at the post Avhen riding Long Point Tuesday. Following Little Chiefs poor showing in his race Tuesday, owner I. B. Humphreys decided not to ship him to Chicago for the Special. Harry Unna will ship I. B. Humphreys Little Chief to Chicago tomorrow. Jockey C. Robinson will go along to ride the son of Wrack at Hawthorne. Rar:i;ond Beaudry, secretary of the Dor-val Jockey Club of Montreal, arrived from that point to interest horsemen in the meeting to be held there in September. Jockey C. Ralls has retired for the remainder of the Saratoga season and left for New York. He Avill undergo a minor foot operation this Aveek at a New York hospital. For the first International Special to be run at Belmont Park on Labor Day, a section of the clubhouse enclosure has been reserved at an additional cost of two dollars. The infield Avill be thrown open and an admittance of .50 Avill be charged. The seven-eighths dash at the end of the program brought together five of those named to oppose Epinard in the three-quarter mile sprint at Belmont Park on Labor Day, they are Snob II., Wise Counsellor, Wilderness, Laurano and Lucky Play. Earl Sande continues to impro-e, according to Sam Hildreth, who paid him a Aisit this morning. The jockey is cheerful and hopeful that he will soon be up and around again, even if he sees the outside of the hospital on crutcnes for a time. Desha Breckinridge of Kentucky will race in the future in the name of the Braedalbane Stable. He is the owner of the two-year-old Kentucky Cardinal that won the last race on Tuesday and Braedalbane was a good sprinter that wen many races in his colors. Nicholas Aould hae been a starter in the Grab Bag Handicap but Max Hirsch Avas unable to get a capable jockey. Nicholas has a temper of his oAvn and has been raising cain since he changed hands. Reminder Avas Avithdrawn by James RoAve because of the illness of iA-an Parke. W. R. Coe added another good youngster to his stable by the purchase of Zuker from Phil Chinn. This colt is a son of High Time Rosanne and is engaged in both the Nursery and the Champagne Stakes at Belmont Park as Avell as the Grand Union Hotel Stakes and the Adirondack Handicap at the Saratoga meeting. Charles F. Hill, of the Thoroughbred Sales Company, returned to New York tonight to prepare for the reception of the big A. K. Macomber shipment of thoroughbreds from France. This shipment is due Saturday and Avill be sold by the Thoroughbred Sales Company in the Belmont Park paddocR Septem-I ber 11 and 12. E. R. Bradley, president of the Horsemens Association, has requested the members and others interested in the thoroughbred horse to attend a meeting to be held in the sales paddock of the Fasig-Tipton Co., on Wednesday eAening at 8:15 to meet Charles E. Marvin, the representative of the association, wno will take the opportunity of explaining the object of the association and Avhat it has done for the thoroughbred interests.

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