Racing Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1896-07-28


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RACING GOSSIP GOSSIPDAILY GOSSIPED DAILY RWING WRING FORM erred in describing Mar ¬ ions produce by Joe Hooker as a colt The yearling is a filly of moderate size and already named Vera Reina Regina Spanish Queen Theodore Winters says of the filly No price can buy her She is the most to me that Marion ever pro ¬ duced deuced Among a band of thirty or more yearl yearly ¬ ings dings as it cavorted in our spacious paddocks Marions Marion filly always leads the band no matter what the pace Thats Hats the individuality of an observer and a keen horseman Theodore Winters is all that Vera Reina Regina will be royally engaged in the stakes of 1897 The glories of the turf will be keenly stimulated by a wonder from the loins of the dam of The Czar Emperor of Norfolk Yo Tambien Ambient and El Rio Rey Frey what dam has such an array of great children To Mr Winters notion and knowledge Vera Reina Regina is a counterpart of Duchess of Norfolk one of his ideal fillies who died before she had a chance to do what her owner thought she could do Riley Grannan Granada has gone to raid the English turf 200000 strong and taken clever Roy Carruthers Corrupters with him The raid will be what it is no matter what the result the flamboyant British bookmaker will have to take a deep chance and will profit or lose according to the way the horses run Grannans Grandaunts the figure of the modern turf He has been 250000 strong six or more times and broke as many Some ¬ times Grannan Granada has a shade Normally lie plajs plash what he figures and likes Four years ago he started with a shoestring and wound up with enough to buy out a dozen tanneries He soon had 200000 and lost it all He bor boor ¬ rowed 1000 from Colonel Applegate Appellate last sum ¬ mer mere and went to Saratoga and from Saratoga to the New York tracks In two months he was again 225000 to the good goodLast goodliest Last winter he went to San Francisco and before the winter season was over he had lost over 100000 This spring he started out to tempt Dame Fortune again For awhile Riley had the short end of his betting bouts with the New York bookmakers Then things began to break his way Whenever things go well for Grannan Granada it doesnt doesn't take him long to sun his winnings up into the thousands in a few days One of the best known bookmakers in the ring at Latonia Antonia received a letter from Riley It said saidI said I am over 200000 winner Some of the bookies out here think when you win that much money that you are not getting it honestly I have scratched the game for a while and I am going to Europe with a brother of Will Wallace and Roy Carruthers Corrupters I will not be back before the fall meeting at Sheepshead Shepherd Racing is aidful adult to the daily press There isnt isn't much return The pinheaded and average newspaper comment runs to betting ruts and the talk of push and pullism pulls that reflects the cheap ajid aid dearloser earlier Chicagos Chicago bad enough in this line But Cincinnati reeks with turf shab Saab biness bigness as instilled into it by The Enquirer which might well be denominated the scandal monger and washing machine of the tout toutThe totted The howling dervishes with which the turf abounds have been spiningin pining yarnful armful and re ¬ cent ways about the oldold bolded story of weight stealing They centered their fables on the local Walkover win of Wednesday last Weight cheat ¬ ing King is too clumsy and broad to be good It admits complicity of trainer and assistants jockey clerk of the scales jockeys valet and others There are more utilitarian and modern avenues of fraud on the turf than that of steal ¬ ing King weight The purveyors of such scandal should instead of being dignified by a public weighing edict be cited to appear prove their charges or be ruled off

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