Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1898-01-09


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF It will not be going outside of the range of reasonable probabilities to suggest that there are those in our midst who would bo greatly comforted if our local judges could be brought to entertain the same view of certain questions held by Judge Murphy of St Louis A day or two since the police brought several citizens before his honor charged with keeping a pool room Judge Murphy promptly dismissed the cases and in doing so said Every time a citizen picks up a deck of cards or a pair of dice the police consider him guilty of gambling and want to rush him to the police station I have repeatedly held that betting on horse races is not gambling If evidence can be produced to show that these defendants have been guilty of running common gambling houses as charged Ill continue the cases But you cant convict them on that charge if they only conducted places where bets were made on horse races racesThe raciest The detectives confessed that the only evi Levi ence fence they had was to show that bets had been rlnade lender on horse races Barney Schreiber has named a few of the two year olds that Dick Williams is fitting for rac race ¬ ing King in San Francisco Three have old fashioned combination names as follows Eacevan Peace ch g 2 by Eacine Racine Evangeline Evangelize Eosebeau Rosebay b f 2 by Flambeau Fairy Eose Ese Loyabella Flyable gr f 2 by Loyalist Belle D Then theres Theresa a promising bay gelding by Tenny Teeny out of Fun in the stable Of the Atkin Akin Lottridge Outride twoyearolds toeholds in training only one has been named The lot is as follows Baby King b c by Islington Wilmington Visalia chestnut gelding by Islington Wilmington Nellie Van bay filly by Goldfinch Hinda Hind Dwyer brown colt by Midlothian Militia Angelique Angelic black colt by Duncombe Buncombe Victress Victories bay filly by Em ¬ peror perform of Norfolk The Truant

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