Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1902-01-23


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF TURFThe The figures handed out by the Coney Island Jockey Club in regard to the comparison in the number of entries of 1901 and 1802 will give some idea of what to expect in the racing line the com ¬ ing season The following is a complete compara ¬ tive table 1901 1902 Suburban 1902Suburban 51 58 58Juno Juno Handicaps 72 74 74Advance Advance 32 43 43Equality Equality new 1500 added 54 54Sistle Sistle new 1250 added 61 Rft 61Rft 49 67 67Urindrift Urindrift 40 52 52GreatTrial GreatTrial 106 143 143Double Double Event 95 119 119Zephyr Zephyr 122 122Spring Spring 114 114Vernal Vernal 94 133 133Beacon Beacon Steeplechase new 53 53Independence Independence Steeplechase 54 57 57Rockaway Rockaway Cup new 29 29Flight Flight 27 13 13September September 19 17 17Autumn Autumn 88 116 116Flatbush i Flatbush 37 53 53GreatEastern 1 GreatEastern 46 41 JJotegThe Beacon Steeplechase and Rockaway Cup JjFG a supplementary closing May 15 The i TlighvSeptember Flatbush and Great Eastern have a supplementary closing July 15 15The The reason that the figures are missing in the Zephyr and Spring Stakes for 1901 is because these stakes have not closed in January for some years They generally closed about June 1 with an average of about fortyfive nominations The bay filly by Domingo Alcestis by Hindoo which II M Ziegler of Cincinnati purchased at the Woodward Shanklin sale for 140 startled thoroughbred horsemen at Lexington Ky several days ago by running an eighth of a mile in 11 sec ¬ onds the fastest eighth ever run over the Lexington track by a twoyearold Among the famous horses which worked over the Lexington track at that age were Henry of Navarre Lazzarone Sallie McClel ¬ land French Park that was never beaten May Hempstead and other stars of the running turf Do ¬ mingo is practically unknown as a sire but was a great race horse and won over forty races in the colors of millionaire Charles Fleischmann Consid ¬ ering the time of the year and the fact that the youngster has just entered training it is the most sensational performance ever credited to a two yearold The first foal of the season has arrived at Castleton Stud in a chestnut filly by Kingston Cali ¬ co by Hampton Deity By a transaction completed January 21 Buffalo N Y is promised one of the finest race tracks in the country A track of 105 acres of land lying just outside the city limits 1ms been sold through S S Kingslcy to Edwin C Roth who represents the Buffalo interests in the new track Work in pre ¬ paring and building the track will be begun at once and it is expected it will be completed by June 7 when a twentyfive day meet will begin George V Hankins and M L Denslow represent the Chi ¬ cago interests in the project The price paid for the land is said to be 53775 and 175000 is Ho be spent in the improvement Mr J N Camdcn who recently went to England to replace his dead stallion Esher has purchased two highly bred stallions in England in Mazagon and Tarbolton The first named is a bay six years old by Martagon Maize Martagon is by Bend Or Tiger Lily Tarbolton is a bay foaled in 1894 by Ayrshire Radiancy Ayrshire won the Derby in 1888 and Bend Or won it in 1880 so that as far as breeding is concerned the two horses are well for ¬ tified to replace Esher in the affections of Mr Cam den They must be good lookers as well and no doubt the Kentuckian has chosen wisely Secretary Russwurm of the New Tennessee Breed ¬ ers Association will go to New Orleans in a day or two He goes there in the interest of his associa ¬ tion which offers several valuable stakes which will be run at the spring meeting at Cumberland Park Nashville will have open dates this year and indications point to the most successful meet ¬ ing held there since the days of the old West Side track Mr Russwurm is a very popular otlicial with the horsemen and he is sure to get a number of entries Jockey Mitchell who two years ago was one of the leading jockeys riding at New Orleans and who had the best percentage of winning mounts will leave there in a few days for New York whence he will sail shortly for Warsaw to fulfill his contract with the stable of Baron Blook Milt Young of the McGrathiana Stud has pur chased from W L Oliver of Lakewood N J the fouryearold bay filly Mauga by Cayuga Medusa the dam of Lithos by Robert the Devil also the chestnut filly Nanine by Meddler Petrea Both of these mares are good winners and have a record be hind them Mauga as a twoyearold won the Pro viso Stakes at Chicago and the Worden House Stakes at Saratoga They will bo used for stud purposes The price was private Mynheer which has won both his starts at New Orleans lately will likely change hands within a few days The horses showing in both his races was so impressive that several offers have been made to his trainer to part with him

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