Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1902-03-06


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF According to the official list there are twenty seven entries for the Brighton Cup with 5000 added which will be run at Brighton Beach next August This is one of lhemostiraportant ofithe long distance races decided annually in the east the journey being two miles and a quarter Last summer the race dwindled to a farce only two horses Prince of Melbourne and Rochester going to the post Prince of Melbourne was a prohib ¬ itive favorite at 1 to 20 and won galloping by ten lengths the value of the stake being 5775 At the time it was generally deplored that such a valuable event should be allowed to go begging and many owners were rather sharply criticised for withdraw ¬ ing their horses But if the owners will change their policy this year there should be a battle worth going miles to see William C Whitney who did not race much at Brighton last season heads the list with four entries Yankee Goldsmith Endur ¬ ance by Right and Elkhorn This is Yankees first nomination for any of the big events but a three yearold is not generally regarded with favor as a probable winner of the Brighton Cup J B Hag gins Water Color Gen F C McLewees Gold Heels Frank Farrells Blues and Bonnibert W HLaudo mans Hernando W C Rollins Herbert and J G Follansbees Roehamptou are other conspicuous entries the complete list of which is as follows Horses A AGold Gold Heels Water Color Blues Bonnibert Roeliunipton Garry Hermann Flywheel Baron Pepper King Bramble Sun Shower Argregor Carbuncle Dixieline Yankee Horses Age AgeGoldsmith Goldsmith 3 Endurance 3Endurance by Right 3 3Elkhorn Elkhorn 4 4The The Rhymer 4 4Taps Taps 3 3Herbert Herbert 5 Maid 5Maid of Harlem 6 Surmise 6Surmise 4 4Water Water Cure 5 5Autolight Autolight 4 4Hernando Hernando 4 4Dr Dr Barlow 4 4Port Port Royal 3 Jockey T Burns who is under contract to AY C Whitney this year was offered many inducements to ride for owners during the Memphis meeting when he visited Montgomery Park Sunday S C Hildreth offered Burns the mount on Waring in the Montgomery Handicap and McDowell offered a handsome salary for Burns services during the first three weeks in April Burns accepted the offers under condition that he would bo able to secure permission from Mr Whitney The shipment of horses from New Orleans will soon begin Ed Trotter expects to ship his string which includes St Cuthbert a twotime stake win ¬ ner at the Crescent City meeting and the useful filly Lingo to Memphis within the next day or so and along with them will go four or five of Jim Arthurs to be freshened for the meetings at Mont ¬ gomery Park and Chicago Bloomsbury the sire of Josia G has been duly registered

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