Gossip Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1902-03-08


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF The amount distributed by the Crescent City Jockey Club to winning horses is fast approaching the 200000 mark and will have passed that sum t before another week rolls by In all up to date 19115450 has been placed to the credit of the various owners racing at the Fair Grounds In this grand total 199 owners are represented and 137 of f them have earned 250 or more moreDuring During the season some horses entered in races 5 where entrance money was required were excused I and their entrance fee returned and in other cases s horsesso entered were not eligible and they also had their money refunded As these facts were not t easily obtainable there would naturally be some B difference in the totals shown here and the actual I totals but the figures given are approximately cor ¬ rect say within a few hundred dollars The follow ¬ ing owners have won 4000 or over Owner Amount AmountJam Jam es Arthur Co 7250 FizerCo 7250FizerCo 7178 7178A A Simons Co 6542 G 6542G C Bennett fc Co 5492 5492ETrotterCo ETrotterCo 4e80 Thomas 4e80Thomas Carey 4692 R 4692R E WatkinsCo 4458 George 4458George Mule 4453 4453In In jockey circles Odom was easily the star of the week and made a splendid record riding nine winners six seconds and three thirds he was only unplaced f6ur times It must be remembered though that his case is that of all good riders the best boy gets the best mounts Coburn leads but if the meeting were a little longer it is probable that Odom would be first Speaking of the racing situation in St Louis for the coming season the GlobeDemocrat says The strife is ended The scenes of last year will not be repeated If Kinloch Park races at all it will race in perfect amity with Delmar and the FairGrounds Individuals may be discontented but recent events have shown that they will no longer have their old time power of bending the powers of the state to personal ends Politics may not be eliminated from the racing game But brigandage and sand bagging obviottsljVwill riotplay the pail tliey uid last year It will be a case of a fair field and no favors and race tracks will rise or fall by favor of the public and not by the favor of crafting poli ¬ j ticians Major Daingerfield manager of Castleton Stud has received a letter from Foxhall Keene to the effect that James R Keene and trainer James Rowe are highly satisfied with the twoyearolds by Ben Brush which have just been shipped east They are the first of that noted race horses get to be trained and are as follows Brown colt dam Frugal by Miser brown colt dam Fairy Slipper by St Serf brown colt dam Innerdale by Galliard brown filly dam Maid of Dorset by Dutch Skater brown filly dam Invercauld by Powhattan who is a half sister to Conroy the only threeyearold who ever won the Brooklyn Handicap HandicapEugene Eugene Leigh will train Richard Crokers horses in England this year in the place of Enoch Wishard who will train John A Drakes horses in this coun ¬ try Croker has sent from his training ground at Wantage six twoyearolds to Leigh who is at Fox Hill Lyddington This move on the part of Croker is taken to mean that Leigh will soon handle the Tammany chieftains entire stable and that Clem Jenkins will ride most of the Croker horses as the Reiff boys will not be seen in England this year The names of the twoyearolds sent to Leigh are not known but there were several yearlings by Dob ¬ bins in training at Newmarket last fall No refer ¬ ence is made to Crokers Stanhope and American Boy threeyearolds which are entered for the Derby but it is believed that Leigh will train them too John Fay the well known Cincinnati bookmaker who has a large stable of norses quartered at Churchill Downs Louisville returned home several days ago from an extended trip to the east Mr Fay will send his entire string to Memphis in a few days to prepare them for the spring meeting there In the stable is a candidate for the Montgomery Handicap Hunter Raine This colt has filled out wonderfully this winter and Mr Fay expects him to give a good account of himself in his stake engagements Hunter Raine is quoted at 20 to 1 in the Montgomery Handicap and 200 to 1 in the American Derby There have been several com missions sent from Louisville to bet on him in both events H E Leigh now in England has ordered his English twoyearold filly Avo Maria by Bellamire Sister Superior shipped east where she will go in training for the coming campaign The filly wai imported last fall and has been wintering at H P Headleys Beaumont Stud at Lexington Ey

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