Local Turf Gossip, Daily Racing Form, 1902-07-12


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LOCAL TURF GOSSIP, John W. Schorr notified John F. Schorr yes--terday, that he had disposed of the two-year--olds Eva Russell and John A. Scott to L. Elmore for ,500. The two horses will be sent east at once to join the ttring now campaigned by Mr. Elmore. Jockey Henderson was suspended for an indefinite period by the starter for his misbehavior at the post in the second race. Jockeys Ranch and Birk-earuth were each fined 5 for the same offense in i he third. The boosting of winners still continues and yester--rlay S. C. Hildreth took a hand in the game. He-bid Tammany Chief up to ,200, at which price J, Curl let him go. A. Simons bid ,300 on Alice Cary after she had won the third race and secured her at that figure. This waB an advance of 00 over her entered price, nans Wagner was raised 00 by G. L. Crawford after he had won, but was retained by the customary advance of . Clint De Witt purchased the fast sprinter Zibia from Jageman and Weil yesterday. Zibia will be remembered as the medium of a sucessful coup at Lakeside this spring. Marion Lynch was sold by S. Judge to C. A. Lowe before the races yesterday for 00. John Mackey sold to W. M. Rogers the two-year-olds So So and Modicum at private terms. The former is a bay colt byDarebin Canette, by Islington, and the latter a bay colt by Sir Gatian Mod-erocio. The Young Handicap is to be decided this afternoon. Next to the Wheeler it is the most valuable handicap of the western turf and, if all of the sixteen for which weights have been accepted go to post, it will be worth ,885 to the winner, a tidy sum that appeals strongly to any owner. A fine field is carded to go to the post and if Wyeth starts his race will afford a line of comparison with last years Derby winner, Robert Waddell. The latter started in the Young Handicap with 114 pounds up and finished seventh, beaten a shade over two lengths in a grand finish, in which eleven horses wero closely bunched. With such horses as Six Shooter, Jiminez, Wyeth, Argregor, Searcher, Abe Frank, Aladdin and Oronta9 almost sure to start this aftornoon there should bo a struggle worth going far to see. Jockey Troxler leaves tonight for Saratoga by way of Buffalo, N. Y. His stop off at the latter place is to accept a few mounts at Fort Erie ponding the opening of the meeting at the Spa.

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