Gossip of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1903-01-09


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GOSSIP OF THE TURF. Mr. W. S. Fanshawe, who is a son-in-law of Mr. J. B. Haggin and who is drifting into racing at a pretty rapid gait, has a promising string of horses in charge of trainer W, Lakeland at Brighton Beach. Among them is the four-year-old Bosslyn, by Isinglass Lucy Cross, by St. Simon. This horse was not broken until late in his career as a two-year-old, as Mr. Fanshawe paid a good price for him at the dispersal sale of Mr. Clarence Mackays stable in midsummer jf last year. Mr. Fanshawe also has Black Hussar, a full brother to that good but unfortunate racehorse Black Fox,which ran in the colors of Mr. A. Featherstore. A particularly promising horse in the string is the two-year-old brown filly by Childwick Homespun, which was bought at Sir J. Blundell Maples sale at the American Horse Exchange last month. Heno, which raced in Mr. Mackays colors last year and which was the hope of the east in the American Derby, is Mr. Fanshawes candidate for handicap honors, and Mr. Lakeland is confident that with a fair amount of consideration from the bandicapper he will give a good account of himself. Mr. Lakeland has a diversity of interests in his stable, training as he does for ,Mr. Fanshawe, Mr. J. B. Widener, of Philadelphia; Mr. W. L. Powers and Davy Johnson. If the reports of yearling trials may be accepted as true, Mr. Lakeland has a rare good colt in Mr. Johnsons Jacquin, by Knight of the Thistle Lady Alice. ThiB youngsters trials have been of tho phenomenal order, and if he will only race up to them he will come pretty close to being tho champion two-year-old of 1903. Of course neither trainer Lakeland nor owner Johnson is anxious to spread the fame of his colt, but at the same time either of them will unblushingly bear testimony of the great promise which he gives as a race horse. Jacquin has been entered practically in every stake in which he is eligible, and should he realize the expectations of his trainer and his owner New Yorkers will see in him a champion.

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