Local Turf Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1903-05-27


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LOCAL TURF GOSSIP. Charles A. Wolfe has arrived from the east with Pride of Galore and Examiner. J. C. Cahns bay mare South Breeze, by Sir Dixon — Lake Breeze, is coming up from St. Louis to run in Saturdays two mile race, the Prairie Stakes. John A. Drakes chestnut colt Ort Wells, by King Eric — Teas Over, and therefore a brother of J. B. Respess Derby candidate Dick "Welles, is one of the list among the two-year-olds carded to start for the "Vernal Stakes this afternoon. Though a full brother of the famous Dick and somewhat similarly named, there is a difference in the spelling. There are two "es" in Dick Welles, but Ort Wells is named after a broker in the Board of Trade office of Harris, Gates and. Co. Assurances received from owners by Manager Kuhl and Secretary Clark of the Chicago Jockey Club lead them to believe both of Saturdays stake races will have large and representative fields. There is a lot of speed among those likely to start in the Flight Stakes, at six furlongs, those that probably will sport silk being St. Minor, Nellie Wad-dell, LEtrenne, High Chancellor, Sweet Billie, Toah, Golden Rule, Tom Maybin, Skilful, Beau Ormonde, Orfeo, Burnie Bunton and Wainamoinen. The field for the two-mile race, the Prairie Stakes, which is a selling sweepstakes for three-year-olds and upward with a gross value of nearly ,000, is likely to be drawn from Barrack, Little Elkin or Rankin, South Breeze, Red Comyn, John McGurk, South Trimble, Nitrate, Rolling Boer, Flying Torpedo, Satin Coat, Potheen, Favonius, Gin Spray and Sam Fullen. In addition to the two stakes Saturdays card will include a high-weight handicap at five furlongs, a steeplechase handicap, an open race for two-year-olds, and a purse race at a mile. Harry New, which recently went amiss while being prepared for the Hawthorne Handicap, will be blistered and rested for a time. S. LHommedieu bid up Lampoon, the winner of the closing race, to ,700, an advance of 00 over his entered price, trainer R. Tucker bidding him in. Jockey Dominick, who has been riding the last few days in St. Louis, will arrive today and will have the mount on Linguist. He will return tonight to St. Louis and ride there until the opening of Harlem. Starter Holtman stated that Sam Fullen would not break when asked to do so by Jockey Booker when the barrier was released. Dodie S. was injured in her last start, and will not be raced again for some time. Jockey Helgesen was called up in the judges stand after he had landed Lampoon the winner. The judges gave him a sharp lecture and informed him that riding his mount in front one day an trailing the field the next, would not be tolerated, and that if he wanted to continue his vocation he must in future be careful how he rides. Flying Torpedo was quoted at 5, 2 and evens in the majority of the books after he had run away. The prices against the others were Hargis 4 to 6, Airtight 3 to 2, First Chip 6, and Hoodwink 8 to 1.

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