Local Turf Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1903-06-28


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L , t [ _ [ . LOCAL TURF GOSSIP. Peaceful and Ethylene were sold Friday to Roy and Hennessey, they being the highest bidders, by Felsenthal and Foreman acting for E. J. Arnold and Co. The horses were formerly the property of the defunct get-rich-[ quick concern, and were seized by order of the United States . Court on their arrival here from San Francisco. The price paid for the horses was ,200. W. F. Schulte sent the two-year-old Batts from Detroit to John W. Schorr to handle and start In some of the stakes for young-,■ sters to be decided at Washington Park. Frivol, which won the fourth race, received an ugly cut on her left hind leg in the race. Starter Dwyer stated that Haviland refused to break when he released the barrier. Jockey S. Bonner was yesterday suspended by the judges for an indefinite period for his reckless riding on Alene Abbott in the fourth race Friday. The judges at Washington Park are determined to discourage rough methods on the part of the riders and will hereafter punish summarily all offenders. The remainder of the S. W. Streett string of horses, including Port Royal and Brush By, which are being raced at Detroit, will arrive here some time this week. F Miller arrived at Hawthorne with four horses from New York yesterday. Jockey Dominick, who rode McChesney in the Oakwood Handicap, stated after the race that his mounf, while trailing the pacemakers, Allan-a-Dale and Waswift, had a steady hold of the bit, but when he passed into the lead, which he did while rounding the stretch turn, McChesney seemed to ease up of his own accord, thereby showing conclusively that the horse is a loafer and will not unnecessarily extend himself unless he is made to do it. T. C. McDowell stated before the running of the Oakwood Handicap that he thought his horse Allan-a-Dale would be a better horse after the race than he was before. When asked by a bystander for the meaning of his remark he replied: "Well, I have been running my horse of late in short races and I dont think he is exactly up to a bruising race over a distance." After the race it was reported that he had said: "If McChesney runs again with Allan-a-Dale McChesney ought to carry 140 pounds and my horse 100. "

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