Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-31


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NOTES OF THE TURF. V. B. Campbell, the Oklahoma breeder and banker, lias sold twenty-two of his mares to Johnson and Nailer. "Father Bill" Daly has his meager stable of horses mildly at work in anticipation of a call for a spring meeting at Hot Springs. Whether Dr. Gardner trains for the Carter Handicap or not, Weir expects to get David Johnsons great sprinter, Roseben, ready for that event. James H. McCormick has a full sister to Glorifier In the stakes at New Orleans for two-ycar-olda of 190S. Her name is Gloriole and It may be a name profitable to keep in mind. - J. A. Kastin, who entered about thirty yearling fillies in the Faslg-Tipton Co.s fall sale and withdrew them, has sold sixteen or seventeen head privately to different persons. Dreamer and Bedouin, in the Duryea stable, are iniliie fettle this winter and arc given a couple of hours exercise every day to keep them in hand. Tljcy- are destined for early 190S racing. Frank T. Cdmstock, an Illinois breeder, has bought the stallion Floyd K., the seven-year-old bay horse by Pontico Oneatta, by Chesapeake, which T. I Kelly bought Xrom W. A. Smith last .Tune. "Rnmor bus It," says the Cincinnati Enquirer, "that Dick Welles, the champion miler, now at Woodlawn Shid. ;will be sold to close out the partnership Delweeh Rduie Respess and Joe Rhinock." Lord Derby, at tlie recent Newmarket sales, a.d ?0,2QO: for ttte iFf5098F?J$ horse QgkleisU U.f by Begonia Iroquolse. Mr. E. Kennedy bought the yearling colt by Desmond Sayonara, for 3,800. "Mickey" Miles, who lias been riding for one of the principal stables in Hungary, is visiting his old employer, "Fafher Bill" Daly at Hartford. Miles had a good season abroad, finishing well up on the winning list. That speedy colt W. H. Daniel is not yet given up. He lias not been a success, but E. S. Burke is still hoping that he will learn to carry his dazzling speed a useful distance. . He will not lack for racing opportunities in 190S. The two-year-old bay colt Moore Johnson, by Sehipronius Marchma, fell lame badly in a race at Oakland recently witli a bad foot. The injured hoof does- not yield to treatment and 1:1s wners do not believe he will race again for some time. S. C. Lync lias purchased of Milton Young the nine-year-old black mare by Masetto Alabana, by Himyar, at private sale. Black Banner has been In the stud for five years and has produced a filly by Dr. MacBride and three colts, all by Goldcrcst. The Texas Thoroughbred Association, which has control of racing iu Texas, intends opening early in September with a moot at Austin, to be followed by meetings at San Antonio, Fort Worth, Houston, Dallas and Beaumont, in Texas, and Shreveport, In Louisiana. Charles F. Dwycr, sou of the late Michael F. Dwycr, and nephew of Philip J. Dwyer, president of tlie Brooklyn and Queens .County Jockey clubs, has embarked in the hotel business in Florida. This young horseman is now manager of the Hocl Indian River, at Rockledgc. Good judges agree that Elliott CI Cowdin has a trio of remarkable weanlings at his Kirklevington Farm, they being: Chestnut colt, by Mcdler Homespun, by Hanover; chestnut colt, by Hamburg Semper Paratus, by Stratford; brown filly by Hamburg Long Shore, by Longfellow. John Rodegap, who is wintering his horses at the Kentucky Association track at Lexington, says Jim Myers, his two-year-old bay gelding, by Orlando Lena Myers, which was badly cut down in a race at Churchill Downs last May, has entirely recovered and will be nut in training after the first of the year. Trainer James Blute, of the Carman stable, a veteran, and always a keen hand with an odd horse, is discussed by the New York Sun as if he were a new man at the racing game. The paper thinks he has a secret and says that "Blutes secret has been well kept, so he is still able to mystify horsemen in California." Bookmaker Preston, who has been charged with some share of "Boots" Durnells trouble, Is making one of the biggest books at Oakland and says: "Dur-nell and I have been friends for four or five years. He has never had one dollars worth of money In my book, nor did I ever own a hair of any of his horses manes." A funny Item from Tennessee declares that the members of the New Memphis Hockey Club will undertake to got the ownership of the race tracks in the south back into the hands of breeders and owners and beyond the control of the professional race track men. They are of the belief that all of the disfavor in which racing is now largely held can be traced to the invasion of these men in tlie ownership of racing plants. Theodore F. Endress, the Shecpshcad Bay drug store man, recently bought the four-year-old chestnut gelding Bulls Eye, and has him in light training at the Bay. When racing in the colors, of the Newcastle Stable, this horse gave promise of being a colt of quality. As a three-year-old he won from a big field at Belmont Park, and finished third in both the Tidal Stakes and the Lawrence Realization, , Accountant winning both races.

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