Racing Affairs Around New York: Rainey Secures Carmans Establishment-Farrells Two-Year-Old-Sheepshead Improvements, Daily Racing Form, 1908-01-25


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I 1 i i 1 ■ i RACING AFFAIRS AROUND NEW YORK. Rainey Secures Carmans Establishment — Farrells Two-Year-Old — Sheepshead Improvements. New York. January 24.— Boy A. llainey has purchased from B. F. Carman his East Huntington property, known M arniandale. and will occupy it next summer as a summer residence. Mr. Rainey has also acipilred considerable adjoining property and will use part of it as temporary quarters for the horses he may race next season on the Long Island tracks. Mr. Rainey has the nucleus of a breeding establishment located near Shrewsbury. X. J., but his horses are In winter quarters at laglesMe Farm in Virginia. Frank J. Farrell has only one two-year-old nominated for the Great Trial ami Double Kvent and that is the uunauied chestnut colt by Woolstborpe — Pink Rose, a half brother to Magazine, which he purchased last summer from the. estate of the late C. F. McMeekiu for fl.fwa Trainer Weir will not rush the preparation of the youngster, but will follow the course pursued with Jim Gaffncy last year and will be satisfied if the colt is not fit for a good race until the ruuning of the Great Trial. Farrell and Weir have some hesitation iu saying that Dr. Gardner, winner of last years Excelsior Handicap, will be sure to stand training next spring. The horse is wintering in splendid condition, with the possible exception of his feet, but an especial effort will be made to get the Bannock burn horse ready for another winning race in the Excelsior Handicap at Jamaica. Roseben. Grapple and Jim Gaffney have all put on much flesh during the winter. Cornelius Ft-llowes. Thomas H. Smith and V. E. Shaumberg. a special committee of the board of governors of t lie- Coney Island Jockey Club, .have decided iijmui the erection of an administration build-jng at Sheepshead Bay and will remove the present offices in the clnb bouse into it iqion its completion. This will be appropriately iu line with the many improvements made iu the track and stable equipment and will permit the club house to be used exclusively by club members. The Jockey Club committee on licenses this year is made up of the following: F. R. Hitchcock. H. K. Knapp and Andrew Miller.

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