Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1908-01-30


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NOTES OF THE TURF. Jockey Henry Birkenruth is watching the races at Oakland for a few days. He intends to sail from New York March ;» for Vienna, where he will resume work riding on the Austrian tracks. Dr. H. E. Rowell intends, upon his return to Oakland from Bos Angeles, to bring Firestone to the track from Brentwood Stock Farm and take up his training for his eastern engagements next season. William Walker says Centre Shot has not fully recovered from her injuries received when she ran away after a race during the Batouia meeting last fall, and will not lie a starter iu the California oaks next Saturday. Count l.aszio Szecbenj i. who niarrh-d Miss Gladys VanderhUt in New York Monday, is said to he a nescetidnnt of the founder of the Hungarian Jockey Club, and maintains a large stable which lie rates on the Austria Hungarian tracks. The sis year-old chestnut horse. Chestnut, by Tim Toolin -Four Flush, which won the first Breeding Bureau stallion race at Santa Anita Park, run as the last race Tuesday, is the fourth recruit for stud service under the auspices of the Pacific Jockey luh. Andrew De Boe, who has conducted a feed store in Westchester. X. Y.. for many years, died Sim-day sad wa~ buried in Woodlawn cemetery Tiles ■ lay afternoon. It is said of him that he never refused a horseman credit for foodstuffs for his horses. Alvin Booker has leased a stock ranch in the San Cabriel valley near Las Angeles and has already made arrangements with a number of horses* 11 now racing at Santa Anita Park, to summer such horses as they do not care to keep in training next summer. The two I Wo -year-olds W. W. Finn bought from W. B. Jennings last week wtie the bay lilly. Collide., by E*atberMss— Clash, and tlie brown colt. Kells. by Balveston-Hemera. Finn has also bought the three-year old chestnut colt. Agreement, from Jennings The published re|Mirt that Bon Ino. the dam sf Imevno. had been chloroformed at the Waterloo Stud of Joseph F. Seagram, was an error in that the broodmare so disposed of was Bonnie Vic. the twenty-nine-year-old chestnut mare by Vicksburg Bonnie Braes, by Balrownie and gtandatu of Bon I no. B. c BsdwUls sans jrar sM saj rHdis* Los Augeleno. which won the Thornton Stakes last year from Mamie Algol and again defeated bet in tic running of the Thornton Renewal, fell lame in his last race and it i doubtful if he will atari in the Thornlvii this umi. which Bedwell had hosted to win with him. The SjasSttSB Of a spring meeting at the Pelaliiu. 1 track depends upon the rJostaSj date of the present meeting at Oakland. Harry Stovr. who is the principal owner of -he Pelaluina track, says |. would prefer to bars the Oakland meeting extended, but will apply for dates for a meeting at Ietaliiiua 1! there is no extension of the Oakland SSM I

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