Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1908-02-19


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; NOTES OF THE TURF. Despite the cold weather 100 new stalls are being built at Sheepshead Bay. The horsemen wintering at the Long Island tracks are becoming impatient with the protracted cold weather which compels tliem to keep their charges indoors. Thornton Moore, proprietor of the Thornmore Farm near Lexington, acciiientally severed an artery in his arm a few days ago. Prompt medical attendance prevented serious results. Clell Turney is said to be the best looking three-year-old now ;it the Benning track and will probably start in the Spring Handicap and the Carter and F.xcelsior Handicaps at Aqueduct and Jamaica. The horses whicli W. OB. Macdonough has listed with has.. and Co. to be sold at Oakland next mouth, are all those in training whicli he owns and consists of nine two year-olds and one three-year* old. King Edwards crack racers to the number of twenty-five have begun training for the seasons campaign on the English turf. This formidable squad is composed of fifteen two-year-olds, five three-year-olds and five four -year -olds and over. John E. Madden has arrived at Washington and taken charge of his big string. Mr. Madden expects to remain there throughout the winter, lie will make an occasional trip to Lexington to look after his breeding interests, but he will tint renin in away from his racers longer than a few days at a time,

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