Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-13


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NOTES OF THE TURF D Armstrong lias refused an offer of 2500 for Advancing AdvancingGeorge George AV Pierce the steeplechase jockey has contracted to ride the timbertoppers in the William Gerst string stringThe The London Sportsman is authority for tho state ¬ ment Hint Mr Belmont paid 125000 for Rook Sand a ligure that has many times been questioned questionedTrenton Trenton one of the great grandsires of the present generation of horses died in the autumn of 1905 He won over all distances froin six furlongs to three miles during the four seasons lie was on the turf in New Zealand and Australia AustraliaPontotoc Pontotoc will be shipped east from Oakland by 7 O Kooue who has decided to make a jumper out of him IIo is six years old and was once schooled for steeplechasing and gave promise of making good through the field fieldThe The American jockey Lucien Lyne previous to his aiotable victorv in the One Thousand Guineas on Richard CrokerS Rhodora won the Eslier Cup with Lord Settoiii LIttledale at Sundown Park on April 30 The race Is a threeyearold handicap of 1000 sovereigns and a cup valued at 100 sovereigns

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