Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-13


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NOTES OF THE TURF At Butte Mont Tuesday Ruscimo won the fifth race at seven furlongs and was third at the same distance in the race which followed In both events he was at 5 to 1 and ridden by Vandnsen Such repeats are rare nowadays nowadaysIn In spite of denials by W A Engeman chief owner of the Brighton Beach race track there is a strong belief in New York turf circles that the course will be sold the coming fall It Is known that offers have been made for it as an automobile track trackThere There wiil lie enough racing through Montana and the northwest to comfortably occupy the stables after Butte until California racing begins Five days good racing is offered at Great Falls Mont September 21 to 25 and other towns follow on for some forty days daysThe The Whitney colt Sea Cliff is by Clifford out of Ficsole by Goldfinch out of the great Firenze hence is royally bred Three months ago Sea Cliff was regarded as a cull or one meant to be sold early out of the stable but he has improved so much that he is now not for sale saleCaptain Captain Jim Rees is at Saratoga He seldom socs to racing nowadays but is keenly interested and states that in Memphis there is a feeling that the days of prohibition were about over and that he friends of racing in Tennessee hope to see an attempt to reestablish the sport in the near future futureDouglas Douglas Park at Louisville Is being made ready and will be used iinstead of Churchill Downs for the regular fall meeting Lexington and Latonia will with Louisville make up a comfortable fall circuit Among the improvements at Douglas Park is a chute for races at seveneighths and three fourths of a mile It is now being constructed constructedThe The old sprinter Diamond which is racing In the west lias become such a bad actor and savage that 1e is not allowed on the track at Seattle Diamond was a good horse in 1100 winning half his twelve races and nearly 5000 but in 1905 he was of no account As a twoyearold in Sydney Pagets and K R Thomas colors Diamond was a line two yearold and won the first half of the Brighton Peaeli Produce Stakes

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