Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1908-09-20


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NOTES OF THE TURF Gretna Green the Keene castoff now in Albert Simons stable is both moody and erratic and has recently been nerved for a bad leg legThe The British turf is not in the best of health In these days Yearling prices average low and tho turf dailies are mere sales catalogues and price boosters boostersII II D Stover is becoming the magnate ot Mon ¬ tana racing After the close of the Butte meeting1 lie operated twelve days of racing at Anaconda and is going further furtherIt It is improbable that Matt Allen may get another firstclass race out of Fountainblue although the big chestnut looks as fresh as a twoyearold Foun ¬ tainblue has been going lame the better part of two seasons seasonsSkeets Skeets Martin rode Signorinetta in the St Leger at Doncaster Eng and rode her badly say the critics W Bullock who was np on the mare when she won the Derby and Oaks is in the hospital with appendicitis appendicitisSteve Steve LHommedieu once a noted plunger on the western and eastern race tracks cut in as a book ¬ maker at the mixed race meeting being held at Austin He intends to follow the bush cir ¬ cuit which includes a number of Texas towns townsIn In England they are beginning to call him Colonel Croker and regard the exTauimany chieftains turC operations with humorous eyes in the light of tho many winners lie has gold before they won well and the RhodoruMr acrobatic performances of Orby and Rhodoru Mr W K Vanderbilts crack colt Sea Sick II which has recovered from the slight accident he met with in UK Prix du President de la Republlque where lie was cut down is doing good work in view of his engagement in the big French races of tho thoBud Bud Farrell who is connected with Dr Row ells stable was taken ill during the Empire City meeting at New York but after a short stay In a hospital has recovered his health He was in Chi ¬ cago a day or two ago on his way to California for the winter winterMrs Mrs Emma Archer mother of the late Fred Archer the famous jockey and of Charles Archer the Newmarket trainer died last week at Whlt ington near Cheltenham Eng in the eightieth year of her age She was seized with paralysis on August 27 and from that day never regained consciousness

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