English Racing News And Gossip.: Bookmaking Humor--The Big Stakes of 1909--Cesarewitch and Cambridgeshire Weights., Daily Racing Form, 1908-09-22


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ENGLISH RACING NEWS AND GOSSIP GOSSIPBookmaking Bookmaking Humor The Big Stakes of 1909 Ce sarewitch and Cambridgeshire Weights Weightsilx ilx n lon Eng September 12 At the Lewes races yesterday Ike White than whom there arc few better men in Tattersalls for launching out amused his clientele by offering 500 to a cigar against Simon Passe for the Rothschild Plate For a time there were no takers but before the start J Par ¬ kinson stepped up and tendered the cigar Right said the popular penciler Its a bet and now you can have 123 to n matchV The wherewithal to light the Igar was also forthcoming but when an ¬ other individual rushed up and offered a whole box of vestas saying he would take the layers odds to the lot a smile dawned upon the latters good natured face and this time he shouted No bet The same bookmaker however laid 1000 to 20 against Bahadur which won the race Simon Passe was in inThe The French official racing organ Le Jockey puts out some carefully compiled statistics relative to the Deauville yearling sales which concluded with the race meeting It is asserted that the sales have shown a mucli more favorable result than that which was anticipated by those who arc prone to a belief that the number of owners is on the decrease Out of the r 07 yearlings sent up for sale 33C were UsiK sed of by public auction with an average of 1100 a liead a far more favorable result than that which wits recorded twelve months ago Out of the 3J youngsters sold under the hammer fiftyfive at ¬ tained an average of 3205 rather less than that recorded In 1907 M Jean Prat lias been the heavi ¬ est purchaser giving close on 30000 for the seven yearlings which are destined to show his colors next July Something like 40000 has been laid out In blood stock by English buyers and others from the Argentine Republic while England Spain Italy and Brazil have been represented It has been decided that the amount of the Baden Grand Prize shall be considerably increased for the future and that the amount guaranteed for that event in 1910 should he set down as 520000 while that for the Furstenberg Memorial of 1911 should also l e increased to 12500 The engagements for both these races are due in December The following mares the property of Dr A von Weinberg left the Cheveley Park Stud Newmarket a few days ago for their owners place at Waldfricd near Frankfort Cat Bird with a chestnut coltfoal by Persimmon and covered by Florizel II Hop ¬ scotch with a chestnut llllyfoal by Persimmon and covered by Orme Meta II with a brown nlly foal by Laveno and covered by him again and Plnwheel with a brown fillyfoal by St Frusqcin and covered by Isinglass They go to the stable for which the Americans Walker and OConnor train and ride rideWeights Weights for the two great handicaps of the back end of the seasons racing the Cesarewitch and Cambridgeshire have been announced and furnish an Interesting topic of discussion The Cesarewitch will be run October 14 and from a maximum of 140 pounds on The White Knight the weights range down to a minimum of eightyfour pounds on Asian and eight more lightly considered ones Ot th really distinguished racers Radium and Eider are next to The White Knight at las pounds each Dean Swift has been apportioned 131 Your Majesty 122 Santo Strato 117 Baltlnglass and Wuffy 115 Glacis 114 Pillo 112 Spate and Wise Mason 10S Old China and Siberia 107 Demure 103 Lagos 108 Pure Gem 103 Father Blind 90 St Ollalla 90 Noctuiforrn OS San Mlniato 03 Marlow 108 and Lischana 90 Some desultory betting has been done already and in this early market Glacis is at the head with 100 to 7 quoted against him Others already quoted are Lagos Pure Gem and Father Bliud at 20 to 1 Spate St Ollalia and Noctuiform 2T to 1 San Minlato 100 to 3 Marlow and Carlo witz 40 to 1 and Lischana 00 to 1 Nothing is represented in this but the efforts of people looking ahead to secure long prices against horses likely to figure at lower odds later on The threeyearold Minting filly Normanie at 91 pounds is fancied in some well informed quarters and Is likely to figure longThe in the quotations before long The Cambridgeshire comes two weeks later Oc ¬ tober 2S to be exact Its shorter distance entices horses whose owners dislike to send them over the severe Cesarewitch roate and many of the stayers in the latter event are not nominated Dean Swift at lltl pounds is high weight with Kider second at 12S Galvani and Your Majesty are rated equal with 120 each Norman III and Procope have been al ¬ lotted 121 each and White Eagle 120 The French colt Monitor 117 Laud League Pillo and Rhodora 110 Perrier 112 Ouadi Haifa and Stickup 107 Royal Fox 103 Rodney 98 Temerairie 10 Nor ¬ manie 95 Malua 123 Cocksure II 117 Solferino 117 Angelus 109 and Garnock 9S arc deemed favorably treated Five horses have been given the lowest weight of eightyfour pounds Coming later on but little speculation over the Cambridge ¬ shire has developed but Cocksure II at 100 to 8 Malua at 100 to 0 Solferino at 20 to 1 Angelus at 100 to and Garnock at 40 to 1 have been backed slightly The principal stakes of 1900 in England with their dates places of running and distances are as follows followsMarch mileMarch March 23 Lincolnshire Handicap Lincoln 1 mile March 24 Brocklesby Stakes Lincoln 12 mile and 00 yards yardsMarch March 25 Liverpool Spring Cup Liverpool 1 36 miles milesMarch March 20 Grand National Steeplechase Liverpool 4 miles and S50 yards yardsApril April 1 Spring CUP Newbury 1 mile April 12 Queens Prize Kemptou Park 1 14 miles milesApril April 20 Great Metropolitan Handicap Epsom 2 14 miles milesApril April 21 City and Suburban Handicap Epsom 1 14 miles milesApril April 25 Sandown Park Produce Stakes San down 5S mile mileApril April 28 Two Thousand Guineas Newmarket 1 mile mileApril April SO One Thousand Guineas Newmarket 1 mile mileMay May 1 Victoria Cup Hurst Park 7S mile mileMay May t Chester Vase Chester 1 12 miles milesMay May 4 Chester Cup Chester 2 14 miles milesMay May 7 Great Jubilee Handicap Kempton Park 1 14 miles May 12 Newmarket Stakes Newmarket 1 14 14May May IS Great Northern Handicap York 1 12 12May May 2 Woodcote Stakes Epsom 34 mile May 20 Derby Epsom 1 12 miles May 27 Coronation Cup Epsom 1 12 miles May 27 Oaks Epsom 1 12 miles June 4 Manchester Cup Manchester 1 12 miles June lr Coventry Stakes Ascot 58 mile June 15 Prince of Wales Stakes Ascot 1 5S miles milesJune June 10 Coronation Stakes Ascot 1 mile Juno 17 Gold Cup Ascot 2 12 Ullles June mileJuno 17 St James Palace Stakes Ascot 1 mile Juno IS Alexandra Plate Ascot 2 34 miles ami 85 yards yardsJune June milesJune 22 North Derby Newcastle 1 12 miles June 23 Northumberland Plate Newcastle 2 miles milesJune June milesJune 23 Royal Stakes Newbury 1 14 miles June 2 Saiulringhain Foal Stakes Sandown 1 14 miles milesJune June 29 July Stakes Newmarket 5 furlongs and 140 yards July 1 Princess of Wales Stakes Newmarket NewmarketJuTylO JuTylO Great Foal Plate Lingfield 5S mile July mileJuly 15 Chesterfield Stakes Newmarket 58 mile mileJuly July 1C Eclipse Stakes Sandown 1 14 miles July milesJuly 17 National Breeders Produce Sandown 5S mile mileJuly July 21 St George Stakes Liverpool 1 3S miles July milesJuly 22 Great Lancashire Produce Liverpool 58 mile mileJuly July 23 Liverpool Summer Cup Liverpool 1 3S miles milesJuly July 27 Richmond Stakes Goodwood 34 mile July mileJuly 29 Goodwood Cup Goodwood 2 12 miles July milesJuly 2 Prince of AVales Stakes Goodwood 3t mile mileJuly July 29 Goodwood Cup Goodwood 2 12 mles July mlesJuly 31 Chesterfield Cup Goodwood 1 14 miles August milesAugust f Astley Stakes Lowes 5S mile August mileAugust 12 City of London Breeders Foal Plate ICumpton Park 1 14 miles milesAugust August 1J Durham County Foal Plate Stock ton 1 14 miles milesAugust August 21 Ilurst Park Lennox Plate Hurst Park 1 14 miles milesAugust August 25 Great Ebor Handicap York 1 31 miles milesAugust August 20 Great Yorkshire Stakes York 1 12 miles milesAugust August 31 14th Champion Breeders Biennial Foal Derby 58 mile mileSeptember September 1 lUh Champion Breeders Biennial Foal Derby 1 14 miles milesSeptember September 2 Peveril of the Peak Plate Derby 1 mile mileSeptember September 7 Champagne Stakes DoncasterL 5 furlongs and 152 yards September yardsSeptember S St Leger Doncaster 1 34 miles and 132 yards yardsSeptember September 10 Doncaster Cup Doncaster 2 miles September milesSeptember 1C Ayrshire Handicap Ayr 1 3S miles milesSeptember September IS Prince Edward Handicap Man ¬ chester 1 14 miles milesSeptember September 24 Newbury Autumn Cup Newbury about 2 18 miles milesSeptember September 30 Jockey Club Stakes Newmarket 1 34 miles milesOctober October S Imperial Produce Plate Kempton Park 34 mile mileOctober October 9 Duke of York Stakes Kempton Park 1 14 miles milesOctober October 12 Champion Stakes Newmarket 1 14 miles October 13 Cesarewitch Handicap Newmarket 2 14 miles milesOctober October 15 Middle Park Plate Newmarket 34 mile mileOctober October 21 Sandown Three YearOld Stakes Sail down 1 12 miles milesOctober October mllfOctober 20 Criterion Stakes Newmarket 4 mllf October 27 Cambridgeshire Handicap Newmarket 1 1S miles milesOctober October nilluNovember 2S Dewhurst Plate Newmarket 7S nillu November S Liverpool Autumn Cup Liverpool 1 3S miles milesNovember November 17 Chesterfield Nursery Plate Derby 5S mile mileNovember November milesNovember 19 Derby Gold Cup Derby 1 34 miles November 27 Manchester November Handicap Manchester 1 12 miles

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