Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1908-10-09


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NOTES OF THE TURF. Senator Charles H. Fuller, of eighth district Kings county, who was elected two years ago in a Republican district, was turned down for renomlna-tlon because he supported Governor Hughes in his tight against the race tracks. Trainer H. M. Mason announced that tbv racing string of W. OB. Macdouough. embracing Duke of Milan. Middle and fourteen yearlings that have been broken at Ormondalc Stock Farm, would be shipped to the Emeryville track this week for training under his supervision. Zlenap Is a. notably hardy mare and her running nt Douglas Park makes her out to be in her Vest form, despite herlong and .strenuous campaigning; There; as frequently in the-.nast over the Now York tracks,, .she hag shown, conclusively that she Is .hot to be overlooked In any sort of company. H data, Alleviate, was also a capital raqe mare ih.rdiiy. It is a reflection on their owners sportsmanship thai gucU nst Allies p Mela Mouse and Mediant were not suffered to do battle with the Keene fillies for the rich Matron Stakes. If such rich and influential men are not willing to sacrifice something for the good of the turf in its present difficulties, smaller fry cannot be blamed for being slack in making entries. Two more days of racing will conclude the Canadian turf campaign of 1908. Contrary to the case in the United States. It has b?en a year of unexampled prosperity for the racing organizations across the line. The substitution of the mutuels for boohmaking on the Kentucky tracks and the troubles In New York, sent a small army of bookmakers to Canada and their 00 per brought lai-go profits to Windsor. Toronto. Hamilton and Fort Erie. Unluckily Montreal did not share as it should have done, the betting privileges there having unwisely been sold at a figure that cost the club about ,500 per day in the way of money that would have gone into its coffers had the privilege not been sold.

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