Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1908-10-11


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NOTES OF THE TURF. Jockeys Lowe. MolesworUi and liutwell carried off the riding honors at the Sau Antonio. Texas, meeting, which came to an end yesterday. Lticien Lyne, the American jockey now riding in llclgium, is considered the best jockey iu that country, now that Sam Heapy and T. L. Miller are unable to ride. Reginald Day. the private trainer to tho Ioyal Gradite Stud, has won 7,400 in stakes in Germany this season, and F. Bullock heads the winning list of jockeys in that country. It is officially confirmed that there will be only four days of racing at Empire City, which opens week after next, the dates being October 20. 21. 22 and 21. This means open dates on Monday and Friday. Sirs. Ilan-y Stover sold Katie Gleasou to J. Strife for 00. Katie Gleason is a brown lilly by Kenil-wortn St. Fhillipiua. and was raced at the Butte, Mont., summer meeting, where she proved to be a fast sprinter and won about ,200 for the Stovers. U. E. Howell brought from New York an eighly-pouud exercise lwy. of whom he expects to make a rider. The lads name is Edgar Williams, and Itowell, who has devoloped many good jockeys, declares that the boy bears all thu earmarks of a successful rider. It is reported that T. Hitchcock. Jr.. will send Bayonet, California King. Stokes and Kegal Itoyal io Franco for a steeplechasing campaign next year. Ucgal Royal .and Stokes, both three-year-olds, are in the Harbor Hill Cup Steeplechase, to be run next Wednesday, and are reported to have schooled satisfactorily. After winning the first race of the. Virginia Slate Fair at Richmond Monday. David Dunlops chestnut gelding. Youthful, cauio right back and annexed the first race on Tuesday. Dunlops fast youngster. Takahira. added another to his long string of victories when he easily defeated the best two-year-olds racing at the fair. J. B. Kespess says that 3iis Dick Welles colt. Dick Roller, winner of two stakes at Empire City, has recovered from the skin disease which nreveuted bis starting in the Flatbush and Great Eastern at Sbeepsl-ead Bay. No attempt will be made to race Dick Roller acain this season, but a good rest during the winter should put him in first-class condition for an early campaign next spring. X branch of tho Personal Liberty League was organized at Albany, N. Y.. last Thursday, with a starting-off membership of 00O. The membership already contains large numbprs of the most prominent voters of the city. Archibald J. McClure. a well-known horseman, was elected president, and R. V. DeWitt Walsh as secretary and treasurer. The applications for membership are coming in bunches.

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