Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1908-10-22


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NOTES OF THE TURF. Dick Roller is making a rapid convalescence and Dr. Keogh thinks the danger is over. lie is easily the best of Rome Respess first crop of Dick Welles youngsters. W. S. Williams has made application for stall room at Santa Anita Park, where he will race his horses this winter. Cartilage, Hans. Sentimental and three others will make up his shipment to Arcadia. J. Meagher, owner of the junipers. Evander aud Dacra. was notified by Secretary Fraser of the Canadian Racing Association that if be continued : to race at Dufferln Park, his entries would be refused by the Canadian Racing Association. He immediately removed his horses from the track. C. C. Powers, father of Vincent Powers, one of the leading jockeys in the country, has In his cm-ploy a colored boy named Albert Pierce, who can ride at seventy-eight pounds and has displayed marked ability in the saddle. Mr. Powers is of the opinion that the boy will develop into a first-class rider. August Belmonts Fair Plav. the cause of one of the sensations of the vear when defeated on Saturday at Belmont Park. will, as previously arranged, be shipped to England on Saturday. On the same vessei Joseph E. Widencr will send the steeplechaser Mr. McCann. which will he raced in cross country races in England and France, and particularly in the Liverpool Grand National next March. Frank Gardners Statesman, according to a well informed trainer, has had every disease on the i calendar since he came out in the spring heralded as a crack two-year-old. Although he has won but few of the races in which he was entered, he still has quite a respectable sum to his credit, but when the amount of forfeits, charged up to him In all of his stakes is considered, it is very doubtful whether his owner will come out even on the play.

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