Frank Gill to be Sent to the Stud: Crack Racer Will be Stationed in Kentucky-Turf Gossip Heard in New York, Daily Racing Form, 1908-12-04


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FRANK GILL TO BE SENT TO THE STUD. Crack Racer Will Be Stationed in Kentucky Turf Gossip Heard in New York. New York. December 3. J. L. McGinnis has decided to send his greatest racer, Frank Gill, the four-vear-old colt hy Collar, the famous English sire, out of Ravello II.. to the stud in Kentucky. The colt will go to the Idle Hour Stock Farm along with the two-year-old winner. Spellbound. Trainer J. Smith will go witli the horses at an early date and it will depend upon the racing situation next spring whether they will be brought liack here. Among tin, mares at Idle Hour Farm are fast Inspiration and McGinnis recent purchase. Run of Luck, and these mares will be bred to Frank Gill. Mr. McGinnis always considered Frank Gill the best race horse he ever owned, and justly so, for the Collar colt during his three years of racing has won twenty-seven races and earned the sum of 5,821. Thomas Mannix. together with Mrs. Mannix and jockey McCaliey. left here yesterday for Los Angeles. Mannixs horses are already at Santa Anita Park, having been shipped there several weeks ago. The lilly. Whip Top, was shipped with the Mannix stable by W. R. Midgley, who was compelled to postpone his trip to the west on account of the severe illness of his daughter. Jockevs who havo been riding abroad the past season are much seen these days. Spencer. Shaw. Taral and Korb having been here a week or more, while Lyne. Keiff, Ranch and Birkenruth are the latest arrivals. James McLaughlin intends to ship Oxford. Arou-dack and a few of his two-year-olds to Hot Springs in case racing is revived there. Arondack has grown and spread considerably since the close of the racing season here and should make a useful filly next year. Jockey W. Knapp is still at Gravesend track galloping horses. He is keeping in condition in hope of an early consideration of his case and reinstatement, so that he will be able to ride in California. Richard Bauer has three good looking fillies in training, which have been named Mont Rcve. Flori-mel and Marie Rue. August Belmont visited his private racing quarters at Belmont Park the other day and was well pleased with the condition of the horses under the care of trainer John Whalen. The majority of this band are yearlings and several have shown fast time in their trials. John E. Madden is delighted with the showing that the stallions from his breeding establishment havo made this year. Ogden. through the success of Sir Martin and Fayette, is second on the list of winning sires in 100S. while Plaudit. Planudes and Yankee are well up among the first twenty leading stallions. Alfred Ditmas has shipped his flllv. Miss Patton. to Cuba and will race her at the Havana meeting now in progress. John Duffy, former owner of Disobedient, will sail for Cuba next week and should conditions warrant will have a few runners to carry his colors before the season is far advanced. Jockey Siieucer has been looking around Sheeps-head Bay for some likely material to- take back to Germany with him in February.

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