Gossip From The Eastern Tracks.: Trainers Going Right Along with Their Charges in Preparation for Approaching Season., Daily Racing Form, 1910-03-16


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GOSSIP FROM THE EASTERN TRACKS Trainers Going Right Along with Their Charges in Preparation for Approaching Season New York March 15 The fastest work done at Sheepshead Bay yesterday was accomplished by A Blutes platers Riistem nnd Banbury They gal ¬ loped a quarter on the main track in 25J Rustem and Banbury recently returned from Juarez where they raced all winter They arc fitter than most rof the horses at the Bay and it is the intention of Blute to keep them going just enough to retain their condition They will he ready to race at Aqueduct AqueductPleasant Pleasant spring like weather continues and if it holds ont the racers which go to the post at Aque ¬ duct aiext month will be much farther advanced than horses usually are in midApril midAprilSam Sam Hildreth gent his big stable out in two sets The one which included Fayette Joe Madden Restigouche and Jeanne dArc breezed quarters in 71 The one made up of Montgomery Firestone Woodcraft Dalmatian and Rose Queen did not do as well by about half a second From the way Hildreth is breezing Restigouche and Jeanne dArc one would infer that he intends to have them ready for Aqueduct Restigouche will just about he his representative in the Carter Handicap The Com ¬ mando gelding came to hand early last season it will be recalled and came close to winning the Brooklyn Handicap from his stable companion King James and Mr Keenes Celt CeltKnoch Knoch WIshard indulged the string of Ort Wells twoyearolds he is training for John A Drake in strong gallops on the yearling track at the Bay They were frisky enough and perhaps there is a good racer or so among them But they were small when they came up from Kentucky and they do nJt seem yonngijtersNimbus to improve like other eastern yonngijters Nimbus which will be ready for the first race at Aqueduct if his owner wants to start him headed George Odoms youngsters The Star Shoot gelding breezed a half in 58 The twoyearolds that went along did not attempt anything so ambitious They breezed threeeighths in 42 or 43 43Jinx Jinx Ilirsch who was very successful at Juarez was at the Bay early iu the morning Hirsch arrived on the course while Hildreths horses were doing their stunts IHrsch sought in vain among the Hildreth horses for Livonia the daughter of Star Shoot he sold last fall Livonia is not galloping with the most forward members of the Hildreth bnuch She was lame last fall anil the Missouri horsenian is going along slowly with her herW W P Fine arrived from Kentucky yesterday with three horses belonging ti the vpttrni breeder John JIackey Mr Mackey will have these horbcs trained and sell them off as tliey win winLucky Lucky Jack McGinnis who is among the rail birds these days says that If trainer Rowe does not develop another Sysonhy or a Colin from the present crop of Castletonbrtd youngsters a lot of sharpeyed persons will be mistaken It is common gossip by the way that McGinnis and his former jockey Joe Notter will form a turf partnership before the local season opens Notter who will not return to Knroi e weighs 130 pounds He says he caif reduce to make 113 or less but it is be ¬ lieved such a task will be a hardship Notter has saved his money and Is said to be fairly well fixed fixedGeorge George Odom thinks his fouryearold filly Trance will In able to race this jcar She broke down last spring at Pimlico and Odom promptly retired her for the rest of the season Trance has wintered well and seems to have recovered from this ailment to such an extent that Odom hopes she can go to the post early in June JuneR R Miller who trains and handles the Fanshawe stable showed eight of his twoyearolds four fil ¬ lies bv Islington and four colts by Ileno The oc ¬ tette stepped along quarters in 2Gj and 275 275Nine Nine twoyearolds in charge of trainer R King were worked threeeighths in 41 and 42 He exnects great things of two of the lot that are by Orna ¬ ment mentSujwrintendent Sujwrintendent James Dunphy of Gravesend re ¬ ceived word from J Hynes to have his stable in readiness as he intends to leave for New York in a few days with twenty one horses He says that all of his horses have wintered well and arc ready to go right along with stiff training trainingT T Welsh had ont all of the Newcastle horses and allowed his twoyearolds to go quarters in 27 and 20 They all moved off in a hunch as though breaking from the barrier In explanation Mr Welsh said that he always made it a point in the training of twoyearolds to have them well schooled at the harrier before sending them to the races He thinks It the most important part of their train Word has been received that A G Blakeley will soon arrive from Oakland where he has been racing the past winter He will bring with him a stable of fifteen horses

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