Gossip From Canadian Sources., Daily Racing Form, 1913-04-18


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GOSSIP FROM CANADIAN SOURCES Toronto Out April 17 The horses in training at Harry Biddings Cedar Grove Farm will come in from Oakville to Woodbine within a few days probably next Monday They have done a fair share of work all winter and spring but the ground at home is pretty wet just now and n change to the letter opportunities of the track is necessary The string will consist of t n head with the addi ¬ tion of T P Phelans unbroken twoyearold by Bassetlaw Widows Mite MiteIn In the Giddingsjot Interest centers of course iu tlie main reliance for the Kings Plate the three yearold Hearts of Oak This fellow won four races last year and earned 3035 thus going Into the Guineas with a unique record as this is the first time tho Plate has been 01011 to other than maidens lie is well supported by fJndramida which woiMhree races and 1225 herself The other Plater Widow Wise is a nonwinner though she started once last year The horses have been doing well and Mr Giddings has an exceedingly strong hand with which to follow up the success of St Bass two years ago agoOndrauum Ondrauum is the only horse over three years old In the lot Three of tho twoyearolds are by Bassetlaw from My Honey Jal Ala and Better Half Tlie fourth is a Peep oDay colt Innight at Windsor last summer Bee Hive the My Honey colt Is the star but Mr Giddings will not say ho is another St Bass or Hearts of Oak OakThe The large and select stable of thoroughbreds of the local horseman Robert Davles will not be socn in action until tlie opening of the spring meeting at AVoodbine They will be shipped here during the last week of this month from the Benning race track at Washington D C where they wintered in charge of trainer John Nixon There are seven ¬ teen head in all seven of which are twoyearolds that have never started The entire lot have been in active training for several weeks at the south ¬ ern track and are In excellent condition conditionThe The aged division of tlie string is headed by that star performer Plate Glass and includes besides Knights Differ Spring Maid Moving Picture Dr Neet Flower Girl Fountain Fay First Sight Cal ¬ gary and Liberty Hall They all came through the winter in good shape and should duplicate the suc ¬ cess of last season by heading the list of winning Canadian lAvners for Mr Davics DavicsThe The twoyearolds with their breeding arc as follows followsHearts Hearts Delight blk c by Ogden Linda Lee LeePerpetual Perpetual HempstcadRecoil ch c by Ornament May Hempstcad Recoil b f by Ogden Haninierlcss HaninierlcssSouthern Southern Maid blk f by Plaudit Sally K KSky Sky Rocket b f by Star Shoot Maribpl MaribplThe The Usher ch c by Ogden Saratoga Bolle BolleVolunteer Volunteer b c by Ogden Flora Pomona PomonaC C T Patterson who handled the stable last year and broke the lot as yearlings stated that they were the most promising band of youngsters be had ever seen together They are all royally bred tho ma ¬ jority being products of the Hamburg Place Stud of John E Madden MaddenThe The stable of Hon Adam Bock has arrived at Woodbine from London and as usual will be trained by Eddie Gleasou In the lot are Half Shot and Britons Aid both of which are threeyearolds by Phaeton and candidates for the Kings Plate A twoyearold by Farthing Hairtrigger and tho broodmare Snap Shot made up the rest of the stable Snap Shot the dam of Photographer will be sent to Robert Davles Thornclifto Farm to be mated goodIn with Detective They are all looking good In the same car came Dr Thompsons Phyllis which was a candidate for the Kings Plate last year Phyllis will also be mated with Detective DetectiveFred Fred Fox of Detroit owner of tho steeplechaser Sight is spending a few days in the city He re ¬ ports that his shifty timber topper lias com ¬ pletely recovered from an attack of pneumonia he contracted during tlie Woodbine meeting last fall Along with the horse Detroit Sight win ¬ tered at Lambton Mills iu charge of trainer Patsy Bornman

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