Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1914-02-20


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NOTES OF THE TURF. The business interests of Saratoga, which are naturallv benefitted to a marked degree by the resumption of racing at that point, are being asked to contribute to a fund to help towards the continuation of the famous old stakes that have been a feature of Saratoga meetings in the past. Several Slontreal owners of racing thoroughbreds are in receipt of subscription blanks from Winnipeg asking them to subscribe for shares in tlie Slanitoba Jockey Club, which is now being formed in Winnipeg. The formation of this club is assured and. when completed, the plant will be one of the most up-to-date in Canada. The ollicials at Palmetto Park have issued a special order prohibiting jockeys from wagering upon any horses except those upon which they have mounts. This ruling was the result of several jockeys betting on horses after they had finished riding their engagements for the day, and the stewards deemed the practice did not look good to tlie public. The otlices of The Jockey Club and a number of the associations that are now at t; and S East Forty-sixth street, will soon be moved to the new and modern building at 18 East Forty-lirst street. The Jockey Club, with some of the other organizations, will occupy all of the seventeenth tloor, while on the eighteenth will he the otlices of the Westchester Racing Association and the Saratoga Association, as well as others that cannot he taken care of on the tloor below. While tho moving day has not been definitely fixed it will be some time during March. Jere Carroll, one of the younger generation of trainers, has taken over Election Bet and Piping Hot. three-year-olds that he will race in the colors of W. R. Coe. Both of these youngsters are from tlie Piping Rock Subscription lot and raced well last year. Both are winners, and Election Bet was a good third to Andes and Virginia Lass in the Piping Rock Subscription final. Carroll trained Samuel H. Harris when that plater was one of the best racers about the New York tracks and he had Black Chief in charge for a considerable time. He has the Coe three-year-olds at Roslyn. L. L, and it is iirobable that others will be added to the small string before the opening of tlie season.

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