Current Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1916-09-17


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF. J. N. Camden had the misfortune to lose the suckling brother to Helios. nansons place tickets in race 29112 paid .00 instead of .00 as was printed. John E. Madden has returned to Kentucky from the east and is busy at Hamburg Place. United States Senator Mark Smith of Oklahoma was among the distinguished visitors at the Lexington track on Wednesday. Information from New York is to the effect that Chairman Johnson N. Camden of the Kentucky State Racing Commission is greatly improved. Sir John Hendries Splutter has been thrown out of training for the season. He came out of his last race at Windsor a trifle sore, and, as he did not improve, trainer Wliyte thought it better to let up on him. Splutter has been a useful horse for Sir John, and retires the topweight in the handicaps for Canadiau-breds, as was Slipper Day last season. AVillls Sharpo Kilmers horses, which were recently transferred to the care of trainer Henry McDauiel, will not be raced any more this year. Since they have been in the can? of trainer McDauiel they have been at Saratoga, Avhere they "will remain for a time and then be shipped to Mr. Kilmers farm at Goshen. X. Y.. where they will be looked after by trainer McDauiel during the coming winter. For the current season the Western Australia Turf Club Perth has licensed thtirty-five bookmakers to bet in the paddock, and twenty in the Leger. The number is small by comparison with those doing business in Sydney, but Perth attendances are small compared with those at our meetings. Besides which the totalizator meets the betting needs of a large section of the public. Trainers licensed by the Western Australia Turf Club total thirty-seven and jockeys thirty-six. Sydney Referee. According to some recent visitors from Melbourne, money is getting scare at the minor meetings in the southern capital, and to coax the public to bet the books have to offer prices that, unless they have exceptional luck, puts really profitable days out of the question for them. Despite these reports, we do not hear of many old members of the ring retiring, though owing to there being "nothing In the game," they have made threats in that direction for many years. Sydney Referee. By W. R. Coes direction, traiuer Jerry Carroll lias sent the valuable imported two-year-olds, Oration, ch. c, by Cicero, and Wonderful, ch. c. by Aquascutum, to be turned out on the Bayliss Farm on Long Island, near Piping Rock. He also sent , down the American-bred three-year-old Mustard. Mr. Coes handsome imported chestnut filly Fari-mond, by Fariman. has been seut to the Schultz Farm, near Red Bank. She will not be trained any more this year.

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