Current Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1917-01-06


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF. Barney Selireiber is at Tijuana and may "cut in," according to a dispatch. There are now 715 horses. 170 of them two-year-elds, stabled at New Orleans. W. Doyle is one of the oldest jockeys in .-fction at the Fair Grounds, Inning been riding for over ten years. It turns out that only two of Tijuanas crop of bookmakers, Joseph Plume and Henry Hanf, emigrated to New Orleans. The San Diego Husiness Mens Handicap of the value of .5 M will be run on Saturday. January 13. Among the nominations to this stake are included the best horses at the Tijuana track. The leaders in the Tijuana ring nowadays arc-Jack Atkin. I. Ban, Ray Offe-rt. Frank Kckert. William Hall. John Catternich and William Kune. The average take is said to average over 00,000. Jefferson Livingstons eollectiea of thoroughbreds are now said to number over seventy-five. He has a band of twelve English-bred yearlings coning from abroad, having been shipped on the Minnehaha last Tuesday. Charles Quin. one of the best-known turfmen of the east and manager of the big racing establishment of Johnson and Billings, has arrived in New Olltaaa to look after the Johnson and Hillings financial interests. A cable dated Sydney, December 14, received by the High Commissioner for Australia in London, states that a motion by Dr. Richard Arthur in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly to limit the number of race meetings was defeated. Messenger Hoy. winner of the four-mile Kentucky Endurance stake arena! years ago. made his appearance- on the Fair Orounds track Sunday morning. Messenger Boy h-oks fine, but Gem Lutz will not send him in a fast trial yet a while. In Australian racing the added money for the next Done-aster Handicap has been rcdm-ed from Slo.MM to ,500, ami for the Sydney Cup from 5,000 to 0,000. The amounts for the Chal-b age Stakes and Anniversary Handicap remain at .7." 0 and $.".,000 respectively. Jockey Ted Koerner. who was conspicuous among the riders at New Orleans last Whiter, has abandoned the sacblle. Koerner is too heavy to ride, but takes pleasure in exercising the horses that he and C. Hills have at New Orleans for the meeting, koerner owns Heauty Shop, while Bills has Charles Nuhm. Both these horses are good platers.

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