Current Notes of the Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1918-06-26


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- CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF James MeCarty will sell his entire racing stable at Reno in the near future. Jockeyi, Matt.iews and Feeney were suspended at Reno by starter James Haley for disobedience at the post. Jockey Glass, who has been riding at Reno, left there for San Francisco Monday, to answer a call to the colors. Viva America is apparently at her best right now. Mondav morning she worked three-quarters in 1:15% over the Latonia track and was fighting for her head at the finish. A. Xeal has lKnight from the Xevada Stock Farm the fnur-vear-old filly Irish Maid, by Irish Exile a son of Cunnrd — Dame Margery, and has put her in charge of J. J. McCafferty. Ed Arlingtons four-year-old gelding Counsel, was badly cut down at Jamaica last Friday. Counsel was jumped upon from behind and the sinews of both hind legs were nearly severed. The tracks at Belmont Park. Jamaica and Aqueduct are crowded every morning with horses in training. There were never so many thoroughbreds available for racing as there are tins year. An Ascot Gold Cup is offered for sale in the windows of Crichton Bros., Xew York City. This historic trophy was won by Hamer Bass Love Wisely in 1896. The cup is offered for sale at ,000. with ten per cent to go to the Bed Cross. The original value of the cup was ,000. Fred Burlew fears that his good racer. He Will, which was cut down last Friday at Jamaica, will not be fit for racing for a considerable length of time. For some time He Wills off foreleg bus been somewhat "dickey." but the injury last Friday was to his good leg, which makes it all the worse. A. J. Davis has instructed X. Byer, his trainer, to dispose of his horses in training for the reason that he has joined the colors. In the string that will be offered are the good steeplechasers Race-brook and King Simon. The English stallion Fu-gelad. another of the Davis string, will be retired to the stud.

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