Current Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1919-01-07


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF H. G. Bedwell, trainer of Commander J. K. Ii. Ross pretentious racing stable, spent the holiday season visiting friends in California. He is now on liis way back to Maryland. Rome Respess. the well-known turfman, had to drive into Cincinnati Sunday from his Erlanger farm to deny in person the report that lie had died. Persistent rumors to that effect were in circulation. Tom Murphy, who trliihs a division of the Macomber stable, is tit the Boots ranch in Milpitas, Cal. Murphy is to go to France for Macomber and is looking for a good jockey, according to report from the west. W. J. Salmon will race a pair of two-year-olds " this year that were named after two of the American heroes or the war. One will be known as Hobey Baker and the other as Johnny Overton. The former is the son of Celt Albertola. and the other by Celt Princess Victoria, Both are at Gravesend under the cure of trainer Eugene Wayland. A. A. Docter has purchased the three-year-old The Dauphin from George Chnos. and he will be trained by R. . Miller. The colt is now with the others of the Docter string at Gravesend. This colt is one that was bred and brought to the races by Giffonl A. Cochran. He is a son of His Majesty Pretty Maiden, and a colt of excellent promise.

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