Current Notes Of The Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-05


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF Col Matt J Winn lias gone to Latonia to attend to some business in connection with that track trackA A Melbourne Australia writer mentions that the Duke of Melton gelding Ptah has been racing ten seasons and has scored thirtytwo wins in 184 starts startsO O A Bianchi has sold to Carl Wiedcmann son of the Newport brewer the fouryearold William S Cnlbertson and the horse lias been turned over to J L Iaul to train trainThe The French Syndicate of Ilreednrs of Thorough hreds in France have asked breeders to formulate for indemnification their claims for losses which they have sustained through enemy action actionThe The work of sowing the Churchill Downs infield with a mixture of blue grass white clover and oats has been completed It is expected the crop will have matured sufficiently to afford a pleasing sight by Derby day It is the growing opinion in England that tubed horses of which there are quite a few ought not to be allowed to run at all any more than doped horses In Spain tubed horses are inadmissible under the rules rulesJ J W May has shipped his stable of twelve horses from Louisville to Havre de Grace The stable includes Joyful a Kentucky Derby candidate which will lie sent back to Churchill Downs to start in the big race raceThe The convenient plan of marshaling bookmakers in race course inclosnres within plainly defined lines has been adopted at Gatwick The excellence of the system has been demonstrated at Sandown Park Chester Newbnry Haydock and elsewhere Lon ¬ don SiKjrtsinan SiKjrtsinanWrites Writes W A Allison in the London Sportsman I hear also of two light boys in America who want to come over and ride in England They are both experienced Jockeys The lighter one has a high reputation with John E Madden and other leading owners They are brothers named Preece and their father used to ride in England years ago agoThe The Dowager Marchioness of Londonderry died in London March She was a sporting peeress and bred and owned some good horses among them th good filly Benevente by Polymolus Pearmain which ran so well as u twoyearold winning among other races the New Coventry Stakes Lamh ton Plate at Stockton and the Middle Park Plate

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