Current Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1919-10-26


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF It is said that the Cuba-American Jockey Club will spsnd about 0,000 on new restaurant equipment and that the restaurant will be kept open daily from 0:30 a. m. until 8 p. m. for the convenience of the horsemen. The filly Ormonda is a racer of more than ordinary merit and equally at home over a fast or muddy track. She lias won three straight races, and among others lias defeated sucii good ones as Toto, Fairy Wand, Flags, Masda, Fruit Cake and Lady Gertrude. A. J. Goldsborough was acting for Charles A. Stoneham, one of the new owners of the Havana race track, who races under the name of the Casco .Stable, when lie purchased Bally at the Empire City paddock sale Thursday. Bally will be raced at Oriental Park during the coming winter meeting. George Land will keep the fourteen F. J. Kelley horses at Churchill Downs next winter. Ormosdale lias been shipped to Lexington to be turned out and met witli a mishap while en route when the car in which he was shipped was struck bv another car. The injury was to his shoulder, but it is thought it will not affect him seriously. French stable boys at Chautilly and Maisons Lilffltte stopped racing for a few days at French headquarters late in September. They sought per day instead of 1!, and got .00 per day. Some ii.000 persons were Involved in the strike. During the strike the boys fed the horses regularly. England, September 28. a. - . .

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