Current Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1919-11-11


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF G. W. Loft has five yearlings stabled at Belmont Park for the: winter. They are said to have shown up well in their trials this fall. The total entry for the National Horse Show, which will be held in Madison Square Garden next week, is- 1,500. This is 400 more than last year. George M. Rommell of the United States bureau of animal industry, predicts a -horse famine within a few years and that prices will soar above those now current in Europe. William Midgley announced that he would not be an applicant for the position of patrol judge in 1920, as he anticipated training for a prominent eastern owner next year. The government is making a scientific study of feeding horses and lias recently issued a bulletin setting forth what is found to be a satisfactory ration for different classes of horses. J. W. Williams, owner of Jack Mount and several other good horses, was a visitor in Chicago yesterday. He will leave shortly for New Orleans, where he will race his stable during the winter. A. K. Macomber has shipped from New York the stallions Liberty Loan and Hand Grenade to his breeding establishment at Milpitas, Cal., where they will be mated with a number of Mr. Ma-Vombers richly bred mares. Le Jockey states that Capt. Gilray, who purchased Riverslmre and Sundari at Newmarket sales, was acting on behalf of the French sportsman, M. Ambatielo, and that the two four-year-olds will shortly go to France to be put to jumping. There is a story in circulation in eastern turf circles that former jockey Clarence Turner may be restored to good standing and granted a license to ride next year. Turner lias been on the ground since January, 1910, having been ruled off at Havana, Cuba. Lucentio, a chestnut colt by Mercutio Lisma, won the Autumn Foal Stakes at Doncaster. He was bred at the Worksop Manor Stud. Lisma, which is the dam of Omar Khayyam, a Kentucky Derby winner, is a Persimmon mare, dam Luscious, by Harpenden or Royal Hampton Alveole, by Grafton. Owing to having hopelessly broken down Mustapha has had to be destroyed. A thirteen-year-old chestnut gelding by Uncle Mac or Oberon Chatty, he had a remarkable career, winning a large number of races both on the flat and over hurdles, while on three occasions he ran second iu the Cambridgeshire.

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