Saratoga: Live News Notes from Worlds Famous Track, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-22


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SARATOGA I LIVE NEWS NOTES FROM WORLDS FAMOUS TRACK B. B. Jcnes returned today from the Aud-Iey farm at Berryville. Va., owned jointly by him and his brother Montfort. Ha went to look over the brocd mares and year.ings there and found them in perfect condition. George H. Strate, general manager of John EI. Rosssters thoroughbred affairs, accompanied Jones and went from there to Lexington, Ky. The following work-outs were made between races during the day: Dream Maker, five-eighths in 1 :00 ; Pillory, mile and a quarter in "1:15, 1:10, 1:53, 2:08; Bar-bary Bush, three-quarters in 24, 47, 1:15; Enchantment, three-quarters in 24, 48, 1 :15 ; Flagstaff, three-quarters in 50, 1:17; P:c-keter, three-quarters in 50, 1 :16. The Flittergold Loriotte yearling chestnut colt purchased by Montfort Jones for ?6,500 has been resold to John E. Madden. Jones in turn bought a bay yearling colt by McGee Dona Mamona from J. C. Milam. The last-named colt brought ,500 at tho auction sales. Both were in the Himyar Stud consignment. General manager Matt J. Winn of the Kentucky Jockey Club departed today for Latonia, where he will remain for several days before proceeding to Louisville to arrange for the opening of the meeting there on August 30. The condition books for the Churchill Downs meeting were received here today. Eighteen yearlings purchased at the Fasig-Tipton sales by the Jones brothers were shipped to Berryville Saturday night. Trainer Samuel C. Hildreth sent the recent purchases of the Rancocas Stable to the Rancocas Farm at Jobstown, N. J., at the same time. William Martin shipped the six yearlings that he purchased at the sales here to Gal-laher Brothers at Lexington, Ky., tonight. They will be broken there and later sent to Churchill Downs to join the Martin stable, which will winter there. Ten carloads of horses arrived today, being the Oxnard consignment from Rectortown, Va. In the consignment came brood marcs, foals and yearlings that will be offered by the Fasig-Tipton Company. Secretary W. P. Frazer of the Ontario Jockey Club reported that the fall stakes for the Woodbine Park meeting that closed today had attracted a liberal response from horsemen. H. H. Hewitt, who has a stable of horses racing here under the care of trainer John I. Smith, was an arrival today. This marks the first racing he has witnessed in a long while. Starter James Milton and racing secretary Martin Nathanson arrived today to do missionary work in behalf of the Havre de Grace stakes for the coming autumn meeting. J. A. Coburn claimed Hereafter out of the fifth race from J. S. Ward for ,835. Sam Louis also had a claim in for him, but his bid fell 0 short of that of Coburn. Barbary Bush is one that James Rowe is training for the Greentree Stable and he is a two-year-old that is rated as one of the most promising in training. John J. Troxler returned from Toledo, Ohio, where he raced several horses last week. He reports the meeting there a great success. Hephaistos, Frank Browns three-year-old, worked a mile and an eighth in 1 :56 just before the first race today. It was an easy gallop. The H. T. Oxiiard brood mares, stallions and yearlings, which will be disposed of at auction here, arrived from Virginia last night. E. F. Cooney has purchased the three-year-old Athelstan from John Sanford. This gelding is a half-brother to George Smith. Jockey James Butwell returned from Windsor, where he rode Pen Rose Saturday. He will finish out the meeting here. James Price and Joseph Sullivan came up from Jamaica. They will stay for the remainder of the meeting. Grover Walsh joined the New York delegation here today. He will stay until the close. Mrs. R. I. Miller has purchased the three-year-old Tarn from the Greentree Stable. -a

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