Saratoga: Live News Notes from Worlds Famous Track, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-30


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SARATOGA LIVE NEWS NOTES FROM WORLDS FAMOUS TRACK H. C. Fisher has obtained second call on J. Merimee from A. G. Blakely. This little apprentice has ridden twenty-nine winners and under the New York rule has eleven more to ride before he loses his apprentice allowance. His race on Duncecap was a good game one and he showed plenty of energy when the chance finally came to go through on the inside. Although it has 1 been said that the Bud Fisher horses were : to be raced in Kentucky during the fall, the ; only one that will be sent there, except the yearlings, will be Cartoonist, to fill bis engagement in the Kentucky Jockey Club 1 Stakes. Anonymous, winner of the fourth race, was bred by J. B. Widener and is by Maintenant, a son of Maintenon, the great French horse, which W. K. Vanderbilt had in the stud. His dam, Valentine, was a jumping mare, by Marta Santa LOrient, by Logic, which mare figures in the pedigree of Houdini, winner of L the Saratoga Steeplechase a few days ago. The race in which Emotion, Nedna and 1 Prudish are. to meet is almost as good as the Alabama stakes and should be a fine contest. It is at a mile and a quarter and will I decide the supremacy of the filly division t in the East. In the Alabama Nedna had an ! advantage in the weights. She won on that 1 occasion like an excellent filly. Lucky Hour, the Hourless Lucky Catch colt in the Lexington stable, which was so severely kicked in the head by his stable companion Southern Cross, two months ago. necessitating an operation by Dr. McCuIIey, in order to save him, was in the paddock c during the afternoon. Interest in the Hopeful Stakes and Saratoga . Cup will hold the public to the very f close of the meeting on Thursday. If the j weather should be fine there is bound to be 2 a bumper crowd to see these races and bid I a local farewell to the thoroughbreds for r another year. There are two stakes of 0,000 guaranteed 3 value An the Aqueduct Handicap, at a mile e and a sixteenth, for three-year-olds and 3 ovef, and the Edgemere Stakes, for the e same ages, and at a mile and an eighth. Secretary Victor Schaumburg has reported 1 that the stakes of the Empire City Racing ? Association, to be run at the Yonkers track t during the meeting which will open October 16, have filled exceedingly well. Mayor Lunn of Schenectady, who has been n talked of as a compromise candidate for the e governorship next fall, was a visitor at the e track today. He was chaperoned by Mayor Hylan, who made him acquainted with many v of his friends in the club inclosurc The yearlings purchased for J. W. March-bank, - the California sportsman and breeder, have been transferred from the yearling S barns to Horse Haven, where they will be e broken before making the long trip across s the continent. After Wild Heather was beaten in the e first race Monday, he was claimed for Walter " M. Jeffords by Frank M. Taylor for r ,400. Walter M. Jefofrds Prince Regent was placed on the schooling list after his bad actions at the post in the second race Monday. - George Odom will ship the Robert L. Gerry y horses to Belmont Park Wendesday night, t, the stable having no eligible for the Hopeful. 1. .Frank Regan has returned to Jamaica to o take up some horses he will campaign n through the fall season. T. J. Healy, acting for Walter J. Salmon, l, has sold Jocose to E. D. Springer.

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