Twenty Years Ago Today: Chief Turf Events of Jan. 9, 1903, Daily Racing Form, 1923-01-09


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Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of Jan 9 1903 Racing at New Orleans Oakland and New port portG G C Bennett is negotiating for the services of Hicks as lightweight jockey for his stable It is said that owing to the small number of nominations the Coney Island Jockey Club may decide to drop the Great Filly Stakes from its list this year yearGreen Green B Morris says that he has never had at this time of the year a better twoyearold than his Star Ruby colt Precious Stone which has just won two fine races in California Jockey Frank Landry if he gets out of the Belvino scrape at New Orleans with a whole skin will ride for Gorman Bauer in the West this year Landry will receive 500 per month Jockey Cash Sloan says that ha will remain in this country this year He expects to buy a few good horses to ride and train himself With this object in view Sloan tried to buy Belvino a day or two ago but could not come to terms with Mr Wheeler owner of the horse In the list of fouryearolds of last year the names of Gold Heels Chuctanunda Water Color and Articulate shine brightest the lat ¬ ter having won more races than any other horse of his age Water Color but for his unfortunate retirement would undoubtedly have been the champion fouryearold of tin year As it was that distinction fell to Gold Heels Bonnibert and Blues ranked well as stayers and speedy horses as well Bonnibert setting a new record at a mile and an eighth Chuctanunda was the champion sprinter Toah The Busketeer and Clorita also achieved fame as sprinters sprintersThe The report that Savable John A Drakes winner of the Futurity would be shipped to Hawthorne track and put through the same course of preparatoin that Wyeth the Ameri ¬ can Derby winner was put through last spring proves to be without foundation N M Mac farlane secretary of the Memphis Jockey Club states that Enoch Wishard trainer of the Drake string will remain in the South until the warm weather settles over the North Then Savable Wyeth High Chancellor and many yearlings which celebrated their two yearold birthday on the first of this month will be taken to Chicago Macfarlane said that Wishard was not looking for the makers of the winter book to post Savable as the favorite in the betting for the American Derby Wishard said that he expected that honor to fall to Dick Welles Pat Dunnes Early or some of the eastern colts that will be entered

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