Expect to Race in Arkansas: Kentucky Horsemen Told to be Ready Elmendorf to Sell Mares, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-25


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EXPECT TO RACE IN ARKANSAS. Kentucky Horsemen Told To Be Ready Elmendorf To Sell Mares. Lexington, Ky., September 24. It is probably not generally known, but the word is being passed in racing circles, that it is a certainty that there will be a meeting at Oaklawn next spring, and the number of days is being placed at sixty. There Is a well-defined impression that legal obstacles in Arkansas will be removed, though the powers that be are not loquacious as to their plans. John Mackey, the veteran general manager of J. B. Hagglns breeding .farm, arrived from California yesterday, and will spend about six weeks at Elmendorf Stud. It is understood that Mr. Haggin has decided to catalogue a large number of his mares with the Fasig-Tipton Company for the annual sale here in November, and Mr. Mackeys visit here at this time is for the purpose of selecting the animals to be disposed of. D. T. Morris, the man who developed and sold Chulita to Alex Labold and Barney Dreyfuss, has -he largest string of yearlings here something like thirty head. The majority of these are owned by R. L. Thomas, and were bought, for the greater part, at the summer and fall sales at Sheepshead Bay. The Thomas yearlings are shortly to be tried out, and the half dozen showing best will probably be reserved for a campaign in the east next year, though Mr. Thomas is just now planning a trip abroad during the summer of 1908. The others will be sent to California to be campaigned at Oakland by John Ireland. There arc some good lookers in the Thomas collection. Mr. Morris has half a dozen or so yearlings of his own which he expects to campaign at Hot Springs. The stallions, Ormlcant and Sclntillant II., which took the first and second prizes respectively in the show ring for thoroughbred sires at the State Fair at Louisville Saturday, were returned to Edward Corrigans farm Sunday night. Mr. Corrlgan went to Chicago from Louisville, but will return to Lexington Wednesday. Tommy McGee, his secretary, Is here. Fletcher Driver says the best-looking youngster at T. H. Stevens Walnut Hill Stud is the colt by Scintillant II. Modjeska, the dam of eight winners Merito, Siddons, Bernays, Mok-ka-hl, Ara, Laura B., Hoyt and Pearl Moon. Mr. Driver says the colt has not been halter broken as yet, and that nothing will be done with him until late In October, ne is not for sale. Mr. Stevens, who has been campaigning at Seattle and will spend the winter at Oakland, intends to race this fellow himself. Driver has a yearling at the track here by Wadsworth, out of a sister to Caiman, holder of the worlds record for one mile, 1:33s, which recently ran an eighth of a mile in Hi seconds. Ardis, which James C. Rogers took from Miller Henderson for 00 after his victory Saturday, is now the property of Milton Young, and was sent to Latonia wtih the stable of W. A. Smith. Mr. Young bought the horse from Mr. Rogers Saturday evening, giving him 50, an advance of 50 for him.

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