R. L. Thomas Seeks A Horse., Daily Racing Form, 1912-08-27


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R L THOMAS SEEKS A HORSE Louisville Ky August 2fi The best work at the local tracks today was by Casey Jones and the Ken ¬ tucky Endurance Stakes candidate Sir Catesby The former covered threequarters in 115 going the tirst half in 4S4A and live furlongs in 105 Sir Catesby went six furlongs in 118 the lirst half in 50 and live furlongs in 104 M Other work included includedBlue Blue Jay Fiveeighths in 108 tirst half in 51 51Dr Dr Jackson Threeeighths in III tirst quarter in 25M 25MFireman Fireman canteringGlorio Quarter mile in 29 cantering Glorio Half mile in 5i 5iInquieta Inquieta Threeeighths in 8 8Jean Jean Gray Half mile in 50 50Sumptuous Sumptuous Fiveeighths in 107 first half in 52 52This This evening the work on tne sewerage system at Churchill Downs track was completed Superin ¬ tendent Keegan will tomorrow put ten men at work on the track to put the course in perfect condition conditionThe The three racers of Thomas Fortune Ryan were shipped this morning to Lexington by trainer Hughes The stables of C C Van Meter and T P Hayes which will be aixnit the last to leave here for Lexington will be shipped Thursday ThursdayThe The threeyearold Coreopsis a brother to Beau coup in Ed Rubels stable is attracting attention If the Kentucky Endurance Stakes was farther away than October 7 this goodlooking threeyearold would be litted for that event J C Bright and James Stone local turfmen have been endeavoring to secure a horse good enough for the Endurance Stakes In the last few days they have sent a representative to Lexington to try and lease for that race the running qualities of the threeyear old Manager Mack in AV J Youngs stable Their representative was empowered to offer 1000 but discovered that Manager Mack has a ringbone ringboneTheodore Theodore Abadie will not take Tom King Samuel R Mayer and Felix to Lexington None of his horses will wear colors until the Douglas Park meeting opens September 10 10R R L Thomas was a visitor today He is out of racing at present having recently disposed of Polls to the Lexington trainer J Tandy Hughes Mr Thomas still possesses a love for the turf He said he is by no means through and that he is in the market for a firstclass racer ITe would be satisfied he said to break less than even and revel in the pride of possessing a highclass horse He said he never expects to again own a big stable like that which Henry McDaniel trained for him His busi ¬ ness does not permit him to be in daily attendance at the race course and what horses he may own in future will be few and of the best Mr Thomas when racing was one of the spectacular plungers but he says he never again wants to seek an in ¬ come for a stable bv betting in the ring

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