Pimlico In Fine Condition.: Maryland Jockey Clubs Plant Spick and Span for Todays Opening., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-02


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PIMLICO IN FINE CONDITION Maryland Jockey Clubs Plant Spick and Span for Todays Opening Baltimore Aid May 1 The spring meeting of the Maryland Jockey Club will open tomorrow at Iiuilico All is in readiness for the opening In preparation for what promises to be a notable event In the sporting world no pains or expense have been spared to render Iimllco more attractive than ever a condition to which the recent rains has contributed not a little littleThe The shrubbery on the slopes across from the grandstand is in full bloom the grass has been cut the borders and hedges trimmed and the whole plant gives every evidence of the most thorough cure and attention attentionThe The stables are rapidly filling up with highclass racers the largest strings being those of August Belmont Thomas Clyde and AVilliam Garth while It T Wilson president of the Saratoga Associa ¬ tion the Oak Ridge Stable of Thomas Fortune Ryan Capr K B Cassatt of Berwyn 1a Harry Iayue Whitney Robert Walden and many others will be represented representedA A number of trainers took advantage of the op ¬ portunity yesterday to school their junipers over the full steeplechase course Quite a gathering was on hand to see the siwrt including Secretary AV P Riggs Capt AA F Presgrave Frank A Bonsai Charles K Harrison Jr G Bernard Fenwick Dr M 1 Cromwell Thomas Hitchcock Jr starter A B TompkinsThe Dade and G R Tompkins The Tompkins horses out included Bello AVooltex and Old Salt Mike Daly worked Lampblack New ¬ comer Tom Kirby and Chantecleer Anthony Allen schooled L Navarre and Rose of Killarney together the former being in particularly good shape Tin fast has F Grainger has been put to jumping and ought to be a good winner for Joseph E AAMde ner AVith him 1 H I ewis sent Galeman and Flatter for a turn of the field fieldTim Tim Donohnes pair Jesuit and Malaga jumped In their usual good form but the same cannot be said of his second string M Caml on and Cliftonian neither of which takes kindly to jumping although botli are undeniably gpod lookers After trying the regular course they were taken to the kindergarten where Cliftonian dumped his rider and galloped back to the stable Bill Andrews Roland Pardee and Rice Grain be ¬ longing to Mrs Lathrop Brown wife of the New York congressman and daughter of the late R C Hooper of Boston did a neat turn together and while not in the first rank show evidence of careful attention by their trainer J Coyle while R J Clemens local jumper Juverenee gave an indica ¬ tion of the ability that returned him a frequent winner last season Dr Cromwells Mr Golightly a qualified hunter scarcely made a try in spite of Bowers heroic efforts Mr Golightly is a half brother to Jingo recently sold to 1 F Flanagau Jr of Bostou for 000 Jingo has been sick at Belinout Park with pleuropneiimonia and will not start at Pimlico Nat Brady tried out five of the J E Davis jumpers the black gelding O Bear that defeated George Eno in a sensational finish at Pimlico last fall being the particular star of the lot The others were Himatiou Son of the AVind Sir Giles and Golden most of them winners on the flat flatAAooltex AAooltex trained by G R Tompkins was devel ¬ oped by Nat K Boal the St Marys County trainer and was Iwnght last fall at Piping Rock by Lieut G S Patton Jr of the Fifteenth Cavalry for 2100 after winning the Mantinecock Plate He is a big upstanding bay gelding with fine shoulders and good bone and should make a useful jumper

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