Gossip From Kentucky Sources., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-29


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GOSSIP FROM KENTUCKY SOURCES Ixnisville Ky May 2S J G Greener of Nasli villo saw the running of the Kentucky Handicap at Douglas Park on Monday witli keen regret as he owned Countless the only horse entered in that race which died before the event was decided Mr Greener is now absorbed in building a railroad in Tennessee and while he owns no horses at present lit is likely to come back into the sport with a win ¬ ner as he is liable to buy a good horso at any time Hi met misfortune with what broodmares he had In Tennessee they all having died within the last year or two and so for the present he has no thoroughbred interests whatever He had intended had Countless lived to establish him in the stud in Tennessee and purchase a good band of mares to IK mated with him himDr Dr C Ciiiin has gelded Recompense for II C Ilallenlieok and the threeyearold Chilton King in Wayne Toplins stable for C Bills Both will lie turned out until fall Recompense was knocked down in a sale last Saturday to Alex P Humphrey Jr but It has turned out that the latter was acting or Mr IlallenlKjok IlallenlKjokIn In keeping with the pace he is setting at Douglas Park mannger John llaelimolstor bus spent many thousands of dollars in improving the Latoula track this spring and the plant is in a better condi ¬ tion right now than it has been for more than a seoro of years The improvements cover every part of the enclosure including i new judges stand and new steps and approaches to the grandstand on con ¬ crete foundations The track at the present time is perhaps faster and safer than over The new soil put on it last summer has inlucd well with the clay and there should be some new records made thi thiAfter After F M Taylor acting for II C Ilallonliock failed to buy Boots and Saddle from E It Bradley for 10000 the latter announced Hint the son of Voter dip and lells is not for salo In making this assertion he said that several of his twoyear olds which bo bad expected to take part in early racing are off at present and Bixits and Saddle is the onJv youngster in his siring that is in the best of nieing condition Reach Comber the 14000 Rock Sand yearling in the Bradley string is u grtiwUiy colt and one or two others in the stable wllln tbo ready to race until the Into summer or fall s Mrs Brndlev figured that if he disposed of BoJifs aridfSiiddle now he would be parting with the best tool In his stable aiil so he withdrew the rheslnnt colt from the market He does not oon cele that Boots and Saddle is bv any means he best twoyearold In his string Hi Is still sweet mi Brigs Brother and lias 1 high opinion of the Celt colt Bob Black The latter like Beach Comber appears to be a youngster that will require time to come to his best form

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