Good Horses for Jamestown Racing: Sport at Virginia Track This Spring to be of Better Quality than Ever Before, Daily Racing Form, 1914-03-22


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GOOD HORSES FOR JAMESTOWN RACING. Sport at Virginia Track This Spring to Be of Better Quality Than Ever Before. Norfolk. Va.. Marcli 21. No race meeting ever held at the Jamestown Jockey Club track attracted as high-class horses as will the spring meeting which opens April 1, to continue fifteen days. A large portion of the horses already assigned stable room at the track are from Washington, New York. Bal limore and Kentucky. They are a better class of horses than the majority of those that are now racing at Charleston. Several of the best stables that competed for purses at the South Carolina track have already arrived at Norfolk. These include the Eevorwyck Stable. William Walker and others. A number of good horses will also come here from Juarez and Kentucky will send a scon- or more. Washington and New York will be well represented and large consignments from these two localities are expected to arrive early next week. G. E. Elisor of Washington lias already shipped half a dozen horses here and R. I. Miller will have his string here by Tuesday. A. II. Bradley of Charles City, Va. will have five horses at Jamestown that have never raced. They are not all two-year-olds, either. He has Jud Tolliver and Brown Bess, four-year-olds; Check Book and Grecnway Boy. three-year-olds, and a two-year-old named Greeiiways Queen. Horsemen are considerably interested in the Bradley outfit. Few turf followers know anything about this string, but their owner savs they are tit. A. II. Bradley is a son of Robert Bradley, who owned a big breeding farm in Virginia. Old turfmen say the elder Bradley had in his barn some of the best horses the American turf has ever seen. The horse Robert Bradley, winner of several purses at Charleston, was named for the elder Bradley. Jockey Ambrose, who was seriously injured here last fall, has fully recovered and is fast getting into condition to resume riding. Ambrose, who has sixiit most of the winter hpre. is under contract with the II. P. Whitney stable. He spends several hours each day in galloping the Whitney two-year-olds. .Most of these younsters will bo named before the Jamestown meeting opens and will face the -barrier for the first time here. .Manager Bob Levy, of the Jamestown track, is now at Charlestown making final preparations for the shipment of horses here. Two special trains will leave the South Carolina citv this week with horses for the Jamestown meeting. Paddock Judge Harry White is also at Charleston assigning stable room to horses that will come to Virginia. One train, which will leave Charleston next Thursday, will bring 200 horses. Another will leave Saturday night or Sunday. Manager Levy, judging from present indications, believes all records lor a single days attendance at the races here will be broken on April 1, the opening day of the meeting. He has issued a special invitation to all ladies in the tidewater district of Virginia to be the guests of the Jockey Club on that day. A number of tourists at Old Point Comfort will also enjoy the opening. Newport News, Hamilton. Portsmouth and Cam Charles are also expected to send large delegations.

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