Closing Up Affairs At Lexington.: Departures for Various Points--Les Ray Sure to Start in the Derby--Tetans Trail., Daily Racing Form, 1915-05-07


view raw text

CLOSING UP AFFAIRS AT LEXINGTON Bepai tares for Various Points Leo Ray Sure to Start in the Derby Totans Trial Lexington Ky Jlay 5 Racing Secretary Wil ¬ liam II Shelley and Auditor Roger Sullivan this morning completed settlements for the Kentucky Associations spring meeting and turned over the SMS to Secretary G D Wilson who said this aflornoon that the association had made a tidy sum and that as much as possible would be put aside for further improvements in the plant We expect during the summer to build stables to ac ¬ commodate one hundred more horses said he That will give us stalls wlthiti our inclosure for approximately OT 0 horses but In order to build we must acquire more ground We are now negotiat ¬ ing for property adjoining the track and I think we will be able to close the deal before long longStarter Starter Harry Jlorrissey left for Louisville this aftcrnuon Hi received much praise on account of his work at the barrier here Among those who complimented him were ViceChairman T H Tal bot who was steward of the meeting for the Ken ¬ tucky State Racing Commission and Jlessrs G D VHson R L Baker and O H Chenault who com ¬ prise the executive committee of the Kentucky Association Nine carloads of horFcs wero shipped from here tntlav to Churchill Downs T C JIcDowell had two cars and In the other seven were the strings f Gallaher Brothers John W Schorr Frank D Weir J L Holland Woodford Clay Jack Baker Will Perkins J S Hawkins and others with one or two horses each Tomorrow the strings of J C Mllam J W May II H Hewitt T C Bradley Viillam M Wallace W L Lewis J D Stevens Howard Oots and T J Harmon w 111 be shipped T I Haves and G W J Blssell will go Saturday On Satnrdav Doc Martin and Ballard Hill will have two cars of horses sent to Montreal and strings f J A Gibson and Peter Sheridan will leave for Toronto On tlte same day G D Wilson will send a car to New York containing five cheap twoyear olds to go to the West Indies and five yearlings four the property of P A Clark and one belonging to Willis Sharp Kilmer to be broken at their respective places in the east eastJ J 0 Keene today announced that he had applied for 5000 insurance on Jacoba and that he would not part with her for less than 7500 Three months ago he offered to sell her to Fred Good of Cincinnati for 2000 2000The The fact that the name of Leo Ray was omitted from a list of probable starters for the Kentucky Derbv sent out from Louisville and published this moniing caused a variety of comment here It has been known to local horsemen and others for a cer ¬ tainty since the Camden Handicap last Saturday that the son of Electioneer and Anrday which Is owned by James T Looney of ibis city and trained by W J Young is to start for the big prize at Churchill Downs next Saturday unless he goes amiss in the meanwhile and lhat jockey T Me Taggart has been engaged to ride him Owner Looney has a wager in n winter book t at will net him 2500 If the colt should win as hundreds of Lexingtons sportsmen think he will Of Derby eligible started here Leo Rav and Double Eagle appear to have made the best Impression ImpressionTctan Tctan this morning worked a mile and a quarter with liht weight up in 207 over the Kentucky Asso ¬ ciation course the first mile having been covered in 141 and the first half in 48 If H should be muddy for the Derby he will have a royal chance Emerson Cochrans chances would likewise bo en ¬ hanced by a wet track and he will have good back lug from some of Lexingtons delegation In any kind of going Pif Jr stablemate of Emerson Coch ¬ ran and with which Jack Baker had hoped he might win the Latouia Derby was turned out this morning

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1915050701_1_3
Library of Congress Record: