R. Williams Horses At Louisville.: Has Big Stable of Homebreds in Training for the Approaching Campaign., Daily Racing Form, 1917-04-07


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R. WILLIAMS HORSES AT LOUISVILLE. Has Big Stable of Komebreds in Training for tho Approaching Campaign. B. C. A. Ber-in. Louisville. Ky.. April ;. — Did. Williams, whose colors were last season on the Kentucky tracks frci|iiently carried to victory, is now at Douglas Park, where lie has been all winter busily engaged preparing for the eaaapakra of 1117. Tin-Collection of hors s now in his stable will compare taverabty with that he lias owned in any former year. Tin-list embraces twenty one head, there keiag eight two year olds, and that tot a older ho;ses. This aaaaher does not achate the two Derby candidates. Atwoll ami Bahter, which Howard Outs recently turned over to Williams to be trained. The older division of the stable includes Jason. JahaL Jovial. James. Juvenile. January. Jocular. Impressive. Sedan. Cr.isnicre. Trusty. Fan G. and Moan .v. .lo.i:.!. Juvenile and Jo. ular are three year old fillies anil have been entered in the Kentucky Oaks and other stak.s far fillies. Williams has followed his usual i usiom :n naming his two year • Ids. It is known as the alliterative system, he st: irtiag witii tm- initial tetter of the alphabet in •i h cling name-, commencing with the first years crap of jiiviiiies be bred at his farm in Oklahoma. With each succeeding year he selects the at t letter :i the initial in all of his names. Last year the initial J. was selected for his youngsters, and thi, year it is k. Following la this years list: Kale, br. •■. 1..-. Martiacl teggy. Kanaath, •■ . •-. by Hilarious Baaetiac*. K rnan. ch. c. by Hilarious -Morning ilorv. Kith. b. f. by Martinet- Marie T. Kling. ch. c. by Hilarious— Anna L. Daley. Korea, b. f. by Hilarious -Common Sue. KorMy, b. c. by Martinet Lady Irm i. II- also has a ehestaat filly by Plaudit -D.ii.i Bteadate, aaawd Blossom Seeley, which m;is bud at Haiiibarg Place. Dick Williams Farm and Sires. Williams is |irob.ibly the largest brooder of lioioiighbr-ds in the aaathweat. Iis aaace near l.lai kwcll. Okl.i.. coinaiii, 1.2S0 acres. Here he has thirty -flew mans aad tkc stallions Hflarteaa and Maitinet. Al present there are nineteen yearlings on the place. The beat known af the atarea are Druid. Lady Irnia. Lady fallal I . Chenanlpo. Bod and tJun, Bather W.. Anna L, Dalev, Whip Top ami CaacaheBe. Martinet has been a most successful sire, barbae, aired such baraca aa Uaaaer, Hauberl.. Gardaa, Flabbergast and Darling, which araa eight out of nine starts. This is the fourth season for Hilarious. He is the sire of latpartaat, Impressive and Immense, all of which raced well as two-year olds. Williams will command the services of King La-paille, the Louisville jockey, whi rode successfully tor the stalile last year. The key bus recently returned from Tijuana. Where ha rode with success. Bobert Slater, tlie well-known stei plechase rider, who had the distinctiin of riding Allegiance, the fii-t winner of a jumping race ever contested at Churchill Downs track, has been spending tlie winter here, training a small stable, and incid-ntally keeping hims-lf in condition for the opening of the eaatera atecateehaae aeaaaa of raeiaa;. The horses he has here are Semcena. a two-year -old Bay filly by Free Lance or Beipranlaa — Azucena. and Buby Scruggs. a chestnut filly by Mart hit I Kthel Seruajga. Slater is one of the oldest riders now in tie-■addle. He began his career la lssl. riding his first race at the old Long Branch, N. .1.. track, lie rode i.i Baaeia far nearly t.o years and. sii.ee Incoming a ateepteehaae rider, he Ins been unfortunate to sustain a brake a leg three times. Last year he r..de for ;. S. Brodi ■ of Montreal, for whom he will also ride this year. "Babe" Hind, anotln r retrraa colored jockey, is training a few horses at the Downs that he owns in partaerahlp with M. c. Moore. He has a three-year-old colt by Radford, that has been named Iseful. ami which has never faced the Barrier. Leo Hall, a bay gelding by Radford Bessie Ounicii. :,n,l a blown coll by M.-C.-e Lithia. are others in the -tilde.

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