view raw text
C0RRIGAN HORSES TO HOT SPRINGS Will Be Prepared for Early Spring: Racing Filly Mida Is Dead. Louisville, Ky., Decemlwr 13. The stable of James W. Corrlgan. now in winter quarters at Churchill Downs, lost one of its most valuable racers today when , the three-year-old Mida succumbed to pueuuioula. The filly contracted a bad cold while being shipped here from Laurel about a month ago and a few days after her arrival she was taken down with a severe illness. Pneumonia developed at a time when she had little vitality left and this, coupled with the sudden change in the weather conditions, hastened her death. Mida was bred by the late James it. Ivoene at Kingston Farm and was purchased as a yearling by the AVieklifCe Stable. She was by Voter Midge, therefore a half-sister to Luke MeLuke. In her two-year-old year she started in three races, winning one. which was her first start. During the present year the filly engaged in eight contests, iu two of which she was successful. One of her winning races was at Douglas Park last spring anil the other at the recent Laurel meeting. Following a brief visit to Cleveland, where he went to consult with James Corrigan regarding matters pertaining to the Stable, trainer John Whalen announced his intention of shipping fourteen of the Corrigan horses from Churchill Downs to Hot Springs without delay. Arrangements for the transfer have been completed and the horses will be at the Arkansas health resort within a few days; The horses that will go forward will comprise among others ltoyal Ensign, Ultima Thulc, High Pass, Compadre and Subahdar. Business agent Earl McQuaide will accompany the shipment. About twenty-five horses belonging to the stable, principally yearlings and two-year-olds, will remain at Churchill Downs in chargn of assistant trainer, Alf Holberg. A number of the horses have been thrown out of training and sent to Kingston Farm. Among these are Conduit, Diversion, Noon Tide. Toviiue. Highest Appeal and Rustic Lass. The first two are to be used as broodmares. In sending part of his stable to Hot Springs, Mr. Corrigan plans an early spring campaign, iiis colors will be seen at Oaklawn Park if a meeting is held there after the clone of the New Orleans racing, and he believes that the training the horses will receive there will tint them In winning form to start the spring season in Kentucky, lie also believes a few races on the southern track would help put his Kentucky Derby candidates into Ix-tter condition for the big race.