Sleeth Will Not Race Coming Spring: Quarter Crack Will Keep Old Gelding from Active Training--Sam McMeekin Taken Up., Daily Racing Form, 1918-03-07


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SLEETH WILL NOT RACE COMING SPRING Quarter Crack Will Keep Old Gelding from Activo Training Sam McMeekin Taken Up UpLouisville Louisville Ky March l The nineyearold Duiitschland gelding Sleeth in the stsible of W II Bsiker sifter being turned out all winter has de ¬ veloped n quarter crack that may keep him from starting in si race this coming spring Hundley Baker was in hopes of getting the old horse into sictive training but he sees little chsincc of doing so now Sleeth has been a good breadwinner for the liaker Bros and the hero of many si hard fought contest on the Kentucky trsKks He has scored in many selling stakes and purse races and was regarded sis si most consistent performer performerTrainer Trainer Bsiker today took up Sam McMeekin and Dr IHair which had been turned out at Brecken ridge Vileys farm since last fall and will begin their preparation for the spring season Itoth horses are the property of Judge AHie AV Young mem ¬ ber of the State Racing Commission Sam Mc ¬ Meekin the betterknown of the two horses Wis fired and gelded last fall His trainer believes he can cure the horse of his erratic post behavior for which last year Sam McMeekin was notorious

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