Moving Day at Louisville Tracks: Horses Are Being Shipped to Lexington-Williams Bros. Sell Good Colt Linden, Daily Racing Form, 1919-08-30


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MOVING DAY AT LOUISVILLE TRACKS Horses Are Being Shipped to Lexington Williams Bros. Sell Good Colt Linden. LOUISVILLE, Ky., August 29. Today was moving day for several stables which have been sum-meVing at Churchill Downs and Douglas Park, and the Blue Grass Fair, at Lexington, Ky., was their destination. A number of other racing establishments which will not take part in the sport at the fair are scheduled to depart the fore part tf next week and in a short while both the Downs and Douglas Park will be practically deserted until after the Latonia meeting ends. The Milldalc season will wind up on October 18, and as the Downs does not open until October 23, the horsemen will have ample time in which to transtellff charges here. "Applications for stable room are pouring in heavily every day," said track supcrintemlnjUJiJiJ" Young, "but the Louisville division of the Konhick"y-Jockey Club has it on the others because of the fact that we have two tracks at which to stable the horses Churchill Downs and Douglas Park. At the rate that I am beiiur besieged with requests for stalls now, however, it looks as though both plants are going to be taxed to capacity. Usually my worries about stable room come in the spring on account of the Kentucky Derby, and in the autumn I have no trouble caring for the horses, even though many stables have yearlings in them. This fall it appears as .though it is going to be a tougher proposition to put them all away than it ever lias been in the spring, as many newcomers arc writing for reservations for their horses, especially from the east." General manager Matt J. Winn of the Kentucky Jockey Club, spent yesterday and today on an inspection tour of the Churchill Downs plant in an effort to determine what improvements are absolutely needed for the coming autumn meeting. Only a few changes will be made now, chiefly those calculated to afford more room for the spectators, but immediately following the close of the fall season work will begin in earnest on improvements that it will take the greater part of the winter to complete. GREENHOUSE AT CHURCHILL DOWNS. Decorations of flowers, plants and shrubbery will be extensive at all of the Kentucky Jockey Club tracks next spring, and they will all be raised at Churchill Downs. Plans for a large greenhouse have been drawn and it will be under the direction of superintendent Young, who is an expert horticulturist. With the close of the fall stakes, Hamilton C.. Applegate has opened his office at Churchill Downs. He is being assisted in the preliminary work for the autumn meeting by narry Lindenberger, who served in a like capacity last spring. Word has been received from Charles F. Grainger, who has been spending the summer between his summer home at Babylon, L. I., and Saratoga, that he will leave for home within the next ten days. One of the first easterners to apply for stable room at the Downs was Montford Jones, whose horses are trained by former jockey "Snapper" Garrison, lie seeks ten stalls. George Phillips has returned from an extended fishing trip in Canada and will go to Lexington. The horses owned by his father, J. Phillips, and his brother Clyde, spent the summer at Douglas Park. Jockey J. Mooney, who rides for the Phillips family, also remained here during the warm months. LINDENS NEW OWNER. Williams Bros, disposed of their good three-year-old Linden to Richard A. Mason of this city. He also bought Music Man, a two-year-old colt by Martinet Cascabel, from the Oklahoma turfmen. Linden is eligible for the 50,000 Latonia Champion -ship Stakes, and he has been nominated in a number of other stakes at all three tracks by his new owner. With the horses which he brought back from Saratoga, which include the two yearling colts-one by Ultimus Tsarina, which cost 24,500, and the other by Great Britain Lady Moonet, a .,500 purchase Kay Spence now has forty-one horses in his stable at Douglas Park. In addition to, he has several turned out for the summer in Havana. The two colts iu question were bought for W. V. Thraves and thev have been the subject of much favorable comment since their arrival here. Both are sturdily built and racy looking colts. A number of the Spence horses will be sent to Lexington and Latonia for the racing at those two points. C. E. Rowe lias written that ho will remain in the east with his stable until after the running of the Futurity at Belmont Park. He plans to start his crack filly, Miss Jemima, in that race. She has been entered in the two-year-old stakes at Latonia and Churchill Downs, and following the windup here she will b2 rested for the winter at one of the local tracks.

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