M. J. Winn Approves Preparations: Visits Lexington Track and is Pleased with Arrangements Made for Meeting Opening Saturday, Daily Racing Form, 1919-09-10


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M. J. WINN APPROVES PREPARATIONS Visits Lexington Track and Is Pleased -with Arrangements Made for Meeting- Opening- Saturday. " LEXINGTON, Ky., September 9. Col. Matt J. Winn, vice-president and general manager of the Kentucky Jockey Club, came to Lexington today from Cincinnati, visited the local track with manager It. L. Baker and racing secretary W. II. Shelley, went over the premises and approved-the preparations that are being made for the fall race meeting to open Saturday. Col. Winn left tonight for Louisville. In uniformity with Latonia and Louisville, the daily admission fee here is to be .00, plus twenty cents war tax, for men, and .00, plus ten cents war tax, for women. Those desiring admission to the clubhouse will pay .00, plus ten cents war tax, additional. Persons holding members badges and clubhouse badges cau enter only by the clubhouse entrance. The war tax on these badges is thirty cents for men and twenty cents for women. Holders of all other badges enter by the turnstiles under the grandstand. There t Jio war tax on complimentary badges is twenty cents for men and ten cents for women. Manager Baker announced that the practice of charging admission of fifty cents and wax tax to the paddock is to be abandoned and that every PC-son attending the races will be at liberty to visit the paddock. The fence separating the paddock from tli? grandstand space is being removed. The fastest move of Monday at one mile over the Kentucky Jockey Club track was shown by It. J. Mackenzies F.reneh-bred four-year-old brown gelding PleUrn, which is trained by Jack Adkins and eligible to the Lexington Cup Handicap at one mile and a half, to be run Wednesday. September 17. riedra Was merely cantering at the end of his gallop in 1:42. Next fastest mile was Stoekwells 1:42. Cotton Blossom, candidate for the Breeders Futurity, which is to be decided the closing day of tlie fall meeting, September 20, showed Joe Hawkins three-quarters in l:10f,. Itegalos 1:14 was the fastest of the day for the distance. Linden worked in 1:15. CLEARING UP IN FINE CONDITION. John T. Irelands Clearing ITp, which lias been entered in the stakes for two-year-olds at Laurel and Iimlico, worked five-eighths in 1:02. J. W. McClellands Watersmeet worked the same distance in 1:01 handily. Black Prince, from W. J. Youngs stable, worked a half in 48 anil that was the fastest. Crystal Days 49 was the next best and after that Goldines 49. II. Nensteters Mahony worked three-eighths in 35. Prospector, property of II. Xeusteter, arrived from Louisville Sunday. The horses in Williams Bros. string for the Lexington meeting are Legal, Guy Fortune, Faux-Col, Lucinda, Lance, Grace, Melvin, Mugivan, Melody Man, Mysterious Girl and Military Girl. Upon the arrival of the E. It. Bradley horses from Saratoga By Golly and Believe Me Girls were sent to Idle Hour Farm to be turned out. Busy Signal, Best Pal, Beaming Beauty, Blushing Beauty, Bulldoze" and Porte Drapeau are at the track and will be joined by eight or more horses from the farm in a dny or two. Marjorie Hynes and Angon are the two C. C. Van Meter will race here. Jockey M. Garner will ride for him. It. I. Williams today stated his intention to sell privately the stallion Martinet and about thirty mares. Daniel W. Scott has consigned to the sale to be held here next week five two-year-olds and live yearlings. "I am going to quit racing my stock and devote my attention to breeding for the market," said he. "I find that 1 cannot successfully divide my attention lietween the farm, the track and other business that I have."

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