Activity at New Orleans: Large Number of Horses Put into Training at Both Tracks, Daily Racing Form, 1919-11-14


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ACTIVITY AT NEW ORLEANS Large Number of Horses Put Into Training at Both Tracks. Midway to Carry Colors of C. W. Clark at Crescent City ... Meetings. r r 4 XHW ORLEANS. La., November 13. Both tlie Fair Grounds and Jefferson Park race tracks presented scenes of activity today, an unusually large number of horses being out for exercise gallops at the two courses. At the former plant the going was still a bit sticky from the recent heavy rains, but Jefferson Park had, dried cut surprisingly -well and it will be faster than ever before in its history in a day or so. With the opening of . the meeting at this track only two weeks off, trainers are beginning to "tighten up" their charges a bit. but most of them are fit now, as they have .been racing either in Kentucky or the east all fall. With the advent of summerlike weather, which lias prevailed for the past two days, the large number of workmen engaged in the reconstruction work at the Fair Grounds have been able to make great progress. It will be but a short while now until the new grandstand is completed, and they will then turn their attention to the task of laying new lawns around this structure and boauti- , fying the plant in general. Advices received- from- Louisville- today are to tho effect that former United States Senator Charles W. Clark of Montana has purchased Midway, and that he is included in the shipment which traiuer George Barnes is sending here tonight. The purchase price was not learned, but it is said to run well into five figures. In addition to Midway and Sway, Barnes is also bringing eight yearlings, most of them recent purchases in Kentucky. H. Neusteter got in from Louisville today with eight horses. Before leaving the Falls City he purchased Keep and Midia, a pair of two-year-old fillies, from Gallaher Brothers. Both were winners on the Kentucky circuit, the former having won a race at one mile on the final day of the recent Churchill Downs meeting. JOHN 0. AMONG LATE ARRIVALS. The Howard Oots-Mosel Lowenstein establishment, which was au arrival today, embraced thirteen horses eight belonging to the former and five to the latter. Oots has one yearling and Lowenstein two. Included in the Lowenstein band is Ablaze, which he recently purchased from George M. Hendric at Louisville. In addition to jockey G. Stack, who will ride for this combination, Lowenstein also brought along a lad named L. McDer-mott, who he will attempt to develop into a rider here. He weighs ninety pounds and is a brother of jockey Itussell McDermott. Seven horses, including the good three-year-old John O., comprise the stable of O. Rogers, which was unloaded at the Fair Grounds this morning. This establishment Is in charge of trainer R. T. Kunnells. James McKinney has taken over the horses Betty Curry and La Foudre, which P. Sheridan formerly trained for O. Vest, and he brought them here along with Thistle Green and Brown Bee, which he is trainiug for C. E. Hamilton. Jockey Jambs Groth will do the riding for T. B. Munford and George B. Cooper at both meetings here. The Munford and Cooper horses are recent arrivals at the Fair Grounds. Jockey II. J. Burke, who rode in sensational form here last year, came from Lexington today. He will ride for F. W. Staton next winter. Other additions to the riding colony are W. Warrington, J. Howard, It. Bblton and 1!. Kennedy. Several owners who shipped here taking chances on getting stable room and some of them from far distant points found that the managements of both tracks meant just what they said when they advised against shipping unless notified that stall accommodations had been granted. They have been unable to get stalls at the tracks, as Inttli courses have far more applicants than they can care for.

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