Move to Jefferson Park: Many Horses at Fair Grounds Sent to Shrewsbury Course, Daily Racing Form, 1919-11-22


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MOVE TO JEFFERSON PARK Many Horses at Fair Grounds Sent to Shrewsbury Course., t Close to Three Hundred Yearlings Now Stabled at Crescent , . City Tracks. NEW ORLEANS, La., Xovember 21. Today was moving day at the Fair Grounds race track, quite a few stables sending their horses over to Jefferson Park for the meeting there, which opens on next Thursday. Some went in. their entirety, while others, especially those having yearlings in them, were split up. Many of the better class of horses were among those transferred, and this speaks well for the overnight handicap and purse races, which will be daily features at the Shrewsbury course. As has been the rase for the past few days, both tracks again were crovv-ded with horses during the early hours today, and a number of good moves were indulged in. With the constant running over the newly made coursesjliej" are both improving and are not nearly as hard as they were several days ago. They will both have a good cushion by the time racing begins over them. A check up of the reservations for yearlings at the Fair Grounds this morning revealed that stalls had been saved for two hundred and eighty-seven of tliejn, and perhaps a trifle in excess, of one-half of them are now on the grounds. There might be a "variation" In" these figures, due to. salei of yearlings and owners changing their plans, but it will not be much one way or the other. Several of the larger racing establishments will be composed chiefly of yearlings, such as E. Cebrian with sixteen, B. A. Jones with fourteen and Harry Payne Whitney witii twelve are still to get in. The division of the older horses of the Cebrian stable, including the fast sprinter American Ace, is here in charge of trainer John Lowe. REPRESENTATIVEFOR HORSEMEN. Julius Reeder, of the secretarys office force at both tracks, and whose home is in this city, has been appointed as representative of the Thoroughbred Horse Association for the meetings, here during the winter. He received notice of his appointment by the board of directors of that organization from secretary Thomas B. Cromwell. Word was received today from judge Francis Xelson, who will serve in the stewards stand at Jefferson Park, that he will be. here Monday evening. Frank McKenna, one of the official timers for the Kentucky Jockey Club, was an arrival today from liis home in St, Louis. . . James Arthur and R. A. Smith, both of, whom will have large stables here next winter, have decided to race the season out at Bowie, and thus miss the first few days of the Jefferson Park meeting. It is planned to run a special horse train here from Bowie at the conclusion of the racing there for the accommodation of a number of owners who will remain in that section to the end. After G. D. Bryan, Jr., moving spirit of the Jefferson Park meeting, had made a complete tour of the plant there today looking ;over various, improvements, he announced himself as well pleased with the way things had been shaped up and predicted by far the best meeting that Jefferson Park has ever enjoyed. "A .better track proper makes for, better horses," he said, iarid better horses naturally improves the sport. We have everything that is needed for a grand meeting, and that, I believe, is a certainty."

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