Louisville Training News: Hundreds of Horses at Churchill Downs and Douglas Park, Daily Racing Form, 1922-03-22


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LOUISVILLE TRAINING NEWS o Hundreds of Horses at Churchill Downs and Douglas Park. ♦ Rockminister Works an Easy Mile in Good Style — Lively Galloping for Derby Horses Near. ■ ♦ BY J. I, DDtPSKT. l.otTSVTLI.F.. Ky.. Match 21. — It was Hm first day of spring today in name only. Snow Harriet marked the early morning bourse and, while tlic sun catuc out lalW iu tin- day. it failed to temper the wintry blasts to any extent. l.otli the Clnirclii 11 Downs and Douglas lark race tracks were deep in mud. but despite tliis more than two hundred horses were out for exercise gallops at the two places. The trainers are beginning to send their hor-os alone in earnest now as the opening of the Kentucky racing is only six weeks away. At present there are OB horses here, of which 300 are quartered at the Downs. Mo-t of those at Douglas lark have been there all winter, but from now ou the stables there will fill up. as that course is popular with the horsemen for training purposes and many of tho-e coming from the South have requested stalls there. Two new barus have been erected at the Downs and four more are in course of completion. Tho-e under e.Histructinii are being built with the view of providing winter quarters for a number of stables. They will be inclosed and equipped with a number of living rooms. The six will add 21 stalls and will bring the total number of stalls at this track to 810. Douglus lark has r.r,o. Trainer Jack Odom left this morning with Firebrand, which lie purchased for Jefferson Livingston yesterday for 0,000. He accompanied the horse as far as Lexington, where be turned him over to Jolln Miller, who will make the res! of the journey with him ami Newmarket to New York. Trainer Alex B. Gordon pl;ins to ship the H. C. "Bud"! Fisher horses to Havre de Grace Monday next and jo- key . Buel will leave at the NUB ■ time. Cordon has reserved four stalls for th" first week iu May. as it is his intention to send Violinist back to fill his eugagenn nt in the Kenlucky Derby. The Fisher stable has been at Douglas Park stees October. , HORSES ARRIVE FROM NEW ORLEANS. The 0. B. Clatk establishment . liumbei teg twelve head, has arrived from New Orleans in charge of trainer George V. Baracs, Captain Bunbury had 1hree hoists in the same ear. Trainer R. N. "Dick"i Vestal brought nineteen horses from New Orleans and he is awaiting four more two-year-olds from the 8. L. Blackford raaeh at Deiiison. Texan. I nliko when tiiey were shipped Booth .ind ItecsSM seriously ill. Centimeter and Gentility, the stars of the Blackford stable, stood the leaner serth in fine style. Jockey .1. Zoeller. who is under engagement to Marshall Bros., is ou a i-it to his mother at Richmond Hill. L. I. Vq iu Iship. a member af Ihta stHble. which was injured in a collision with Mercury at New Oilcan-, is recovering rapidly and will be icady far spring racing. Ma;ie Miller, al-o in the Marshall establishment, will be sent to the stud this spring. II. T. Grfffls, who has had the J. B. Smith banal under hi- care, brought hack only four of the sixteen t wo-ycar-olds that lie took to New Orleans He dispo-od of the others at private sale. Fifteen Of the Smith two year-ods -pent the winter at Churchill Downs. Kay Bpeaee will -end twenty of the Montfort Jones horses to LrxissTtoa OS April is. The entire Jones band wintered in good fahion and will be ready for an early campaign. Rockiuiiiistcr. one of its Kentucky Derby eligibles. indulged in a work out of one mile in 1 :.~0 at Douglas Bark this morn ing with little effort. 1/OUis Taubcr has leo hor-e- in his charge here, including Dchadoii and Peter Iiper. which belong to 1 the Greentrec Stable. The others are the property of Iayue and Went. RESERVE STALLS FOR MRS. VIAUS HORSES. Track oaperiateadaat low Voting has received a I letter from trainer Sandy McNaughton requesting : Unit ten stalls be reserved for the horse* that he ■ i- training for Mr-. Wilfrid Viae.. Included in tbi-stable is Finn Friend, a Kentucky Derby oandi date for which hi- outer is reported to have paid I 0,000 at Saratoga last summer. Joe Imen-ottcr will mai;e another effort this i spring to train Sunt Frcodmau. which has not raced I in two years He i.- tt*B_ g light work and liis ; one hope i- tliat the norse will tod fail when he ■ begins to rush him a hit. In addition to Sam i Froedmmi. Imensctter ha- La Foudre. which be aciuir-d ijotn Gallaber Bios.. Ruby. ■ Mobil 1 and four two lear-obb in his bant The- voting stcts arc KlsutX. i bay filly by wolden Maxim Billows: .obiin Garter, boj fill: by Golden Maxim i —Settle Hetles, and VfbJte Boots, a chestnut colt by Boots and Saddle 1earl G. The last three named are owned by T. M. Murphy, their breeder. Trainer lete Coyne, who for year- was in charge of the- Geoigc J. Long thoroughbreds, has a public training stable at Churchill Down-. He has eight bonta under liis wing now. the property of five •] different owner-. Included among his charge- is I Brother Batch, winner of the La Ionia Derby last : summer This horse races in the inter -st of t E. C. Arnold. For I, II. Anderson he is training : a pair of t wo-yoar-olds. one of them being a bay-colt :l by Dick Finnell- Albe Baud, and therefore a brother of Coyne and Maijorie Hyne-. He has I wo »j of the George J. Long youvg-ters iu his barn, . another belonging to J. I,. Tarlelon of liflilg* Ita l and two three year-olds. De Bouero and Joerdon, , which will ra«e for Arthur Board, a local sportsman - and business man. Itaeing secretary William H. Shelly reports that t on a recent trip to Lexington he found all of the i liort.es there fat liter advanced in their training than l ever before at this time of the year. The program i iMiok for the loilogtoo netting will make its appearance - in the near future, »j . l , - t i l i - Trainer William MeDnniel has fourteen of the J. j H. ■sSBSter horses at Churchill Downs, where they spent the winter. He will not ship East until after I the I ouisville meeting, according to present plans. The Kosseter racers appear to have thrived excep I tionally well in winter Uarters. This stable has , two Kentucky Derby eligibles in Supercargo and 1 Singapore, both sons of Friar Rock, At rivals from Mobile include H Kiiebelkamp. . George Arvin, John J. Munay and Tom Buckley. The latter is en route to West Baden Springs 1st a i vacation.

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