New Kentucky Track Plans: Plant to be Modeled after Devonshire Park and Ready for Racing after Latonia, Daily Racing Form, 1922-04-10


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NEW KENTUCKY TRACK PLANS Plant to Be Modeled After Devonshire Park and Ready for Racing After Latonia. LKNINGTON. Ky.. April *».— Bradley Wilson arrived here today from Henderson. Ky., inronte to Canada to spend a day or two at Devonshire Park. :i expects to return to Western Kentucky at the i nil Of the week, by which time, he staled, work on the gradiag fot the new Hack of ihe Green ltiver Jockey Club win have begun. Articles of incorpoiat ion. he -rated, have been approved by tbe secretary of state. A contract fat the erection of a complete new steel grandsland. BO said, is being prepared by a firm pi BvanS-vill-. "We are going to have a first class race track, modeled after the Devonshire Park plain." said Wilson, "and will have it completed in time for racing after t lie close at Litonia in .Inly aaleaa, of course, we run info hard lack in the mailer of securing requisites for building. We are figuring .a biiihlinu concrete Itabies. We can get the sand md gravel on! of the river, right at hand, and we will have to hay only the cement and Ihe mesh for reiaforcemeat. Tho people in thai section of Renin. -kv. as well as in sua them Indiana, are anxious for racing and many of the farmers in that sec-lion already are talking of the possibilities of pro-die :ng good horses on their fanes. Around Bowling Green and Glasgow many good saddle horses are laised. At llopkinsvilb- for veals I hoioiighbreds have boon siiceessiiuly bred. Samuel D. Rid. lie and Mrs. Riddle this af ternoo.i had their fiist sight of the progeny of Man O* War at Baylaada Stud. The owner of the great son of Fair Play, ac , cuipaniecl by Mrs. Riddle and their nephew, arrived in Lexington this morning. They expressed themselves as highly pleased with the champions baby foals. Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Fellowes arrived from til.-Bast tiiis morning and Will spend about a week visiting tbe various farms la this section. Messrs. 1. It. Rosier ami A. L. Kirby came over from LsaJoville iasi night and spent today inspecting young thoroughbreds in this vicinity. R. L. Bakei- last night received a telegram from Omaha announcing the death of the gehtiag J. c. Stone, one of the four hoi ses he sent to Nebraska from Havana to await the opening of racing on ihe Nebraska circuit in June. Rain last night and litis morning upset the plans of many trainers at the local track who were expecting to send their charges along at a lively lick over dry footing. There are T."0 stalls here and there are so few of them Vaeaal that one WOadera Low superintendent Keegaa la going to lake care of the horses yet to come. At Bimyar stud last night three fine and valuable c-ol.s were foaled. One is by Beartess — Seem-iy. by Tot point. Another is by Flittergold —Shinties, by William the Third. The other is by Fair Play— Albii.i.. by Alcantara.

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