All Ready At Lexington: Slow or Heavy Track, but Many Horses to Race.; Centimeter and Surf Rider Named to Clash--Fast Fillies to Meet at Three-Quarters., Daily Racing Form, 1922-04-29


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AIL READY AT LEXINGTON Slow or Heavy Track but Many Horses to Race Centimeter and Surf Rider Named Namedto to Clash Fast Fillies to Meet Meetat at ThreeQuarters LEXINGTON Ky April 28 Racing for this year in Kentucky will be inaugurated over the historic track tomorrow under the auspices of the Kentucky Jockey Club If the large foreign visiting list and local interest is a correct barometer to the situation then the racing to be held at Lexington Louis ¬ ville and Latonia the three courses under the Kentucky Jockey Club is certain to measure up to the standard of former years when a grand measure of success was achieved achievedPursuant Pursuant to its former policy of liberality the Kentucky Jockey Club is again increasing its purse offerings and nearly 20000 more is given to the horsemen for this meeting of ten days racing than heretofore heretoforeIt It was only to be expected that under the circumstances horsemen would readily re ¬ spond and contribute to make the racing here successful They have if bringing their best to engage in contests is the an ¬ swer It is doubtful if ever before has there been a better collective aggregation of racers assembled at the track and patrons of rac ¬ ing in these parts and vicinity are certain to be entertained by some of the best sport ever viewed here It is regrettable that the cold rainy weather of the past few days will prevent the course being in its best condition for the inaugural days sport but the promise of sunshine and a rising tem ¬ perature will assist toward a record at ¬ tendance even if the track will not be fast fastAll All the officials who will have charge of the sport are on hand There has been no change in the official staff of last year excepting the appointment of J S Wallace to the position of placing judge and entry clerk made va ¬ cant by the recent death of Edward Jasper JasperOver Over sixty jockeys have been registered with the secretary insuring ample riding ma ¬ terial Included in the list are some of the best bestHOTELS HOTELS ARE CROWDED CROWDEDThe The constant arrival of racing folk is be ¬ coming a serious problem for the hotels Many who have neglected making reserva ¬ tions will have to seek locations in private residences during their sojourn sojournC C H Knebelkamp this morning concluded arrangements for the transfer of jockey A Wilsons contract to the Chandler Stable The arrangements whereby the youngster rides for the Chandler Stable were made with the proviso that Pat Knebelkamp con ¬ tinues to make his riding engagements for some time timeWilliam William Snyder who has been one of starter A B Dades assistants departs to ¬ morrow for Maple Heights Ohio where he will do the starting Snyder has also been engaged to do the starting at all of the half mile trucks near Montreal which will keep him in constant employment until late in September SeptemberEmil Emil Herz has returned from his hurried trip to New York He reported that the metropolitan sports are betting freely on Morvich to win the Kentucky Derby DerbyJ J II Louchheim owner of the stallion Granite was an arrival from Philadelphia for the opening His stable of eleven horses in charge of trainer C F Clark will par ¬ ticipate in Kentucky racing this spring FISHER HORSES TO GO EAST EASTThe The remainder of the II C Bud Fisher stable including Sporting Blood and Muskal longe will be shipped to Belmont Park from Louisville tomorrow morning John Jones assistant trainer to Alex B Gordon is in charge of this division divisionThe The Swimmer which was absent from the races last year has been acquired by John H Stamper a Lexington turfman and will race in his interests this year Stamper also has My Valet a twoyearold brother of Ben Valet in his stable Dan T Morris is train ¬ ing the Stamper horses in addition to the Jesse Spencer string stringTrainer Trainer James T Mooney has arrived from Louisville with Dark Horse Chinnie Walsh and Dissolute owned by E E Mooar MooarIn In addition to Pluribus John E Whitlow is training Pluto and a pair of twoyearolds All American and Yankee Traveler for I f W Chicago OBrien Both are sons of Pluvius and were bred by their owner ownerR R L Rogers brought Tody and The V over from Louisville In the same car came Ed Garrison and Spods owned by W Feuch ter terW W A Baumgartner purchased the con ¬ tract held by J H Louchheiru on jockey Emll Roeinn

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