Latonia Special Arrives: Big Kentucky Shipment of Horses Reaches Oriental Park, Daily Racing Form, 1922-11-17


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LATONIA SPECIAL ARRIVES Big Kentucky Shipment of Horses Reaches Oriental Park. All the Thoroughbreds Make Trip "Without Mishaps Plater Joe S. Dead Jockey Pickens On nand. HAVANA, Cuba, November 16 After an i-nevcntful trip the big horse special from Latonia, Ky., carrying approximately 125 j horses that had been racing on the Ken- j tucky trades, has reached Havana and was shunted to Oriental Park without any unnecessary delay. The arrival of such a large consignment of thoroughbreds aroused keen interest among the Havana populace, and a large and curious throng was at the dock to get a glimpse of the horses, which stood the long trip well and arrived in good ! condition. J. H. Moody, who was in charge of the shipment, reported that the special, running on passenger schedule time, made a quick run to Key West, arriving in that city after two days on the road. The only delay was occasioned in loading the horse cars on the mammoth ferry at Key West. Mr. Moody reported that a number of owners who had intended shipping on the L"a-tonia special had rearranged their plans, in order to take in the meeting at Henderson. At the conclusion of that meeting the horses belonging to these owners will be forwarded to Havana on another special train of eight horse cars. Charles H. Lansdale, who supervised the dispatch of the Latonia special, is now at Dade Park making arrangements for the departure of this special train. LIST OF STABLES. The stables that shipped on the Latonia special, with the number of horses, were : J. II. Moody, 11 ; A. D. Hill, 11 ; W. F. Kne-bclkamp, 12; P. J. Williams, S; J. A. Tar-son, 10 ; E. L. Fitzgerald, 8 ; H. E. Swan, G ; W. L. Drake, C ; W. McKinney, 5 ; S. P. Baxter, G ; R. B. Allen, 5 ; W. Dondas, 5 ; Frank Rector, 4 ; Harry Van Ry, 5 ; F. L. Paul, 4 ; H. G. Woods, 4 ; J. T. Wallace, 4 ; J. L. Paul, 3 ; Edward F. Seagram, 4 ; Harry Herdel, 4 ; A. L. Rogers, 3; T. Hoffler. 3; C. P. Smith, 2; A. W. Hamel, 2; W. P. McCaffrey, 2; W. Feuchter, 2 ; Jim Gass, 2 ; A. Lewis, 2 ; A. S. Forshay, 2. The stable that Pete Williams brought here has been augmented by the addition of Wise Man. Captain Reese, Harold K., Position, Orris, Pandean and Ostelle, which horses are back in training at Oriental Park after -being summered at Guayabal ranch. Kildare Boy, Memphis, Acosta and Harry Glover, all owned by W. F. Knebelkamp, the Louisville baseball magnate, and which were also turned out on the island last spring, have also been taken up and rejoined the stable. Some of the better ones in the Knebelkamp string, including Billy Star, Lady Astor and Tender Seth, which are now racing at Dade Park, will be sent here at the conclusion of that meeting. When they arrive the Knebelkamp stable will be the largest here. Former jockey Walter Dodd, who recently arrived from Canada, was thrown from a horse he was galloping on the track yesterday morning and sustained painful though Continued on eighth page. LATONIA SPECIAL ARRIVES Continued from first page. not serious injuries that will confine him to his room for several days. Joe S., a five-year-old selling plater belonging to W. J. Hall, succumbed yesterday to an attack of fever he contracted while being shipped here from Maple Heights track. C. L. Maclrey, who has been in charge of the race track kitchen since the first year, arrived yesterday and will again have that concession. Jockey A. Pickens, who lias ridden at Oriental Park for the past five years, arrived on the Latonia special and will pilot the horses that E. L. Fitzgerald will race here during the winter. The stable of Colonel J. De Estrampes, the well-known Cuban sportsman, which had a successful campaign on the Montreal tracks this year, recently returned to Oriental Park in charge of J. "Wliitey" Hope. The best-known horse of this stable is Duke Buff, a winner of many races here last winter and a frequent winner last summer. Recent arrivals from the Maryland and New York tracks include the stables of Jim Evans, Willie Dugan, Johnnie Millin, W. E. Suggs, A Tempest, R. Troxler, Jim Coffey, H. McLaughlin, F. W. Alexander and W. Egan.

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