All Ready at Huntington: Everything in Tip-Top Condition for Spring Meeting Beginning on April 12, Daily Racing Form, 1923-04-07


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ALL READY AT HUNTINGTON Everything in Tip -Top Condition for Spring Meeting Beginning on April 12. HUXTIXGTOX, W. Va., April 6.— Offices at the Tri-State Fair Grounds were opened today by general manager J. F. Peck. Everything at the track will be in tip-top condition for secretary Reeder when he arrives here Saturday. All minor details have been completed and Mr. Peck announces that he is ready for the bugle to call the horses to the post for opening day. Although stake nominations do not close until April 12, the opening day of the meeting, sufficient entries have already been received to indicate large fields in both the West Virginia Derby and the Tru-State Handicap. Manager Peck expects the field in the Derby to be composed of the finest aggregation of three-year-olds that ever faced a barrier in this part of the country. It is thought that at least ten horses will go to the barrier in the Derby, while even a larger field is counted upon for the Handicap. The stable of Sam Jones arrived here today from Mobile. In his string were such useful campaigners as Sir Lawnfal, Magician, Money, Jacobean. Amanda, Lee Enfield, Tokalon March and Runleigh. John Troxler was another arrival. He had Jupiter and Royal Crown. G. Arvin has arrived with Sandalwood and Jordan, having recently purchased the last named performer. Jockey Eddie Martin has arrived at the track and will remain until the conclusion of the meeting. He has given first call to Reiser brothers, while Troxler brothers have taken second call on his services. M. Reiser will arrive tomorrow from New Orleans with the handicap horse Blarney Stone and the platers Consolation, Aji and Queen Esther. A. G. Woodman has arrived with two horses and expects both Stamp and Rapid Traveler to win numerous races. Rapid Traveler is being pointed for the Tri-State Handicap. ♦ — -

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