Lexington Track Crowded: More than Enough Horses There Now for Spring Meeting Opening Saturday, Daily Racing Form, 1923-04-24


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LEXINGTON TRACK CROWDED More Than Enough Horses There Now for Spring Meeting Opening Saturday. LOUISVILLE. Ky.. April 23— On account of the lack of stable room at Lexington many of the racers quartered here will not go to the meeting there. "Ham" Keene has decided not to take Alice Blue Gown to Lexington, but will take Flowers of Love and Chitta-gong. The former will fly the colors of the Keene brothers in the Ashland Oaks, feature of the opening days racing at Lexington next Saturday. Chittagong will start in the Blue Grass Stakes, commonly called the Derby preliminary, to be run on the closing day of the meeting at the old association course. Judge W. H. Shelley, secretary at the Lexington meeting, was at the Downs Sunday and reported that there were already more than enough horses there to fill all the events scheduled. He said that such good Derby candidates as Lord Granite. Bo McMillan. Donges, Dust Flower. Hopeless and others would be in the opening dash, a sprint cf three-quarters of a mile, next Saturday.

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