Trainer Sietas Charges: Homestretch, Star of the Lot, is Training Soundly Again at the Aqueduct Race Track, Daily Racing Form, 1924-03-20


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TRAINER SIETAS CHARGES Homestretch, Star of the Lot, Is Training Soundly -Again at the Aqueduct Race Track. NEW YORK, N. Y., March 19. Trainer Ernest Sietas, who is handling a public stable at the Aqueduct course, is looking forward to a successful season of racing this year. H. Altermans Homestretch, the star of the lot that Sietas is handling, has recovered from the quarter crack that forced his retirement after he raced his way to fame last fall and he is expected to show his best form in the early season fixtures. Homestretch .was one of the biggest surprises of the fall season last year. He scored an unexpected victory in the Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park, finished third in the Aqueduct Handicap and won the Pimlico Autumn Handicap. The Alterman stable is completed by the veteran Tufter. Trainer Sietas largest stable is that of the Triple Springs Farm. There are five .horses in this lot. He is aiso handling Friday 13th for E. Plath and Johnny Campbell for Mrs. Sadie Bennett Following is a roster of the stable: Property of H. Alterman: Homestretch, cli. c, 4, by Bard of Hope Star of Kunnymede, by Star Shoot. Tufter, blk. g, 9, by Macdonald II. Rose Tompoa, by Hock Sand. Property of Triple Springs Farm: Maxie, ch. c, 3, by Ogdcn Phantom, by Star Shoot. Iittston, br. c, 4, by Sweep Sea Mist, by Fowlins-llece. Chief Tierney, b. g, 2, by Chief Echo Griaelle, by Grey Lejr. Chief Clark, b. g. 2, by Chief Echo Bridset OConnor, by Galveston. Flora Star, ch. t, 2, by Star Spangled Floretta, by Tawhuska. Property of E. Plath: Friday 13th, br. e, 3, by Vulcain EupicoU, by Advance Guard. Property of Mrs. Sadie Bennett: Johnny Campbell, b. c, 2, by Assagai Midge, by Trenton,

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