J. W. Healys Big Stable: Most of Trainers Charges at Benning Owned by A. C. Bostwick, Daily Racing Form, 1924-03-30


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J. W. HEALYS BIG STABLE Most of Trainers Charges at Benning Owned by A. C. Bostwick. Several Subscription Jumpers in tho String Horses "Will Campaign in Maryland and Canada. WASHINGTON. D. C, March 29. J. W. Healy has one of the largest stables of any of the Benning trainers and the way in which he has been sending his charges along makes it certain that he will have several ready for the Bowie meeting. While the major part of Healys string is the band in training for A. C. Bostwick, there are other owners represented in the big stable. Last year Healy met with no end of success in his campaign of the Bostwick thoroughbreds and much of that success came over the Canadian circuit. It 13 intended to race the horses on the other side of the great lakes this year, but they will be campaigned through the Maryland spring meetings first. BOSTWICK STABLE HORSES. The horses that will bear the Bostwick silks are Spot Cash, Shuffle Along, Batter-sea, Fairway, Minion, Dusk, Hell Gate, Tassel, Sea Tale, Cooncan, The Trout, Close Work and Melra. In addition to these Healy has Flying Scout and Monkshood for General J. A. Buchanan. Monkshood is one of the subscription jumpers and his schooling at Benning has been so brilliant that he is generally looked upon as possibly the best jumper that has wintered at the old Washington Jockey Club course. For Francis Buchanan, Healy has a two-year-old that has been christened Helen Buck and another two-year-old in the stable is Tevan, one that will bear the silks of J. OConnor. FOXHALL KEENES JTJ3irEItS. The others in the stable are Verboten and Pepi, a pair of jumpers that are owned by Foxhall Keene. Healy has shown a deal of skill in his handling of jumpers and many in his list are steeplechasers of quality. General Buchanan is taking alively interest in the preparation of Monkshood and he is a frequent visitor at Benning on schooling days. Melra. in the Bostwick string, is a jumper that has never been beaten through the field and she is another mat is attracting attention. The stable is well supplied with jockeys, with W. Keating, G. Smoot and A. Sims all under contract. F. Stevens will do most of the flat riding. He can scale at 100 pounds and a second rider is L. Ward, a ninety-five-pound apprentice.

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