Flint Stone For Harford: New Orleans Star Will Start in Opening Day Feature at the Havre de Grace Meeting., Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-09


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I : j . I : 1 1 : I [ I 1 j | ■ ; . ! 1 I . , . I FLINT STONE FOR HARFORD New Orleans Star Will Start in Opening Day Feature at the Havre de Grace Meeting. HAVRE 1 H GRACE, Md., April 8.— Flint Stone, handicap champion of the New Orleans winter meetings, is an early arrival frcm the south. He is iu the stable of J. McMiUea of Detroit, which George PhHlips brought here to participate in the Harford and Philadelphia handicap renewals, each with .,000 added at three-quarters and rne mile and a sixteenth, respectively, which will ; be attractive features of the impending spring meeting here. I The Harford will be the opening days, I feature. If Flint Stone makes good he will i train for the :.. 000 Dixie Handicap of one | mile and three-sixteenths for three-year-olds and over, which will be revived at Himlico , in May after a lapse of more than a cpuarter j | of a century. ! With Flint Stone have come a good string of capable McMillen selling platers, notably looacelea, O. Henry. Raffles, Mercury. Hermi- ! dale. Fannie Bean and Vacuum. These are all ready for the colors now. What they want most is a bit of rest and this they are I I new obtaining. Flint Stone. California-bred son of Friar I Hock and 1roblem. tame to racing at Yonk-1 ers last fall an unknown maiden under the silks of John Madden to win races. Madden . lost him in a claiming race at Himlico in I November. At Howie, .lefferson Hark and the IXr Grounds he showed the qualities that make a first-class long distance runner , Since January 1 he has won six of the : nine races in which he has participated and earned 1,510. His victories at New Orleans a***e •HiAced.tiu l ae MAXdi Jrus. Crescent. City, St. Valentine, Esplanade, Panama and Alabama handicaps. In one of these he beat Certain, the sprint-j ing champion of January and February. He ] demonstrated in the Crescent City and Mardi Cras, at one mile and a furlong and one mile land three-sixteenths, respectively, that he had plenty of stamina and gameness. ■ ♦

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