To Race At Hawthorne: Divisions of Prominent Stables East and West Coming Here for This Years Meeting., Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-13


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TO RACE AT HAWTHORNE Divisions of Prominent Stables East and West Coming Here for This Years Meeting. Horses from the E. R. Bradley. J. S. Cos-don. Nevada Stock Farm Stable and Florala Stable will, it is said, be seen under C lots during the Chicago racing season at Haw- I I thorne. Announcements are expected at the * Chicago Business Mens Racing Associate n ! I offices soon of the decision of several other j j eastern owners to ship to Chicago and much of the good talent in Kentucky has. been I promised for the meeting. Owners at Tijuana were also busy during the week. W. C. Weant wiring in a request : for eighteen stalls. th» Irwin intetc-ts asking to be tak n care of with other applications fur stable rOOM coming from Frank Farrar and other owners who have been racing at the Lower California track during the winter. ! Action on all of the applications will be delayed until the arrival in Chicago, on Wednesday, of general manager Joseph A. Bftsr-pfcy I from Bowie. He has personally taken the applications for stable room from many owners now campaigning in Maryland who plan to ship to Chicago at the end of the Maryland season. : General manager Murphys arrival is expected to btiiifr other important developments on the Chicago situation, the chief item the dates he has selected for the Chicago meeting. While it has been generally understood in Chicago racing circles that the Hawthorne meeting would open probably dur-. ing the first week in July, no detinite dates have been made public by the organization which Judge Murphy heads, the business men now in charge preferring to wait until all legal entanglements were out of the way before the program was announced. S-leetion of the dates will bring an announcement of the early closing stakes, which will include not only the revival of the Chicago Derby to be run on Saturday, July 12. but others stakes which it is said will carry rich enough prizes to make them of int- r.-st to the more extensive stables Fast and W-st. These stakes have already been arranged and await en the pa bite announcement. There has been *M delay, however, in the work of getting the Hawthorne plant in rac- i ing condition. Superintendent Billy Myer started a big crew of men on the job at the beginning of last week. The stables are being put in condition for tla* early arrival of bonee and it may be that some of the stables will be able 10 move in much earlier than was fir-1 expected. The stables and paddock commanded most of the attention of the workmen 1 i t week and a big improvement was noticeable at the end of the Wfceka work yesterday. The new Clubhouse drawings and estimates have be-n finished by Architect Scott C. Dyer and during general manager Murphy 3 visit this week the contract may be let. The new clubhouse plan, which is to be tinder the control of an organization entirely ■ parate from the Chicago Business Men-l Raring Ass ciation. will provide for a limited, membership of . i . a quota of which will be set aside for downstnto breeders and others interested in the thoroughbred.

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