Turf News Of The Day From Pimlico, Daily Racing Form, 1924-05-01


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, | j ; TURF NEWS OF THE DAY FROM PIMLICO BALTIMORE. Md., April 30. Post time at Pimlico has been set at 2 :30. J. H. Ward and W. B. S. Martin motored from Louisville to Pimlico. Robert MuKeever. Jr., was a visitor. He reported that his fathers horses are ready at Pimlico. C. S. Ponce, W. Obert and C. Akers will do the riding for the Glen Riddle Farm Stable this year. James Butlers string of ten arrived at Pimlico. They will be trained by T. C. Mc-Manus this year. James C. Clark of Toronto, one of the owners of the Queen City Stable, has reserved a box for the Pimlico meeting. Kdward F. Seagram, T. F. Seagram and Norman Seagram, with a party of friends from Toronto, will attend the Pimlico inaugural. Word was received at Pimlico from S. C. Hildreth that he will have a representative in the Dixie Handicap. It is expected that it will be Zev. Roy "Happy" Gordon, the outrider, will be married at Sacred Heart Church in Baltimore Thursday morning to Miss Molly Fonel of that city. Winnie OConnor, who has been abroad for twnty years, appeared at Pimlico to enter some of the Middle Neck Farm jumpers in the first steeplechase. Anthony Kscott. the Knglish steeplechase rider, will have his first mount in America upon Herriard at Pimlico tomorrow. He took out a Maryland license today. E. R. Bradleys Beau Butler, a winner at Lexington Tuesday, is headed for Pimlico to keep his engagement in the Preakness. A Pimlico Oaks candidate will accompany the Pimlico Futurity winner of last year. Widow Bedotte pulled up sore after her last race. B. Trueman will retire her and is considering offers from a couple of breeders. Widow Bedote is a winner of many races and one of the best daughters of Ildrim. . Jack Hodgins made application for the position of starter on the half-mile circuit in Montreal. Hodgins is one of the best of the present crop of assistants and has started fields himself with conspicuous success at some of the smaller tracks. Clockers report that some of the first crop of Golden Brooms are showing more speed at Pimlico than the first of the produce of Man o War. Both stallions are at Faraway Farm near Lexington. Golden Broom made the pace for Ipset in the only race, in which Man o War was beaten. For the first time this year J. H. Ward asked Wise Counsellor for all his speed. The son of Mentor — Hustle responded with a quarter in :22*s and a half in :46!i. He worked from the half-mile post around the turn to the finish line, the slowest part of the track. Wise Counsellor is Kentuckys principal candidate for the Preakness. Indian Trail and Worthmore accompanied the Preakness candidate from Louisville.

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