Latest Turf Notes From Lexington, Daily Racing Form, 1924-05-01


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Latest Turf Notes From Lexington LEXINGTON. Ky., April 30. Raleigh Colston has arranged to breed his mare. Pinch o Snuff, to Sir John Johnson. George Land has arranged to ship his stable to the Woodbine track in Toronto at the conclusion of the Lexington meeting. Jockey A. Gantner was apprised by wire this mcrning that his wife had given birth to a baby girl at their home in Brooklyn, N. Y. Mark Harned, one of the members of the racing firm of Harned Brothers and Jones, came over from Louisville and was a visitor at the track this afternoon. W. • McCabe was the first to incur the displeasure of the starter and drew a three-days suspension on Hullo yesterday. Pickens was substituted for McCabe today. C. A. Bidencope, owner of Rocky Mountain, which has been wintered at Churchill Downs in charge- of trainer Lon Jones, was an arrival today from his home in Jacksonville, Fla. Two claims were put in for Kitty Troxell winner of the opening race, and in the draw C. I.. Shafer won over F. Weil and took the filly at a cost of ,300. Kitty Troxell is a double winner at the meeting. The four two-year-olds. Florabella, Master Mind, Iidy Jeanette and True Heart, which Will Perkins has been training for David Oppenheimer. New York owner, was shipped to trainer Jack Odom at Belmont Tark Thursday night. The youngsters are well advanced in their training and ready to race. Charles Nolte, track superintendent at La-tonia, was among the visitors. His mission here was to persuade some of the cwners with the extensive stables to try to reduce their strings to at least the inactive ones before shipping to Latonia. The stall space has been over-applied for and is far beyond the 1,273 capacity of the track. Mr. Nolte said that the resurfacing of the track has resulted beneficially. He also stated that extensive improvements made since last fall are nearing completion.

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