Items of Interest from Blue Bonnets, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-07


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. ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM BLUE BONNETS A meeting of the Canadian Racing Association stewards will be held in the course of the Montreal meeting here and at Dorval. Before jockey agents will be permitted to make engagements they must be passed upon by judge Francis Nelson. No shortage of riders or horses is noticeable here. Ed Whyte reported that there are sixty riders listed with him. There are about GOO horses on the grounds. F. J. Kearns, an arrival from New York, brought with his own horses the aged gelding Peter Piper, which he turned over to Joe Rowan. Additions to Rowans string will be made at Dorval. W. S. Kilmer is expected to come from Binghamton for the meeting. Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Livingston are arrivals from Washington. Mercury was jumped on in his race at tha inaugural. Edward Seagram was a visitor at the opening. Jockey E. Beach accompanied the W. H. Chambers stable, shipped here from New York. T. J. Healey returned to New York after conferring with J. Pryce over the R. T. Wilson and W. J. Salmon strings in charge of the latter. G. Breuning will ride here for J. Koors. This lad can do 107 pounds. Jess Bennett is his agent. Fred J. Whitcroft is interesting horsemen in seventy days of racing in Vancouver. The former hockey star is on his way back home from Europe, where he studied racing conditions in England, France, Spain and Ireland. Post time Saturday will be moved up to 2:30 daylight saving time, but will be returned to 3 p. m. for the remaining days of the meeting. Charley Campau is accepting applications for stabling at Dorval. P. Hinphy has retired Chimera and is considering offers from a couple of breeders. This aptly-named daughter of Hindoo — Illusion won some fifty races in her career.

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