Rancocas to Race Here: Entries from Noted Establishment Received at Hawthorne, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-15


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j I j j | I ; ! ] j i ! j j | , ; i j , 1 RANCOCAS TO RACE HERE $ Entries From Noted Establishment Received at Hawthorne. ♦ Mad Flay, Bracadale, Sheridan and Four Others From That Stable Named for the Chicago Derby. While nominations for the Chicago Derby and two other stake features of the meeting at Hawthorne did not close officially until midnight Saturday, the last-hour entries which brought the most joy to the offices of the Chicago Business Mens Racing Association were those which Sam Hildreth nominated for the Rancocas Stable for the Derby which is to be run on July 12. That Hildreth means business in his quest to capture the richest of the Chicago stakes i j this year was indicated when he named seven of the Rancocas three-year-olds for the Derby. They are Mad Play, Bracadale, Honor, Eaglet, Sheridan, Finn Lag and Outline. The nominations were forwarded to general manager Joseph A. Murphy by F. S. Hackett, the Rancocas business agent. A letter accompanied the entries which as- : sured the Chicago people that the Rancocas | j Derby horses will be shipped on to Chicago j from Latonia following the running of the Latonia Derby on June 28, if all goes well in their training in the meantime. Cloister and Corinth, from A. B. Hancocks string, were other Derby nominations which arrived in yesterdays mail, and with Francis Dunne taking the nominations at Latonia and Herman Conkling doing likewise at New | i York, it is expected the Derby entry list will i i run pretty close to 75 when they are all on file early in the week. Dunne was to remain at Latonia until the closing hour for the Hawthorne stake events and is due to arrive in Chicago late today or early Monday, bringing with him the 1 nominations made in Kentucky. He will im- J J mediately join the active staff of the Chi- cago Business Mens Racing Association, his first duties being the assignment of stalls, I I which task he expects to have complete by j I the end of the coming week. During the meeting Mr. Dunne is to serve as clerk of ; the scales. I Herbert G. Shimp, of Chicago, who owns the International Stable, notified track superintendent Billy Myer yesterday that most of ! ! his horses would be shipped from ] atonia ! to Chicago some time within the next week, j j He is bringing a pretentious string headed by | Little Celt, a recent purchase in the East. The International horses, all Chicago owned, promise to be among the most popular dur- I ing the coming season. I John Carey, who has been repres?nting I the Chicago association at Omaha, sent in an additional list of owners yesterday whom j | Continued on sixteenth page. . j j ! j j j [ j I I RANCOCAS TO RACE HERE Continued from first page. he recommended be given stable accommodations. They include John M. Singleton, Ray A. Forsha, Dr. R. K. Lovell, J. E. Brown, H. Tullett, L. T. Whitehill, W. Phillips, Morris Ranch, Texas; Mrs. F. Borland, H. C. McDonnell and C B. Heath. An earlier list from Omaha had been forwarded some time ago, it including R. L. Baker, C. B. Irwin, W. C. VVeant and others. Superintendent Hilly Myer reported yesterday that a total of 140 head of horses is now quartered at Hawthorne and with ship- ments arriving daily and big consignments due at the clcsc of the I.atonia meeting, the stable facilities may be taxed even before! the start of the meeting on July 3. Finishing touches are being put on this week to the many improvements at the West Side track. Painters are well along on the ■lubhouse and stands and the work of building new stables will be finished in another week or ten days and the plant will be spic and span and ready fully a week before the meeting is scheduled to get under way.

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