Latest Kentucky Gossip: Keene Bros Yearlings Shipped to Downs-Barry Shannon Back at Idle Hour Farm, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-20


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LATEST KENTUCKY GOSSIP i Keene Bros Yearlings Shipped to Downs Barry Shannon Back at Idle Hour Farm. LEXINGTON. Ky., August 19. A carload of yearlings belonging to J. O. and G. H. Keene have been shipped from Keenland Farm to Churchill Downs by Ham Keene, who came from Raceland for that purpose. The yearlings were broken at the farm and now are ready to go into training. They will be tried out in the autumn and the majority of them will be wintered at Churchill Downs. Others will be sent to one of the winter tracks.- The Keene horses in training are at Raceland, where they will remain until the Latonia meeting opens. "I never had horses do better than at Raceland," said Ham Keene. "It certainly is a grand spot. The longer I stay there the better I like it." Keene says preparations are being made for the Raceland Fair, whichHs to be hold the first week in September. There will be five or more running races each day at this fair. Cnarles Houbre and Dan x. Morris arrived from Huntington with their stables. They are at the Kentucky Association course. They will race some horses at the Blue Grass Fair and then go to Raceland for the fair. Barry Shannon, manager of Idle Hour Farm, is back on the job at Colonel E. R. Bradleys magnificent establishment after his trip to England and Saratoga; His purchases on the other side numbered six and they have arrived at the farm also, but not in as good condition as is manager Shannon. They were on a boat with a consignment of polo ponies and contracted a coughing sickness from them, but they are rounding to and are soon expected to be all right. C. B. Reid is here from Houstonville. He - bought back the yearling half brother by Huon to Bracadale, which was knocked down to J. O. Keene for ,300, and has him at the Kentucky Association course, where he intends t Dreak and train him. . Senator J. N. Camden was at the, Kentucky Association 1 1 ack yesterday to see the horses Charles Houbre has been racing for him. It is intended that the fillies will be retired to the stud for next season.

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