Havre De Grace Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1924-10-01


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HAVRE DE GRACE NOTES HAVRE DE GRACE, Md., Sept 30. Dr. R. W. Carter, who has twelve, of the F. -A. Armstrong yearlings at Belmont Park, writes that several of them have shown up well. Most of them are by tho Whitney stair lion, Vindex. At the conclusion of the Havre de Graco meeting, Larry Burke and James P. Ross will leave for Richmond, where they will officiate at the fair meeting. Harry Morrissey will do the starting. Steeplechase jockey William Keating has fully recovered from the accident he suffered at Saratoga and has rejoined the stable that J. W. Healy is training for A. C. Bostwick., Just at present there are only two jumpers in the string. Chuckles and Melra. William Garth announced that the ten yearlings, the property of the Lewis Garth estate, which are now in training at the farm at Charlotesville, are to be disposed of by private sale. The entire lot are to be shipped to the Laurel "track about the middle of October. Jim Beans good three-year-old Donagheo, which won the Potomac Handicap Saturday, has grown into a tremendous horse. He is now one of the handsomest three-year-olds on the grounds and his appearence speaks worlds for his caretaker, J. P. Smith, whoso success this year has been wonderful. Charles L. Whiting, a prominent business man of Rochester, N. Y., was a visitor. Mr. Whiting, besides racing several horses, maintains a stock farm at Avon, N. Y. He purchased the two-year-old Wavecrest of Harry Payne Whitney and also secured Milton M.,,. which is intended for a steeplechaser. Both horses have been turned over to T. J. Don-ohue, who also handles the other Whiting racers. Steve Billings, who has charge of the yearlings at the W. S. Kilmer farm at Bingham-ton, N. Y., reports that they are a most promising band. Apprentice L. Lang is due here Thursday and. Stanley Gillespie is making engagements for the lad to ride on that day. Ex-jockey W. B. Buchanan accompanied by his wife was a visitor at Havre de Grace this afternoon. Some years back he was one of the, leading riders of the country. John P. Nixon, formerly a well-known res-tauranter of Baltimore, has been appointed inspector at large by the Maryland Racing Commission to succed W. V. Conran. The latter tendered his resignation a few weeks back. There is a report that William Duke, who tendered his resignation as trainer for Aga Khan in France, is to take over the G .A. Cochran horses on his arrival in this country.

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