Horses Arrive at Miami: Sixteen Thoroughbreds, Property of Keeney and Thornby, First to Reach New Track, Daily Racing Form, 1924-11-23


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HORSES ARRIVE AT MIAMI j Sixteen Thoroughbreds, Property of Keeney and Thornby, First to Reach New Track. MIAMI, JFla., Nov. 22. The first shipment of race horses to the beautiful new plant of the Miami Jockey Club at Hialeah arrived Thursday. The first exercising over the track began today. Sixteen horses, the property of Frank Keeney, John R. Thornby and others, are now comfortably quartered in the stalls allotted to them in the most perfect and modern of race track stables ever built. John Zoeller, trainer of the Keeney horses, was here ahead of the shipment and expressed himself j as greatly pleased with the stabling ar-: rangements and track conditions. Jack Thornby stopped off in North Carolina enroute, having sent his horses on in charge of a foreman. There was much enthusiasm shown by the naiives, as well as many of the visitors who already have flocked here in large numbers, when it became known that the first shipment of horses had arrived. There are other shipments of horses expected with the close of Kentucky racing, and after the windup at Bowie, and it is expected that things will be stirring out at i Hilaleah from now on. Everything is in readiness to take care of all shipments and the finishing work of beautifying the track, on which all the buildings have been completed, is now being rushed. 1

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