Maryland Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1926-04-27


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! MARYLAND TURF NOTES I HAVRE DE GRACE, Md.. April 26. Mike Ourman. of the famous Gorman Bros., who a generation ago were in the Thatcher and Primrose minstrels, is here, having arrived from Ottawa yesterday. Gorman has been one of the picturesque figures In Canadian racing for a long time. He is here In search of material for a campaign on the Canadian circuit. Edward Seagram, after spending several days at Havre de Grace, returned to his home, Waterloo, Can. Mr. Se;tgram was quite anxious to purchase a high-class thoroughbred, but was unable to locate any ma-teiial while at Havre de Grace. What colts he fancied their owners refused to put a price on. H. W. Donohue, who is handling the division of the Seagram Stable racing at Havre de Crace, will be remembered by westerners as the trainer of the W. E. Applegate stable during the days of the Oakley race track near Cincinnati. Cicurge Phillips has purchased the contract that J. H. Buscher held on jockey J. S. Simons, and the latter will do the riding for The Beacom Manor Farm stable this year. Ihillips has arranged to ship from here to Collinsville at the conclusion of the meeting. Harold Goodwin has decided to let up on his plater Ensign. The horse will be fired and turned out for the summer at the James Arthur farm in the Long Green valley. Ensign has been troubled with bad ankles. Jockey F. Hastings has been engaged to ride Heretrix in the Kings Plate, to be run at the Woodbine meeting. Since his arrival from Miami. William Bidgley has taken over the two year-olds Going Home for U. EL R. Toland and Keydet for Dr. J. F. Adams. G. W. Foreman has purchased the contract that Robert McKcever held on the apprentice Harry Miller. Immediately after the races Saturday, Carey Winfrey loaded his string and shipped to Jamaica. Jockey W. Harvey accompanied the stable. Winfrey will make the lads engagements this summer. Before- leaving, he arranged with William Garth- to ship the old campaigner Top Sergeant tr Charlottesville, where he will be turned out for the summer. Edward R. Bradley is making an effort to secure the services of jockey Albert Johnson in the Kentucky Derby. He wired Robert WaJdcri asking if he intended starting Genuine in that race. At the conclusion of the present meeting, A. J. Plack will ship his string to Aurora. E. J. Salt, W. 10. Martin and Joe Bauer entrained for Jamaica Sunday. G. Brown was an absentee Saturday, and his pesition in the stewards stand was filled by .1. B. Campbell, a competent and one of tho most popular officials in the business.

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