Havre De Grace Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1927-04-19


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! HAVRE DE GRACE NOTES f •s * HAVRE DE GRACE, Md., April 18. The steeplechase field at Pimlico was thrown open to trainers this morning and many took advantage of it. Jockey W. Harvey was granted permission by trainer Carey Winfrey to leave for New York, where the owners of several prominent establishments are negotiating for his services. The lads contract with Winfrey expires shortly. The stable will then be dependent upon jockey Gotterup. Deep regret was expressed upon receipt of news of the death in Kentucky of Will Perkins. Americas foremost colored trainer. William Kelly, former steeplechase rider and more recently patrol judge at the Duf-ferin Park, Long Branch and Kenilworth tracks made his first appearance of the year. Jimmy Dennison, one of the oldest riders in America, in point of service, accepted his first mount of the year. Dennison spent the winter at Bowie assisting in the preparation of the G. W. Foreman string. C. L. Whiting, who maintains a breeding farm at Avon, N. Y., and races a modest string under the trainership of Tim Donohue, motored down from his home in the Geneseo Valley to attend the opening Saturday. Harry Stevens, commander in chief of racings famous catering army, came down from New York, jovial, despite an injured knee, which he sustained during the Bowie meeting. E. T. Schaeffer has acquired by private purchase of the Pastime Stable, the racer Gnome Second and the latter will sport his colors the next time out. There was only one claim Saturday afternoon, when H. Cooper took Gaffney, winner of the seventh race, from S. N. Holman for ,000. It was later reported that Silver Fox had sustained a heavy kick along the shoulder that may deprive the public of a sight of him for a few weeks. G. R. Bryson has shipped Sunup, the sister to Setting Sun to the P. T. Chinn farm in Kentucky. This mare will be bred to Sweep On. Bryson has five mares at the Demoss Farm, in the Green Spring Valley. Adonia, Olive M.. and Trout Fly are in foal to Sedgefield. Flapper Girl slipped a foal during the winter which is now seven months old, and Gilt Fringe was barren. All five of these mares will be bred back to Sedgefield. C. W. Landers, the Mineola sportsman, and Richard McNeeley were arrivals from New York. They joined Alex Woodliffe, who brought the Landers-owned Just Folks from Miami They will remain for several days. H. Cooper claimed Gaffney from S. N. Holman in the seventh race, Saturday. There was a ,000 exchange. Cooper will do his own training. Col. John Boone, veteran associate racing secretary, returned to duty none the worse for his illness of the opening day. Barney Ryan, veteran New York betting commissioner and one of the deans of the theatrical mechanics association was among the many arrivals. Eddie Collins, the Havana-American Jockey Clubs man-of-all-work, made his first appearance of the Maryland season. ■ ♦ ■

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