Churchill Downs: Latest Turf News of Kentuckys Famous Race Course, Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-10


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. — -A | Churchill Downs Latest Turf News of Kentuckys Famous Race Course # — ■ i LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 9. D. Vititoe is a recent arrival with the horses Queen of Sheba. Billy K. and Kinburn. The only horses that Geo. Brooks has in i training at present are a couple of two-year- | olds. One. a brown filly by Troutbeck I Lady Strathmore is the property of Edward j Cebrian. while the other is an unusual geld-j ing by American Ace — Troutwick. William Hughes has been named as trainer for the Chicago Stable of Robert Levine. Fred Burton, who is in charge of the jockeys quarters, reported eighty jockeys registered and eligible to ride here. Thirtjr-I five of the riders are apprentices. Mr. Pcabody visited his private stable at Churchill Downs, in charge of trainer Robert McGarvey. and expressed pleasure over the appearance of his thoroughbreds. Polk Laffoon, chairman of the Kentucky State Racing Commission, and who owns some thoroughbreds be ing trained by J. J. Flanigan, journeyed from Covington to attend the opening. S. S. Combs, head of the Kentucky Association which operates the Lexington track, and a member of the Kentucky State Racing Commission, came over from Lexington in time to direct the training of the horses owned by himself and A B. Galliger. Their stable includes the good filly Mary Jane, winner of the Ashland Oaks, and a potential candidate for the Kentucky Oaks to be renewed during the meeting here. Senator J. N. Camden, president of the Kentucky Jockey Club, and whose Hydromel has raced his way into a prominent place among the certain starters for the Kentucky Derby, was an interested spectator Saturday. He came from his home at Versailles. Ky. W. H. Whitehouse, owner of the Kentucky Derby candidate. Royal Julian, and other horses in the stable of Lon Johnson, was an arrival from Covington. He plans an indefinite stay upon his return here next week. The license committee of the State Racing Commission Saturday licensed jockeys Eddie Ambrose and C. Lang, recent arrivals from Maryland. A trainers license was awarded Pat McGonigle and agents papers were given E. Hinton for R. Nichols; A Frost for C. H. Knebelkamp ; G. W. Googe for Meehan Bros., and L. Gentry for J. B. Respess. L. T. Cooper, of Dayton. Ohio, and owner of the Island Farm Stable, arrived Saturday. He has one of the largest stables on the grounds and a division of this establishment was raced with some success during the early Maryland season. It was understood here today that following the termination of the Pimlieo meeting, trainer H. Rites will transfer the stable ; of J. E. Griffith to Churchill Downs. Twelve stalls have been reserved for the Griffith i string, which includes the good handicap i horses Canter and Single Foot. T. Brown came in from Latonia with the . two-year-old colt. Tom Toms, a brown son -. of Jack Hare Jr. and Miss Jazbo. Among the horses that Kay Spence has in , j I training here for the Audley Farm Stable of • j | M. and B. B. Jones is the seven-year-old I I | horse The Clown winner of the Latonia | I Derby in 192::. This son of Hessian and i ! Wilful is training soundly after being turned out for two years at Audley Farm in Virginia. The Messrs. Jones will arrive next week for a stay of some time. A. Menger transferred the small stable of J. Allgeyer from Latonia to Douglas Park.

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