Washington Park Ready: Visitors Find Preparations for Opening About Completed.; Prince of Wales and Other Stars Among Prospective Contestants for Washington Park Handicap, to Be Run June 1., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-31


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WASHINGTON PARK READY Visitors Find Preparations for Opening About Completed Prince of Wales and Other Stars Among AmongProspective Prospective Contestants for Washington WashingtonPark Park Handicap to Be Run June 1 HOMEWOOD 111 May 30 Sunday was visitors day at Washington Park where the spring meeting of 1927 under the newly organized Illinois Jockey Club will be inaugurated Wednesday A large and inter ¬ ested crowd of horse devotees stopped off throughout the day and looked on the im ¬ mense plant They found preparations for the opening almost completed and according to general manager C W Hay everything will be finished Tuesday A new mutuel board similar to the one at Jefferson Park has been installed while new and more booths for the accommodation of those who patronize the certificate system of wagering have been built builtThe The principal interest displayed was in the horses on the ground and the late ar ¬ rivals many additions reaching here Sunday and today It was estimated by the officials that there are approximately 600 horses here now with probably several hundred more to come before the end of the week weekThere There was much rejoicing over the arrival of such horses as Prince of Wales Bulletin Noreaster and Senator Norris from Fair mount Park all of which are prospective starters in the Washington Park Handicap Wednesday A crack field is now anticipated for the 5000 added opening feature and a great race is assured the big crowd that is certain to be present unless extremely bad weather prevails The forecast is for clear skies and no more rain in event of which pleasing realization a fast track will be the order for the first days racing racingAmong Among the stables that will race here are E K Bryson 16 R L Baker 17 H G Bedwell 23 J N Camden 15 H L Grain S Coldstream Farm 16 P T Chinn 15 W L Drake 7 W Garth 15 F M Grab ner 14 C H Knebelkamp 12 Leona Stock Farm 12 La Brae Stable 9 W R Midgley 10 C C Van Dusen 27 S N Holman 14 C E Durnell 20 and many others othersPresident President S Peabody of the Illinois Turf Association and Lincoln Fields Jockey Club will also race his horses at Homewood HomewoodENTRY ENTRY CLOSING TIME TIMEIt It was announced that entries would close at Washington Park at 10 a m daily and that scratches jockeys and the declaring of horses in by 830 every morning There will be a man at Lincoln Fields accepting entries and they must be in his hands before 9 30 the time they will close The latter ruling applies after Wednesday WednesdayA A division of the Wild Rose Farm Stable will be shipped here this week and will be rejoined by Aregal and George DeMar which were at Aurora with the J B Cloher Stable StableF F M Grabner the Chicago sportsman and owner of thoroughbreds will be represented at Washington Park having shipped his string from Churchill Downs Saturday night nightJ J Lowenstein is another Chicagoan who shipped his horses here from Kentucky to participate in the Washington Park meeting meetingJ J S Taylor R L Rogers and W S Heaton were among other owners who ship ¬ ped from Churchill Downs to Homewood Saturday evening eveningWord Word was received that B B Williams will ship the Bloomfield Stable comprising fifteen horses to Lincoln Fields on Thurs ¬ day The horses to be raced at Washington Park will be vanned over on the day of the race and returned the same evening eveningAmong Among the arrivals Sunday of turfmen from Louisville were Val Crane B Rosen heim J Lowenstein J Greeley J J Cough lin W S Heaton C H Knebelkamp E Newman and Fred Goode GoodeH H G Bedwell accompanied by jockey E Taplin reached Chicago Sunday from Fair mount Park

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