Fair Grounds Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1932-02-24


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I FAIR GROUNDS TURF NOTES $ 4 Apprentice Gilbert Elston, who suffered a badly wrenched ankle when Flaunt, which he was riding, was crowded in a race at the Fair Grounds last week, will be ready to resume riding in a few days. William H. Shelley returned from Louisville, where his brother, Edward, who died here suddenly, was buried Saturday morning, and resumed his duties in the judges stand. John McQuaid has been engaged to act as agent for the Marsch-Reuter stable and will make the mounts of Harry Roble. Max Murphy is distributing license applications and forms for the registering of colors under the Illinois Turf Association among the horsemen here. Mrs. L. M. Holmes, wife of the widely known turfman of this city, is critically ill. Some few of the stables at Miami have asked for stabling accommodations and may ship .here for the closing weeks of the meeting. Applicants include several owners whose horses go to Kentucky or Illinois following the close of the winter season. General admission tickets for the second annual one-day charity meeting, to be held Sunday at the Fair Grounds, went on sale today. Distribution will be through the New Orleans Fire and Police Department, civic, business, social and political organizations and the New Orleans welfare committee, sponsoring the program, anticipates receipts i of from 5,000 to ;0,000 from tickets. Conditions for the seven races to be run will be announced Wednesday, according to present plans of racing secretary Joseph Mc- Lennan, who has, framed an attractive card. The feature race will carry a purse of ,000, . with two of 00 value and four of 00. John "Mag" Connelly, former jockey and : in recent years a trainer, died at Los Angeles last week, according to advices received here today. j Vic Roussell, local boy, was suspended for three days by starter Hamilton. Roussell t broke up the start with Drydock in the closing race -Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Shaw left for their winter home at Palm Beach, after spending six weeks here. H. Finnertys suspension of five days for, rough riding terminated Saturday and he resumed riding Monday. Edward Haughton postponed the departure of his stable for Kentucky and may not ?et away for Lexington for a few days. His car is on the Fair Grounds siding and he :ah get away on short notice. Apprentice Melvin Lewis, accompanied by his agent, Judd Alt, left Saturday for Miami, where he reports to the division of the Keeneland Stud at Hialeah Park.

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