Cicero Exodus Continues: Seven Carloads of Horses Shipped to the New Orleans Tracks Swenke Departs, Daily Racing Form, 1932-11-03


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CICERO EXODUS CONTINUES Seven Carloads of Horses Shipped to the New Orleans Tracks Swenke Departs. CICERO, 111., Nov. 2. Several more shipments got away from Sportsmans Park today when four express and three freight cars were loaded. Two of the express cars were bjlled to the Fair Grounds, while the others go to Jefferson Park. Dr. L. M. Holmes and A. "Sarg" Swenke, who have raced at the Crescent City tracks for the past decade, occupied a car. Holme3 took Rocky Way, Noels First, Christmas Box, Escorisa, Curtsey, Princess Carolyn, Well Heeled and Old Bill. The latter has been quite a favorite for many years and is the most dependable racer that Holmes has had. Swenke only had six, the smallest stable he has had for years, Sand Boot is the best, of the six Swenke took and is a candidate for most of the three-year-old features that will be decided at New Orleans. Red Fellow, Stimulate, Southland, Dark Star and Happy Rodgers are the other five. The former trio will perform under the colors of S. L. Johnston. Mr. Johnston is a Chicago patron. E. J. OConnell had ten head in his car. They were Drury, Hugue, French Maid, My Fortune, Vagabond, Doris B., Paul T., Jeanne Wachs, Kitty OWay and Oma Whisk. Another car consisted of the horses of Harry Herendeen, who shipped Premeditate, Anna Adelia, Flagg Porter, My Inver and Fill In. J. T. Johnson had Memphis Lass and False Piety. Others in the car were W. J. Curran, with Starch, C. Balwin, with Baldys Flame, and J. J. Russell, J. McGov-ern and A. Janeski each had one horse. Another carload carried the horses of various owners, including those of J. J. "Bathhouse John" Coughlin, the Chicago alderman, who has served in that capacity for many years. They were in charge of trainer R. E. Heffernan, who shipped Roguish Eye, Camp Douglas, Very Well and Lillian Tobin. Elmer Johnson, with Eveline F., Winnie C, Bay Rose and Harum Scarum. Ralph Len-tin, Frank Wright, D. E. Coley were the others that shipped in the same car. Those which went by freight were as follows: J. G. Brown, with First Rate, Providence Lass, Mae Bagley and Main Attack. B. Bagley, with King Halma, Eldridge, Garden Seat, Gray Boy and Maud Bagley. J., Carlock, with Toltec, Hard Rock, Stamp-dale, Balzar and Cousin Rogers. Charlie Kranz had George K. andKranella. R. T. Watts, trainer for Mrs. E. Dene-mark, plans to remain at Sportsmans Park for a few weeks and will freshen up the horses in his charge before moving on to Havana. O. E. Pons is the only one that will use the van system to convey his horses to New Orleans. He will send Bold Robin, Mae-chute and Maeone. F. Thompson will send Merry Queen and Transpose to Detroit, where they will be turned out at the Fair Grounds for the winter. J. Brennen sent three head to Latonia by van Wednesday morning. They were Baig-dora, Silver Wave and Penchant. J. Salen-ski was another that moved to Latonia by van. He sent Free Helen and Inferno Lad. Harry Trotsek will turn out his recent acquisition, Hipaloma, which will be sent to Val Cranes farm. Then Trotsek will go to Lexington, where he will take up four yearlings and put them in training. Sam Orr will be an absentee from winter racing this season as he plans to ship his four head, consisting of Black Mammy, Vanquish, La Compere and Falmouth Belle to Valparaiso, Ind. A. C. "Whitey" Niehaus will rest hia horses for three-weeks before shipping to Havana. His string consists of Haramzada, La Golondrina, Jane Boggess and Knowlton. J. Lewis, the blacksmith, shipped Patan-gon and James T. to Latonia. He used the van system. Joe Bernard is shipping his three head to Tanforan. They are scheduled to leave Thursday. Gordon Morrow, custodian of the 30ckeys rooms at Sportsmans Park and Cranwood, left by motor for Paducah, Ky., where he will visit his folks before going to New Orleans. Pat OKeefe will winter Knockabout and Scone at Arlington Park, where he has some yearlings. Before leaving for .New Orleans, E. F. Fitzgerald purchased the four-year-old filly Phantasime from Ben Rosenheim. Joseph P. Smith will ship Bright Chestnut to Lincoln Fields. Smith has four yearlings he is training for judge C. W. Hay and will get them ready for winter racing. C. L. Mackey will ship by freight the following horses to Havana: Eddie Lehmann Sorry, Fast Lift and Beekeeper.

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