J. E. Widener Stable Plans: Part to Race at Miami, While Main Division Winters at Belmont, Daily Racing Form, 1932-11-04


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J. E. WIDENER STABLE PLANS .Part to Race at Miami, While Main Division Winters at Belmont. Trainer Henry McDaniel Has Twenty-Four Fine-Bred Yearlings in His Charge at Big Nassau -County Track. NEW YORK, N. Y., Nov. 3. Joseph E. Widener, president of the Westchester Racing Association, will shelter his horses at Belmont Park this winter in charge of trainer Henry McDaniel. The main division of the stable at present in Maryland, will be returned to Long Island at the conclusion of the Bowie meeting. A small division will be shipped to Miami to participate in the Hialeah meeting during the winter. These horses will be turned over to an assistant, selected by McDaniel, and upon the close of the winter meeting, returned to New York. Heretofore, the Widener horses were shipped to Elmendorf Farm, near Lexington, Ky., for the cold months, and early in the spring returned to Belmont Park to await the opening of Belmont Park, when the seasons campaign was started. This procedure was ordered changed this fall, and for the first time the spacious stables owned by the sportsman will be occupied during the winter. McDaniel has at present twenty-1 four yearlings in his charge at Belmont Park. The youngsters have been here for some time, arriving from the farm shortly after the close of the Belmont Park season. They were broken and given their first racing lessons in Kentucky, arid Mr. Widener made several trips to his nursery to witness the youngsters in trials. He expressed himself as fully satisfied with them. They are mostly of his own breeding, and sons and daughters of fashionably bred matrons. The mares are young and were selected not only for their blood lines, but for producing families. Since their arrival at Belmont Park, the youngsters have created a favorable impression upon those who have witnessed them in exercise on the main track. Bert Williams, one of McDaniels assistants, has had complete charge of them, and attended to their first racing lessons. John Groh, the stable agent, who has been with Mr. Widener for many years, pronounced them the best looking lot of yearlings that he has seen in many years. Barring few minor yearling ills, they have enjoyed good health since their arrival. Ravenous eaters, they show the care that has been lavished on them since infancy. "It is a really hard matter to pick out favorites in that lot," stated Groh. "Each one has something- to recommend him or her to you. They are as nice a"lot as you will find in a lifetime. In their trials they showed up nicely, and it is my belief .that several of them will hold their own with any two-year-old next season." Sickle, the English stallion, which was imported to this country several years back, and later purchased by Mr. Widener, has several well-boned, nicely balanced youngsters in the lot. These are the first crop of that sire to be prepared for racing. A chestnut filly by Sickle, from the Man o War mare, Serenity, is one of the favorites in the lot. This miss is a beautifully balanced one, even tempered and with racy looking lines to recommend her. She is as quick as a Cat on her feet, and a prime favorite of Mr. Videner. Duchess Lace, a daughter of Fair Play, is represented by a half-brother to Mrs. John Hertz good mare Valenciennes. The younger relation has Sickle as his sire. He is a deep brown in color, and hard to fault in conformation. He has shown up well, and has done everything that has been asked of him in a satisfactory manner. A striking grey colt by Haste, from Natica, by Stefan the Great, is one that has many friends among the stable attendants. He Is a stout looking individual, with plenty of bone and muscle. This fellow is, according to Williams, one of the best of the lot, Natica sent Crazy Jane to the races last -year.. They claim that the grey one is much better now than was Crazy Jane as a yearling. A chestnut colt, by Sickle, from Mologa, by Stefan the Great, is another that has attracted considerable attention. This fellow is built along blocky, but well formed lines. He has a nice smooth stride and is of the friendly sort. Mologa is a young matron. One that on his sires side should display speed, but inherit from the dam staying qualities isa chestnut colt, by Infinite, from Rose Pompon, by Rock Sand. Rose Pompon was foaled in 1910 and is the oldest matron on the farm. The young horse Chance Shot is well represented in the lot. He has ten youngsters to carry on for him next year. Several of them resemble him in color and general conformation. The fillies are stout looking, with bone and substance, not too fine, but not coarse. Kiev, the grey stallion, is represented by two, a colt and a filly. The filly is a chestnut, from Triplex, while the colt is a gray, from the Fair Play mare Diamond. John P. Grier has a well put together daughter from Mirabelle, while the French horse Pot au Feu has a bay filly from Stephan, by Stefan the Great Haste is represented by a brown daughter from Quelle Est Belle n. This miss is a real good looker and built along powerful looking lines. Several names have been suggested for them to Mr. Widener. He has not as yet submitted his list to the registrar. Thirteen colts and eleven fillies complete the lot, the breeding of which follows: Grey colt, by Haste Natica. Bay colt, by Chance Shot Lineage. Bay colt, by Chance Shot Peace. Bay colt, by Chance Shot Phalara. Grey colt, by Kiev Diamond. Bay colt, by Chance Shot Franciana. Bay colt, by Chance Shot La Bayonnette. Brown colt, by Sickle Duchess Lace. Chestnut colt, by Sickle Mologa. Chestnut colt, by Chance Shot Morgasa. Chestnut colt, by Chance Shot High Pass. Chestnut colt, by Infinite Rose Pompon, Bay colt, by Haste Perseverence. Grey fillyt by Sickle Persies Bayfilly, by Sickle Be Fair. Chestnut filly, by Sickle Serenity. Bay filly, by Pot au Feu Stephanie. Brown filly, by Haste Quelle Est Belle H. Bay filly, by Chance Shot Sundiana. Bay filly, by Chance Shot Dust Whirl. Bay filly, by Haste Sly Glance. Chestnut filly, by John P. Grier Mirabelle. Chestnut filly, by Kiev Triplex. Chestnut fillyt by Chance Shot Uyonia,

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