Churchill Downs Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1933-05-11


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1 CHURCHILL DOWNS N0TES~1 * * Barn Swallow, the E. R. Bradley Kentucky Oaks candidate, breezed a mile in the mud and around the dogs in l:47-!5 Wednesday morning. It was a very good move and the splendid daughter of Black Servant and Blue Warbler cooled out nicely. The aged gelding Mike Hall, one of the outstanding campaigners of the last decade, is having the time of his life at Beaumont Farm, according to H. P. Headley, owner of that farm, where the illustrious cup performer is in permanent retirement. He was foaled at Beaumont. Jockey Eddie Legere and Mrs. Legere leave Sunday by motor for Toronto, where Legere will ride through the Woodbine and other meetings. As a result of a fall George Thompson, retired railroad executive of Cincinnati and an ardent racing enthusiast, is in a serious condition, according to advices from the Queen City. Mr. Thompson has many friends in the Churchill Downs and Latonia organizations. Copies of the issue of conditions, covering the first six days of the Washington Park meeting, will be distributed here and at Chi cago tomorrow. Captain Red and Flying Dere, owned by J. C. Milam, will be sent to their owners Merrick Place Farm for a few weeks. They leave by van Thursday. Flying Dere is on the mend after a short illness and Milam believed Captain Red deserving of a holiday. He turned apprentice J. Westrope over to Mose Cossman, agent for Col. E. R. Bradley, and the boy will be in his charge during the remainder of the meeting, following which he reports back to his contract employer, O. L. Foster. W. D. Covington brought three of the Parkview Stable horses over from Douglas Park. They will fill engagements at the Downs.

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