Pleased with New Track: General Manager W. P. Kyne Expects Great Meeting at Riverside, Daily Racing Form, 1933-05-24


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PLEASED WITH NEW TRACK General Manager W. P. Kyne Expects Great Meeting at Riverside. Bahr Starting Gate to Replace Waggoner-Jarvls Device Numerous Arrivals for Saturdays Opening. KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 23. William P. Kyne, general manager of Riverside Park, who was an arrival last week from San Francisco, was greatly impressed with the new mile track, which replaced the original five-eighths course, and he expects when the bugle calls the horses to the post for the initial event on Saturday that one of the greatest race meetings ever held in Missouri will be under way. It was definitely decided that the Bahr starting gate would be used at this meeting, and an order was immediately placed for one to replace the Waggoner-Jarvis gate, which was used at previous meetings. It is expected that the Bahr gate, which was used at Sportsmans Park will be shipped here. The large stable of the Allen Brothers, which was shipped to Smithville after the New Orleans racing, moved to Riverside last week. The Allen string is headed by the consistent Anne Arundel and Ad Remmcon. Just before leaving New Orleans the Aliens acquired Whipper Cracker. In addition to training his own string, Henry Allen has been engaged to train the horses of the local breeder, R. L. Jurden. Cecil Holts string, headed by Ante Bel-lum, has been on the ground for some time. Peter Clark, one of the real veterans of the turf, and presiding judge at Riverside Park, left San Francisco Saturday night for Kansas City. Clark was in the judges stand at Tanforan. J. C. Gillem arrived with Jane Packard and Judge Urban. B. L. Stivers wired from Louisville that he would arrive with his stable Tuesday. Stivers string is headed by the good sprinter Parnell Bound. L. V. Bellew, with the consistent Dr. Par-rish, plans to arrive Tuesday. S. F. Murphy, who has been resting hi3 small stable at Smithville, moved to Riverside Saturday. The good three-year-old Modesta is the star of the stable that Murphy is going to race here. Vic Gallo, with a large stable of thirteen head of horses is making his first appearance at Riverside. Burley Parke, who is training the stable of Benny Creech, has been allotted stalls for six horses. George Keeton, with the consistent Making Bubbles, and Fort Worth, is expected today. It was at Riverside Park last fall that Keeton claimed Making Bubbles. E. D. Slavin, who raced with some success at Jefferson Park and later rested up at Brookfield, Mo., moved in last week with eight horses. Judging by the number of Missouri-bred horses that are quartered at Riverside Park, local owners and breeders are going to furnish stiff competition for the outlanders, especially in the two-year-old races. Breeding has been on the increase around here in recent years, and now the homebreds are going to give a good account of themselves according to railbirds with stop watches. Two-year-olds, the get of Drastic, which is standing at the Dixie Stock Farm, Hallucination, and Lantados dead, from the M. J. Barrons establishment, Blind Play, from, the Velie Stud, Almadel from the R. L. Jurden farm, Polymelian, which was leased to Herbert M. Woolf, and Cotologomor, which is standing at the Jones Stock Farm at Parnell, Mo., have been getting educated at Riverside Park, and are ready for the opening.

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