Thistle Down Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1934-07-31


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THISTLE DOWN NOTES Joseph Cattarinich and Robert Eddy have made a distinct impression on business and social leaders of Cleveland since they have taken over the Thistle Down track which opens next Saturday SaturdayThey They have limited the clubhouse member ¬ ship to two thousand and have charged nothing for admission but it is by invita ¬ tion only and they have named business and social leaders as the committee to pass upon the applicants applicantsThere There are seven hundred horses here and many rate with the best racing anywhere Fields of eighteen have been a daily occur ¬ rence at Bainbridge against other points which have had difficulty in filling their programs programsHank Hank Manifold one of the leading riders of the country who was tied for jockey riding honors at Bainbridge Park with F A Smith will continue his duel against Smith during the Thistle Down meeting which will run until Labor Day DayJohn John T Ireland Harry Allshouse and John King will be stewards Richard Leigh Cliff Abbo and Charles Campau will be plac ¬ ing judges G R Wingfield starter and Charlie Wilson paddock judge at Thistle Down DownA A new odds board will be installed here a replica of the mammoth board at Auro ¬ ra D C Burnett resident manager of Aurora is here and supervising its con ¬ struction structionRobert Robert S Eddy general manager of This ¬ tle Down left for New Orleans Saturday night and will return Wednesday morning to resume his duties dutiesJoseph Joseph Cattarinich remained here and is busy at the track daily He said that he had hopes that Cleveland was on the up ¬ grade and believed after the Bainbridge Park meeting that it was He said he would bid for some major stakes in the near future and that Cleveland in time would vie with Detroit and Chicago as a major racing center centerConsistent Consistent winners at the recent Bain ¬ bridge Park meeting and which will race at Thistle Down Park include Marabou win ¬ ner of ten races this season Altmark win ¬ ner of seven Captain Joy winner of seven Toltec winner of six Mary Bane winner of six Mount Washington winner of five Dark Seeker winner of five Bob Up win ¬ ner of five Alkali winner of eight Cori da winner of six Morrocco winner of five fiveFlashing Flashing Thru which won two races at Bainbridge Park won a race at Rocking ¬ ham Park before coming to Ohio Fogarty which will be quartered at Thistle Down Park was one of the early Kentucky Derby nominees and was among those remaining in the eligibles until the last few weeks weeksAltmark Altmark and Captain Joy have raced against such cracks as Neverfade at Syra ¬ cuse the latter now being quartered at Sara ¬ toga Springs and which will face some of the star handicap horses there Neverfade the property of Mrs Ambrose Clark has raced against such stars as Equipoise and the prediction is to watch him when he starts at Saratoga Springs SpringsLearoyd Learoyd champion of Canada which had won six races in a row recently was shipped to Syracuse and defeated by Anne L which in turn was defeated by Altmark AltmarkGurgler Gurgler one of the recent starters at Bainbridge was winner of a sprint race at Detroit before shipping to Ohio OhioLaird Laird is one of the outstanding twoyear old stars of the middle west winning the last three straight after starting twice in Miami last winner and finishing second in a stake stakeBonsoir Bonsoir is the winner of some six races this season and has never carried less than 116 pounds in any of these races being top weight in allowance or handicap races Our racesOur Justice winner at Detroit is shipping over with the other horses of the Jim Ches ney stable which will race at Thistle Down Hurdy DownHurdy Gurdy fourtime winner which was unsuccessful at Bainbridge will try at Thistle Down DownE E K Bryson has a fivetime winner in Our Mae which will start at Thistle Down He turned down an offer of 5000 for this filly Blind Star is another crack which will see action at Thistle Down

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