Arlington Downs Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1935-04-05


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I ARLINGTON DOWNS NOTES i and Many prominent Dallas, Fort Worth, Waco, .Houston, San Antonio and Amarillo citizens were among the visitors Wednesday. Dallas society maids and matrons vied with the cream of Fort Worths social leaders and many of the out-of-town visitors were honored guests at luncheon. Members of Jerry Robinsons orchestra renewed acquaintances with Florida horsemen Wednesday afternoon at Arlington Downs. The orchestra, which recently finished a long engagement at Miami, is en route to California, and Robinson decided to break the journey for two days in Fort Worth. Maj. Grove Collum, U. S. A. chief of the army remount department, and Hon. Peter Vischer, editor of Polo, visited Arlington Downs Wednesday and will remain several days as guests of A. B. Wharton, Jr., and Cecil Childers El Ranchito Polo Club. Major Collum is enthusiastic over the quality of horseflesh at Arlington Downs and especially Texas-breds, and declared that the army was watching carefully the progress made by breeders in the Lone Star state since the resumption of racing and breeding. Major Collum and Vischer both were amazed at the immensity of Arlington Downs, and each united in declaring that the Texas Jockey Club organization not only topped anything in this section of the country, but was comparable with the finest tracks on the North American continent. The Baker Hotel, Dallas, will be honored Thursday at Arlington Downs. Mrs. Hayden Hudson will make the floral presentation. On Friday the Tivoli Theater, Fort Worth, will be honored with the Tivoli and Broadway Bill Purse being featured. Plans are completed for a lavish observance of Dallas Day next Saturday at Arlington Downs. The Dallas Chamber of Commerce will .present the owner of- the horse winning the Dallas Handicap with a floral horse shoe. The Medical Arts Flower Shop, Radio Station WRR, Dallas Cotton Exchange arid the Adolphus Mans Shop also will be honored. Supplementary nominations for the Texas Derby will close Saturday, April 6. Hasty Glance and McCarthy took advantage of the supplementary provision and several others are expected to do so. Otto Bagley, who has nine horses quartered at Oaklawn Park is a visitor. Bagley will ship his horses to Aurora the last of next week. Jockey C. Rollins escaped injury when Clack fell with him during the run to the first turn in Wednesdays seventh race. The horse was caught in close quarters when Too Busy came over sharply.

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