Alamo Downs Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1935-04-25


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1 ALAMO DOWNS TURF. NOTES $ : The veteran Sidney Hebert was an arrival from Arlington Downs and will work for W. M. Lutz. From here the diminutive rider goes to Detroit. After resting his horses here since the Epsom Downs meeting, J. Tevis has the eight ready for racing. Those in charge of Tevis, which are the property of different owners are Sallie Bourland, Finger Wave, Robert S., Jerry W., Montmary, Synopsis, Natamemor and Three. Jockey Kenneth Horvath came over from Arlington Downs to ride for Mrs. F. D. McElroy, who has War Plane and the three-year-old Wicces quartered here. The only horse to sport the silks of S. S. Tracy will be the veteran Sad Knight, which has been rested since the Epsom Downs meeting. Double Dare, the route performer, Js here in the F. S. Poole barn. She is best known here for her nose decision over Beau Bon in a two-mile race during the fall meeting. One of the best balanced stables on the grounds is the Apache Stable, trained by E. E. Russell. The horses to represent the establishment, which is locally owned, are Golden Fate, Chain, Heavy Sugar, Mynah and Mild Manners. Shaw Bros., local jewelers, are offering a twenty-one jewel watch to the leading rider at the meeting. The contest will be judged on the point system. Four points will be scored for a victory, two for secondahd one for riders finishing third. - The engagements of jockey F. A. Smith and apprentice J. J. Smith are being made by Eddie Desen. The two-year-old Red Bo, which has never been to the races, is the only horse F. A. Laird is training at this time. The youngster is a chestnut gelding by Bo McMillan Legotal, and races for Mrs. F. A. Laird. Apprentice Dale Edwards loses his five pound apprentice allowance beginning Friday. The rider rode Little Marcelle, for his first winning mount at Alamo Downs, during the first meeting here. Former jockey W. Fronk unloaded My Surprise and Ned O., Wednesday morning. The horses were shipped from Arlington Downs. The horses of the Cisco Stable have been taken over by G. H. Coyle to train. They were formerly handled by P. Pelleteri. The horses John Zoeller brought here from Hot Springs several weeks ago are Scythe, Kings Minstrel, Hannah Anne, Sir Kai, Benedict T., Brilliant Son, Cheka, Miles Standish and Lady Torchilla. Jockey P. Petrella has been here since the arrival of the horses and will do the bulk of the riding for Zoeller. J. H. Tate arrived from Arlington Downs Tuesday night and took over Whisking, High Clover, Thistle Guy, Welcher, John Mill and Moorish Amulet, which were shipped here several days ago. J. Boucher came along with the stable and will" do the heavy riding for the establishment. The horses raced at Arlington Downs by B. B, Rice, arrived from Arlington Downs Tuesday. In the shipment were Back Fence, Flaming Light. Borsodi, Grey Hip, Monastic, Olepal, Vicki, Sir Thomas and Lovely Mary. O. L. Foster shipped Sarsita, Need, Solitary, Gypsie Chief, Lady Zora and Dunce to Abe Jessup, here from Arlington Downs. Mrs. A. R. Smith, who has an interest in some of the horses, came over with the stable and will remain for the meeting. ... Headed by the good three-year-old Wise Player. J. F. Vaughans stable unloaded Tuesday, coming from Arlington Downs. As usual, W. J. Potter is training quite a healthy stable which are by his own stallion Brilliant. The horses in care of Potter, which have been resting, are Brilliant Duke, Brilliant Pal, Brilliant Queen, Brilliant Belle, Brilliant Baby, Brilliant Lass, Brilliant King, Interest and Iago. The clever apprentice L. Jordan is under contract to Potter and will do the bulk of the riding for that stable during the meeting. The horses of Charles Howell, which have been rested since Oaklawn Park, are ready for racing. In the Howell barn are High Hatter, Pridie, Baby Arb, Hard Boiled, Hon Ba Hiu and Chicaro Boy. The promising ap-. prentice, Donald Gray is under contract to Howell, who has a knack of developing jockeys. The San Antonio-owned Paul Fred Farm Stable will be well represented in Swamp Queen, Animosity, Roger Witch and Witch Lore. The horses are being trained by J. W. ONeal. Jockey Ted King, who was forced to give up saddle work due to increased weight, is attempting a comeback. King is galloping horses daily for J. D. Mikel and expects to be down to 110 pounds for the opening day. C. Lemons was an arrival from Carlock, 111., and took over Just Imagine, Sarazen II., Miss Bane, Daisy Bane, Baptiste, My Bane and Any Price. The horses are the property of Lemons and were formerly trained bv J. D. Mikel.

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