Louisville Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1935-04-25


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1 LOUISVILLE TURF NOTES f Mack Garner arrived from his home in Covington, Ky., and swung into action at once. He is under engagement to J. C. Milam, for whom he rode with great success a decade or more back. The Milam horses were transferred here from Lexington Monday. The improved Ted Clark heads the string C. A. Marone has here. Others in the stable are Respect, Flo M., Hoosier Pride, Fingalj Dbnday, Bossie Eye, Omareen and Semester. In the same car that transported the Marone stable from Arlington Downs C. N. Finch had two; R..A. Forsha three, .and the St. Louis Stable one. Besides Boxthorn, Big Gawk and Bazaar, the E. R. Bradley horses H. J. Thompson has here are Bit of Sorrow, Born Happy, Bird Flower, and the two-year-olds, Bien Joli, Bottles and Bitter Pill. Bien Joli and Bottles are eligible for the Bashford Manor Stakes, while Bazaar will represent the stable in the Clark Handicap, and, as everyone knows, Boxthorn and Big Gawk are the Bradley Derby candidates. B. J. Durnell shipped the five-year-old Darkest Hour, and Little Visitor here from Texas. The latter, recently acquired by Albert Sabath and reported in foal to Kil-kerry, goes to C. W. Hays - Scotland Farm. Durnell reported that his brother, C. E. Durnell, recently licensed by the Illinois Racing- Commission, would be here for much of the Downs season. Jockey C. Landolt and G. L. Smith, an apprentice, are reporting to the C. A. Marone stable for the coming Louisville meeting. D. B. Midkiff, well known patron of Lexington, was a visitor. The new Bahr starting gate may be given a trial here. One of the new starting devices has been assembled at Douglas Park and will be tested before being used to start an actual race. It weights just one-third as much as the Bahr gates now in use and is without overhead parts whatsoever. Nick Huff came from Washington and will act as agent for the J. E. Widener stable. By Gracious, the only horse W. Hinphy shipped here, is at Churchill Downs. He sent three others to Chicago. W. L. Hoag has Gettin Even at the South Louisville course. Hoag may open a public stable. A. B. Gordon, acting for C. B. and E. D. Shaffer, is negotiating for the contract C. E. Davison holds on Paul Keester, whose apprenticeship expires next month. If the deal goes through Keester will ride St. Bernard in the Kentucky Derby. Col. E. R. Bradley, master of Idle Hour Farm, has signified his intention of being present for Saturdays opening of the ChurchHl Downs meeting. His crack four-year-old f illyt Bazaar, is a certain starter in the Clark Handicap, topping the first days program.

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