Praise Narragansett Park: Horsemen Inspect and Voice Approval of Changes at Course.; One Hundred Horses Now Quartered on Grounds--Nuckols Recovering Rapidly From Emergency Operation., Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-11


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PRAISE NARRAGANSETT PARK Horsemen Inspect and Voice Ap ¬ proval of Changes at Course One Hundred Horses Now Quartered on onGrounds Grounds Nuckols Recovering Rapidly RapidlyFrom From Emergency Operation PAWTUCKET R I June 10 Narragan sett Park was inspected and enthusiastically praised todayPlanning by scores of horsemen today Planning their invasion of Rhode Islands capital of turfdom many of the owners of thoroughbreds now racing at Rockingham motored to Narragansett Park and inspected the track looked over the barns assigned to them wandered through the enlarged clubhouse visited the stable kitchen now open for business and predicted unani ¬ mously that the meeting which opens on June 19 at this park will shatter all New England records recordsThe The new barns of latest design held the attention of many of the horsemen while others rejoiced at the condition of the race track itself which as a result of many weeks work by the expert Harry Kees has taken on a cushion that is ideal for the pounding hooves of thoroughbreds thoroughbredsTheir Their work almost done construction crews were preparing today to depart from Narragansett The extension of the club ¬ house which will provide accommodations for an added 1500 racing enthusiasts the bridge connecting the clubhouse with the grandstand the additional parimutuel booths in the clubhouse and adjacent to the paddock are now ready for use Huge crews of painters are putting the finishing touches to practically every building at the park parkNearly Nearly 100 horses are already quartered at the track and hundreds more will arrive the first of the week most of them from Belmont Park The railroad is planning on running a Narragansett horse special from Belmont to meet the demands of owners wishing to ship here from New York YorkMany Many of the officials who will serve dur ¬ ing the first meeting at Narragansett are already on the scene sceneFreddy Freddy Crafton popular horsemens book ¬ keeper arrived Saturday from Chicago while the diminutive Billy Owen jockey custodian motored in from the Middle West about the same time timeWriting Writing from his home at Versailles Ky Sam Nuckols the senior steward stated he was rapidly recovering from his emergency operation for appendicitis and would be at Narragansett several days before the open ¬ ing on June 19 fit and ready for work

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