Omaha Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-24


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1 OMAHA TURF NOTES 1 4 Rumers that an extension of the Ak-Sar-Ben meeting was contemplated was emphatically denied by J. J. Isaacson, promotive director of the organization. "We do not intend to continue beyond July 4, sticking to the dates as originally announced," Isaacson commented. "However, it is our intention* to card eight races each day during the last three days of the circuit meeting," he concluded. The veteran plater, Kingsport, and Lucky Child arrived from Kansas City and will race in the interests of Mrs. C. Fisher. Jockey J. J. Smith departed for Seattle, Wash., where he expects to ride free lance. Raymond Russell, president of Alamo Downs, returned to his home in San Antonio, Texas, after visiting here for several days. Russell is planning a trip to Europe during the summer and will be accompanied by his daughter, Miss Mary Russell. C. Phelps brought in Mecat, Wax, Bobby Sweep and Brimfield from Kansas City. The latter two horses are the property of Mrs. W. Starks. For four consecutive days, jockey L. Lake performed the unusual feat of piloting the last winner of the day. Merle Simmons, who took the Seminole Stables Willow Wood, a record-breaker here, to Kansas City for a race or two, will return with the horse over the week-end. An effort is being made to secure horses for racing on the Pacific Coast, following the close of this session. Bruce Johnston was an arrival from Kansas City, Mo., and plans to remain for several days. The horse Jimmy Sutro has been taken over by E. J. Ferris, who will condition him in the future. C. Fisher came in from Riverside Park and will have several horses sent up from the Kansas City track over the week-end. It was reported that William C. went lame after being breezed Friday morning. Jockey Tod Leischman was slightly indisposed and canceled his mounts. He hopes to resume riding Saturday. Jockey D. R. Stullers condition is greatly improved, according to reports, and he will very probably return to action next week.

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