Thistle down Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-25


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w ■ 1 THISTLE DOWN NOTES t — -j. General manager Robert S. Eddy, Jr., said he has received word from railroad and steamship companies that there will be special week-end excursion rates to Cleveland, which will give the visitors a chance to witness both the Ohio Derby and the all-star baseball game, which will be played two days after the Derby is run. With good weather for the first time since the opening of Thistle Down a splendid crowd was out Saturday. L. C. Pike shipped in two horses from Detroit. Racing secretary Leigh is being flooded with applications for stable room for Fair-mount Park, but as yet is unable to give any definite word, because no dates have been set for a Fairmount meeting. With the outcome of the racing legislation affecting Fairmount expected to come up this week, due announcement will be made, he said. Jockey Jack Davis, who formerly rode for E. E. Major and recently front-runner at the Charles Town meeting, was injured in an auto accident. Jockey Joe Dyer took the lead of the riders at Thistle Down through Friday with seven wins, five seconds and five thirds; L. Turner was second with five wins, six seconds, two thirds; F. Polk with five wins, one second, two thirds, and H. West with three wins, six seconds and five thirds.

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