Latonia Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-28


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1 LATONIA TURF NOTES ] e— « Wallace Smooth Jackson, well known Negro docker, succumbed to a lingering illness when he passed away at his home, 416 Ohio Street, Lexington, Ky. The deceased was a son of "Colonel" W. W. Jackson, also a docker who was at Latonia when notified and left for his home immediately. Jack Conner, property of West and Schack, was turned over to Walter Grater, who will direct his training in the future. The animal formerly was in charge of Chester OMalley recently suspended. Ramey Graff, a native of Florence, Ky., was granted an apprentice license by the Latonia stewards. Graff, who is twenty-five years old, is under contract to J. B. Respess. F. P. Letellier, who is racing a string here, left for Louisville Wednesday night to inspect the stock he has in Kentucky. He plans to return here in a few days. Starter William Hamilton received word from his home in Hot Springs that his daughter, Mary Louise, who underwent an appendicitis operation recently, is out of danger and doing as well as could be expected. J. E. Mason is another of the horsemen who took time out to make a brief visit to his home. Mason will return here next week. His destination is Paris, Ky. The Harned Brothers, who campaigned the horses Eil-Weir, Temple Hill. Lady Macaw and Shan here, loaded the quartet and shipped them to Louisville. The horses will be given a rest then prepared for the impending Dade Park meeting. Former jockey Tommy Root, who lost his entire stable via the claiming route, was an arrival. He is in quest of some new racing material and will probably purchase a few horses this week. C. P. Smith, who took Flighlette to Dayton, Ohio, returned from that city with the filly. He will race her here the remainder of the meeting. Apprentice Danny Brammer, who gives promise of becoming a saddle star, is due at Latonia Friday, and will report to Mose Goldblatt for whom he will ride. Brammer rode with good success at the Aurora meet ing, but his work in the saddle at Washington " Park was limited, due to the vast number of riders there. The fact that most of - the stables also had their own jockeys, retarded .. his progress in obtaining mounts. The e youngster should be a welcome addition to 0 the riding colony here and should obtain a plenty of work. M. Jolly will serve as his I j agent. I R. A. Forsha has taken over the four-year-Old •- J Donna Bettina to train for J. W. Hobbs s and will direct the training of the filly for r her future engagements. Forsha also acquired ._ Blonde Baggage from Mrs. . . A. L. Brause, and the daughter of Bagen Baggage will race in the interest of Mrs. R. A. Forsha. Jockey Willie Kern left Wednesday night t for Louisville, where he will visit his parents s for a few days. He will return to Latonia a to ride Line Drive in the Cincinnati Trophy y Stakes Saturday. a

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