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t DETROIT TURF NOTES f s e D. D. Hord, Jr., arrived with Idle Victory and two horses the property of Mrs. E. B. Carpenter" were vanned here from Churchill Downs. Mrs. Carpenter reports Empty Bottle as having fully recovered from his illness, but it will be some time before the three-year-old will be returned to training. Among the riders here awaiting the opening are F. Ritz, Earl Porter, Lee Hardy, A. Yerrat and others. H. C. Wolfe, who has four of the Motor City Stable horses here, notified Norman Miller, track superintendent, that he was bringing twelve more head here Friday. Apprentice Albert Morgan arrived from Latonia and will handle Marynell in her Wolverine Handicap engagement. The lad returns to the Covington course Saturday night. The locally-owned Motor City Stable, in charge of H. C. Wolfe arrived from Narra-gansett Friday morning. Jockey Gordon Arnold came along with the string. Former jockey Jimmie King, who was one of the leading riders last year, has branched out as an owner and trainer and has High Bottom here. He purchased the plater from R. R. Greenlee. In addition to the horses he is training for the Long Rtm Stable, Walter Grater is handling Whisking and Grey Pal for J. H. Tate, Arlington, Texas, turfman, who recently sold the contract he held on apprentice Johnny Logan. Waldo Freeman, who sent a division of his large stable here in charge of Freddie Watrous, departed for Hawthorne Saturday night. He has the Cactus Stable horses and .several others at the Cicero track. In addition to Chance Queen, an eligible for the Detroit Derby, Mrs. H. Dattner, local patron, has Dunfern, Sword Craft, Paradox Girl, Nice Habits, Briny Deep, Gin Buck, Hourless Queen and Jim McCabe here in charge of trainer Pat McCabe. Henry Walker of Sheepshead Bay, N. Y., is here with the horses Just Macey, Esquire and Wan Reigh.