Bay Meadows Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1939-05-08


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t BAY MEADOWS TURF NOTES | 5 $ Ralph Neves was reported on the sick list again Thursday with a slightly strained back. Hes slated to return to the saddle Saturday. Art Goldblatt, well known trainer, has taken over the conditioning of the horses for Kozinsky Bros. He replaces Earl Beezley, who goes to Omaha this summer and will miss the Hollywood Park meeting, where the Kozinskys plan to race. Walter "Chappie" Sims, announced that he i plans to train a public stable and will resign I ■ as the trainer for Allen and George Drum-heller, Seattle sportsmen, at the end of the Bay Meadows meeting. Allen Drumheller, a member of the Washington racing commission, will train his own horses at Long-acres this coming summer. The R. S. R. Ranch stable has wired W. E. Boeing for a price on apprentice R. W. Smith. The R. S. R. outfit is likewise dickering for the contract on apprentice Gus Dye. John D. Spreckels III., who formerly campaigned a string of horses on California tracks, was a visitor at Bay Meadows. He was accompanied by Mrs. Spreckels. Tom Laird, noted San Francisco sports editor, who is fast regaining his health after having undergone a serious operation, visited the track for the first time Thursday. Apprentice Mike Caffarella rode the first winner of his career when he steered Farqu-har to victory in the fifth race Wednesday. Caffarella, close neighbor of Silvio Coucci in New Yorks Bronx, is 20 years old and is under contract to Mrs. J. E. Copenhaver. Harry Walters, well known trainer, was an arrival from his ranch at Pineville. Walters will visit Caliente this week-end to watch his speedy two-year-old Little Cartago in action in a match race. A. Riley has taken over the horses of Mrs. C. Butler to train. He replaces O. C. Rasch. Jimmy Smith, former trainer for the Bing-lin Stable, has taken over the horses of Mrs. Vanderbilt Phelps to train, replacing A. Noonan. He will have charge of Cargador, Laurels Moon, Sir Wag, Bright Eagle, Ned-rob, Wildrun, Wildust and Johnnie Stuart. Mrs. E. H. Beezley purchased the five-year-old mare Merina from C. Patmon at private terms.

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