Churchill Downs Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1939-05-08


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1 CHURCHILL DOWNS NOTES | s . £ The horses of Richard B. Georges Glad Acres Farm, most of which are two-year-olds, will participate in the racing at Detroit, it was announced by trainer Johnny Zoeller. According to word received here, twenty-six horses in the E. R. Bradley stable were shipped from Lexington to Belmont Park in charge of William Hurley. Cliff Sanford, Churchill Downs clerk of scales, announced his resignation from the racing staff at Ak-Sar-Ben. He has been engaged for the Lincoln Fields and Latonia meetings. F. J. DeMary, owner of the Border Farm, received word from his thoroughbred nursery near Orange, Texas, of the arrival of two filly foals, a bay filly by Marconi— Cotton Time, and a chestnut filly by Marconi — Sisco. Clyde Troutt, owner and trainer of a successful stable, came from his farm in Benton, 111., to see the Kentuckv Derby, and stated he would transfer his horses from the farm to Lincoln Fields in the near future. "Irish" Boyle, who serves as custodian of the Lincoln Fields jockey quarters, announced that he will leave for the Windy City on May 15, to get his quarters in readiness. R. C. Gillem, veteran Kentucky turfman, paid his first visit to Churchill Downs this season, coming from his farm at Nicholas-ville, Ky., to join his son Roy, who is training a small string for W. V. Thraves. Harry C. Hatch, who raced one of the countrys leading stables until last year, arrived from his home at Toronto, Canada, Saturday morning, and expects to remain in Kentucky for several days. Major Louie A. Beard, manager of the Whitneys vast breeding and racing interests, motored from Lexington to root for Heather Broom in the Derby. » Joseph E. Widener, of Belmont Park and Hialeah Park, and whose Roman won tiie Bashford Manor Stakes, Friday; P. A. B.1 Widener, president of the Miami Jockey Club, and Mrs. P. A. B. Widener motored from Elmendorf Farm, Saturday. The Wideners plan to remain in Kentucky for some time. After twenty years of activity in the saddle, Leo Canfield announced that he is retiring as a rider and plans to branch out as a trainer. Frank Taylor, who saddled Worth. 1912 Kentucky Derby winner, under the H. C. Hallenback colors, came on from New York to witness another Derby running. Here with C. W. Bidwill, of the Chicago Business Mens Racing Association, is George Halas, owner of the Chicago Bears, professional football team.

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