Illinois News and Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1942-05-26


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Illinois News and Notes LINCOLN FIELDS, Crete, 111., May 25. Jack Wesley Martin, 18-year-old Kalamazoo, Mich., youth, soon is to get his first mount. Under contract to C. J. Martin, Sr., no relation to the boy, young Martin has been galloping horses for more than a year and may begin his riding career before the end of the .Lincoln Fields meeting. ! Former jockey George Oros is taking three horses to Omaha for his mother, Mrs. 1 Elizabeth Oros. They are Chicwin, C. C. Curtiss and Sweet Story. In the same car will go Highscope, owned by P. L. Kelley, and a horse belonging to the Woolford Farm. Jockey Lester Balaski has been engaged by the R C Stable to ride Royal Crusader in the Francis S. Peabody Memorial, La Salle and Lincoln Handicaps. He also has given a call on his services to the North-way Stud for the Joliet Stakes. In order to keep the Lincoln Fields racing on schedule, track officials are requir- j ing trainers of horses starting in the first race to have their thoroughbreds in the paddock at least thirty minutes before post time for the contest. Cliff Porter arrived from Kentucky and will remain for an indefinite period. Porter, who formerly trained for Dixiana, the Woodvale Farm and the late Chas. Bach-rach, is open to consider a training engagement. Allen Aubuchan, Woolford Farm exercise rider who was injured in a training accident here several mornings ago, is rest-ting easily in the St. James Hospital, Chicago Heights. He has three broken ribs. Eric Blind, former jockey and assistant starter, has taken over the training of the horses belonging to Karl Mayer. F. Guiher formerly trained the string which numbers eight head. Clarence E-. Dale got away for Omaha over the week-end with the horses Adoress, Blaufuss, Easy Goer, Maetown and Safety Light. Jockey E. White will accompany the stable. Another arrival from Louisville was J. J. Jacobs who brought Sea Tack, Smart Move, and Hi Murt. The horses are the property of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Kearns. . Another arrival from Kentucky was A. G. Woodman with the racers Marbold, Blue Stone and Three Aces, owned by G. F. Woodman. Dave Shaw, trainer of the M: A. Wald-heim horses, reported that he had Carrs-wold and Maw unsexed. Dr. G. B. Mc-Killip performed the operations. After spending a week in Chicago, Chas. U. Yaeger, who has six horses racing here, returned to his home in Denver. The Yaeger horses are trained by H. T. Bray. The horses Howard Hoffman brought from Kentucky were his own Gusher and Indian Watch and F. L. Moores Nominee. Sam McPherson got in from Louisville with three horses, Chanting, In Range and Gold Trophy. Dave Vititoe is planning to take three horses to Toronto and may send several others to Fairmount Park. With the stable R. O. Higdon brought to Lincoln Fields for the Woolford Farm, came the filly, Beth B purchased recently at Louisville from Mrs. R. B. Allen. Arthur Perossier arrived here Saturday from Louisville with the horses Away, Tippity and Meda, the property of various owners. The juvenile Shifting Wind, owned by J. J. Flanigan, arrived here from Louisville and was added to the stable trained by Walter Burke. Chester Lauck, known to radio fans as "Lum," is represented here by three horses. They are Lums Pride, Hilfilly and Felthorn. Sam Sechrist is training them. William G. Yanke, veteran turfman, who came here from San Francisco, is remaining for the entire Chicago major season. Jess Clay registered the two-year-old filly Royce Seng, whom he is training for M. A. Coppela. Paul Blair, jockey agent, departed for Delaware Park to make the. engagements for Paul Keiper.

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