Valdina Farm, 30 Strong, To Campaign in Chicago: Valdina Orphan and Rounders Top String Catrone Will Ship, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-07


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Valdina Farm 30 Strong To Campaign in Chicago ChicagoValdina Valdina Orphan and Rounders Top String Catrone Will Ship ShipThe The valdina Farm stable which headed east after the Churchill Downs meeting last spring will come this way instead this year and will race the entire season on the Chi ¬ cago circuit beginning with the Lincoln Fields meeting which opens at the Haw ¬ thorne track on May 17 The Valdina forces 30 strong will come to Chicago next week ¬ end when many other stables now racing in Louisville also are expected to check in inThe The Valdina establishment is expected to play a prominent part in the decision of the six stakes to be run by Lincoln Fields this spring for the Texas stable was one of the most liberal subscribers to them The principal handicap horses in the string are Valdina Orphan and Rounders both of whom may be seen under colors here Val ¬ dina Orphan has been training in outstand ¬ ing fashion at Churchill Downs and trainer Frank Catrone sends word that the colt may be expected to enter competition at least twice during the 30 days of racing at the Hawthorne course courseValdina Valdina Orphan has started only once in Louisville and in thai engagement he fin ished second to A C Ernsts Aletern in Keenelands Ben Ali Handicap These two horses probably will renew their rivalry here for Aletern also is bound for Chicago after the Churchill Downs meeting ends endsAs As is the case wherever the Valdina Farm stable goes it will be one of half a dozen of the largest racing establishments on the grounds groundsComing Coming with the stable will be jockey Ferril Zufelt whose services are much in demand at Churchill Downs DownsThe The shifting of stables now taking part in the Sportsmans Park meeting will begin early next week said track superintendent Tom Young Many of the horses now quar ¬ tered at Sportsmans Park and Hawthorne will be heading in various directions while in their place will come the hundreds of thoroughbreds who will be appearing in Chicago for the first time this season when Lincoln Fields opens its meeting

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