Illinois News and Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-29


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Illinois News and Notes ARLINGTON at Washington Park, Homewood, 111., June 28. George Strate has sent two of the Hugh S. Nesbitt juveniles to Lexington Fields to be turned out on grass for several weeks. Raymond White has departed for Fair-mount Park with the horse South Bound. Al Gaal shipped Lactose and Heckelsie to Fort Miami near Toledo. The horses are the property of Elmer Walz. Overland Trail was claimed for ,200 out of the eighth race Saturday by Mrs. G. H. Emick. Acing for the Woolford Farm, trainer Ross Higdon sold Royal Insco to Mrs. Monte Weil. Jockey W. J. Sherlock packed his tack and departed for Hamilton, Ohio. Frank Carra has taken over Hydate to train and Roy Selden has been engaged to condition Leaping Lena and Mister B. « Clarence Stansberry, prominent Bullitt County, Ky. breeder, is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Sam Bryant Ott. Hal Price Headley returned from a business trip to Lexington. Marcus Pena, who lost his apprentice allowance with the close of Saturdays racing and a recent arrival from New England, reported to J. "Cotton" Johnson, who holds his contract. Word reaches here from Louisville that William H. Shelley, veteran racing official, is recovered from the illness with which he was stricken during the closing days of the Lincoln Fields meeting. A. R. Bressler has resumed the training of his horses at Washington Park after having submitted to a physical check-up. FAIRMOUNT PARK, Collinsville, 111., June 28. Duverne Emery, an owner and trainer, left Saturday for the armed forces. He was to be inducted Sunday at Chicago. William Davenport, in charge of box seats as well as the reserve section, has made preparations to leave for his home in New Orleans after the close of the meeting. Davenport has been part of the Fairmount Jockey Club official staff for many years. Jockey Robert Reeves expects to swing back into action tomorrow. He has been on the sidelines with an~injured ankle nearly two weeks. Tommy Fleming; who took his physical examination last week at Rockford, Illinois, failed to pass the test and returned here to condition his own horses as well as the representatives of Paul Kelley. Enoch Rea plans campaigning his eight horses at Dade Park. Instead of leaving Saturday night for ■ Toledo, jockey Alex Schlenker has decided to remain here until Tuesday. George Yum Yum" Dominick, who saddled six winners during the current meeting for the Rivermont Ranch, will have, five horses to participate in the Toledo Jockey Club meeting. Dominick shipped Zoic, Nediana and Riverdan on Sunday. Hot Iron and River Port will be sent from Chicago by head trainer C. A. Grande. William Hinphy is headed for the trainers championship at the local track. In saddling two winners Saturday, Hinphy made it 11 successes at the meeting, three more than his nearest rival.

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