Suffolk Downs Officially Opens Its Running Strip: Over 100 Horses Already in Barns--Sixty-Day Meet Begins Monday, Daily Racing Form, 1944-05-09


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Suffolk Downs Officially Opens Its Running Strip StripOver Over 100 Horses Already in Barns SixtyDay Meet Begins Monday MondayBOSTON BOSTON Mass May 8 The official officialopening opening of the Suffolk Downs running runningstrip strip this morning found approximately 100 horses in the barns their number numberswelled swelled over the weekend by the arrival arrivalI I of 20 head from Kentucky consigned to toB B B Williams The newcomers made the thetrip trip without mishap and trainer Williams Williamsexpects expects to have the entire lot ready for fornext next Mondays inaugural of the 60day 60daysummer summer season scheduled to run through throughJuly July 22 22Another Another important shipment due mo ¬ mentarily from Kentucky embraces the stable of Col Phil Chinn in charge of trainer C E Mickens Stall superintendent Eb Pons has been informed that 20 will be in the cars the majority of them young stock eligible for the twoyearold races at the seaside oval ovalThe The Kentucky shipments form the van ¬ guard of many other establishments com ¬ ing from Maryland and New York although the bulk of racing talent available will come from Narragansett Park following the close of that meeting on Saturday Several smaller stables in New England have already bedded down their charges for a brief letup before the start of East Boston activities but the trickle of arrivals is certain to develop into a tidal wave by next Sunday SundayEarly Early comers enthusiastically report the track to be in excellent condition and cer ¬ tain to improve even more as horses con ¬ tinue to test their speed over the local course during morning hours

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