Illinois News and Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1944-06-20


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Illinois News and Notes ARLINGTON at Washington Park Homewood 111 June 19 19Among Among nine Woolford Farm yearlings soon to begin their preparation for racing are some of the first sons and daughters of Maeda the promising sire standing at the Herbert M Woolf Farm in Kansas Owner Woolf a visitor here for the open ¬ ing of the Arlington Park Jockey Clubs meeting disclosed that in recent weeks he turned down several offers for the Insco mare Silvestra A threeyearold filly belonging to the King Ranch has been added to the divi ¬ sion of the stable here in charge of Wil ¬ liam Crump She came from Kentucky Jockey Nick Jemas contract rider for the William G Helis stable arrived from Boston and filled engagements in several races on todays inaugural program Jockey William Garner who was li ¬ censed Saturday by the Illinois Racing Board also appeared in colors this after ¬ noon Errard fast young member of the John Marsch stable is back in training after several weeks idleness due to bucked shins sustained while filling his engagement in the Joliet Stakes at Hawthorne William Crump has resumed galloping C C Tanners promising juvenile colt Dollar Mark and if all goes well with the New Orleansowned youngster he should keep his important autumn engagements The engagement book of Jess Higley is in the hands of the veteran George Swain Higley is here to do much of the riding for the large stable trained by John Goode Higley ranked high among the riders who took part in the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club meeting meetingWith With the cancellation of the Del Mar and Hollywood Park meetings in Southern California trainers of several stables still at Bay Meadows are making plans to ship here The nine yearlings that John Marsch has at Almahurst Farm in Kentucky will be broken and undergo other elementary training lessons in the Blue Grass State Two colts by Mahmoud and a halfsister to High Breeze are some of the better prospects among these youngsters which Marsch acquired through private purchase Leroy J Keating brought from Detroit the horses Valdina Clown Agnes Z Miss Gazer Runaway Early n Smart Robins Pet Curious Coin Buck Road War Strug ¬ gle Zorawar Count Haste and Mad Sadie Keating has raced his horses here for some years Francis Gray a member of the armed forces and one of the countrys youngest owners plans to retire his colors for the duration but urltil he can dispose of his several horses they will be trained by C A Bidecope it was learned here today Only approved stables unable to obtain stalls at Washington Park will be per ¬ mitted to take up quarters at Lincoln Fields during the period of the Arlington Park and Washington Park meetings it was stated here today by Thomas Young superintendent of the Crete Course Per ¬ mission to use stalls and other facilities at Lincoln Fields must be obtained from the Arlington Park and Washington Park managements Young said We will not accommodate anyone whose horses are not approved for racing at Washington Park Out of the saddle since early last month during which time he underwent an oper ¬ ation for the removal of his appendix Anthony Skoronski local youth and one of the most popular riders with Chicago fans has resumed riding He is with the Brolite BroliteFarm Farm establishment James T Clark Lincoln Fields paddock judge and also on the racing staffs at Churchill Downs and Hawthorne left Saturday night for Louisville but will re ¬ turn here about ten days before the open ¬ ing of the Hawthorne meeting meetingU U H Plavan will have Urge Me Tauter and Valdina Mop for racing at Washington Park ParkThe The horses Bolo Grey RattledeBang and Valdina Seer property of E J Healy have been turned over to trainer Robert J Bolton Paul Blair son of Carl Blair veteran turfman has been returned to this country from Italy where he was injured in action and will be hospitalized for some time E A Weidekamp head of the pari mutuel departments at Lincoln Fields Churchill Downs and Hawthorne left Chicago for Kentucky on Sunday He will return here a few weeks prior to the open ¬ ing of the Hawthorne meeting in Sep ¬ tember temberAugust August B Gay a member of the Ken ¬ tucky State Racing Commission and an owner and breeder was on hand for the closing program of the Lincoln Fields meeting and plans to remain in Chicago until after the annual meeting of racing commissioners to be held here early next month Jake Lowenstein moved his large stable from Hawthorne to Washington Park Sun ¬ day Besides his own and the horses owned by Mrs Lowenstein he has several for Morris Vehon local patron and breeder Arthur Kuprion head of the Kuprion Camera finish at Arlington Park Wash ¬ ington Park Churchill Downs and other tracks will be in charge of the elaborate finish photographing equipment to operate during the combined Arlington Park and Washington Park meetings meetingsG G W Hawkins was forced to return to his farm in Nebraska but before departing turned the seven horses he had here over to L C Cronk to train trainBefore Before entering the armed services jockey A Winters departed for his home for a short vacation vacationArriving Arriving here two days ago with two of his own horses Charles H Hall has taken over the five horses C G Rowan has here W J Huff formerly conditioned the Rowan unit

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