Allot Garden State Stalls to 463 Head: Approximately One-Half of Available Space Assigned for Meeting of Fifty Days, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-05


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Allot Garden State Stalls to 463 Head Approximately One-Half of Available Space Assigned For Meeting of Fifty Days CAMDEN, N. J., June 4. — Racing secretary Charles McLennan s initial list of stall bookings at Garden State Park, for the 50-day meeting which opens on Friday, July 13, and closes on Saturday, September 8, shows that exactly 463 horses have been assigned quarters. This means that something like 50 per cent of the thoroughbreds slated to swing into action at the local grounds this summer already are assured of housing. From an overabundance of applications, the remaining Garden State Park tenants will be determined within the next few weeks. The largest number of stalls has been assigned Roy Roberts, whose principal clients are Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Vaughan, New Jersey breeders. He drew 41. This outfit plays an important part in the Camden sport each season and Roberts was second on the list of winning trainers last year with 14 races to his credit. The western horseman, Leo ODonnell, has obtained 31 stalls, topping Jimmy Mc-Gee, another outlander, by one. Both trainers were extremely active in 1944 Garden State Park competition with the last named sending forth 11 winners and ODonnell saddling eight. Clarence Buxton Conditioning 29 Clarence Buxton will tenant 29 stalls with horses principally owned by Mrs. J. H. Louchheim and the Edgehill Stable, the last named a Delaware combine. These campaigners were busy at the local track last year, but did not hit their best stride until the autumn season in Maryland. Most proficient of the lot, at the moment, appears to be the steady going router, He Rolls. Don Yates will move in with 27 head, the property of a handful of owners, while the surprising Celt, Jimmy Stewart, has engaged quarters for 21 horses. Charles M. Feltner, who led all training rivals at this point last year, when he saddled 17 winners, is scheduled to bring on 19, mainly the property of Gustave Ring. Two newcomers are slated to participate in Jersey racing during 1945. They are the Cedar Farm and the Bomar Stable. Charlie Shaw has 25 for the first named combine, while Emmett Potts is training 19 for the Detroit outfit. There are some extremely useful performers in both stables. Baylor Hickman has taken stalls for half a dozen, a cluster which includes the redoubtable Aonbarr, well and favorably known in these parts. The latter will be attempting a come-back after going amiss in his single 1944 start. Joe Camac, third on the 1944 training list at Garden State Park, will be back with 20 horses and William Brooks is returning with Brookfield and 14 others. Silent Moody Jolley is sending 15 of the Louisiana Stable performers and taciturn Elmer Truman will be on hand with 9, mainly the property of the Audley Farm.

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