Illinois News and Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-18


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Illinois News and Notes LINCOLN FIELDS iat Hawthorne V Stickney, 111., June 16. Miss Emma Brandt, horsemens bookkeeper, is reminding all horsemen not going to Washington Park to notify her to that effect immediately or all their accounts will be transferred to the Homewood track. . . Monte Weil reports that he has purchased from Henry Knight a yearling filly by Easy Mon and Wise Daughter. The youngster will remain at the Knight farm in Kentucky until fall. ! Lt. W. C. Tague of the U. S. Air Force, son of the horseman C. W. Tague, has returned from England and is spending a week here. From here he goes to Florida. C. J. Martin has taken over the training of Valdina Disco for Mrs. E. Hough. R. A. Coward is due at Washington Park an June 20 with the horses he owns in partnership with Carl Du Puy. Tom Young, track superintendent at Churchill Downs and Lincoln Fields, arrived from Louisville and will remain here the rest of the current meeting. A car of horses belonging to a number of patrons is due momentarily at Washington Park. The shipment is coming from I California. I FAIRMOUNT PARK, Collinsville, 111., June 16. Joe Molbert. a recent arrival from Mexico City, swung into action on todays program. Former jockey G. C. Fisher, who spent 18 months m Europe, is spending part of his furlough here with his father, Cleve Fisher. The former jockey is accompanied by his wife. Latch On. winner on the Friday program was claimed out of that race for ,500, by F. Self. The horse, bred by Bing Crosby, was the second Mexican-raced horse to win during the week. B. Nuenlist, owner and trainer, registered Falconier, Ronnie, Miss Midge and Byrne Lia. There is a spirited battle for the jockey leadersuip here. Apprentice J. Dean Jessop and Jimmy Cassity are neck and neck fighting for the lead. Jockeys J. Monroy, J. Deering and D. Madden arrived from Mexico City and applied for licenses to ride during the balance of the local meeting. Jockey M. Quintero reached the local scene but departed for Detroit. He came from Mexico City also. C. B. Shafer arrived from Cleveland. He sent the veteran plater Three Bangs here from Mexico City. Shafer also has Yesteryear at North Randall and hopes to ship the mare to this point.

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