Between Races: Howard Adds Man OGlory to Stud; Eyes Virginia as Stallions Home; Soft Ball Uniform Rivalry Keen; Mayers Twenty-Fifth Stake Winner, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-12


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BETWEEN RACES 1 By Oscar Otis Howard Adds Man OGlory to Stud Eyes Virginia as Stallions Home Soft Ball Uniform Rivalry Keen Mayers TwentyFifth Stake Winner WinnerHOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD PARK Inglewood Calif June 11 Robert S Howard the BelAir turfman announces he is adding the stakes winning Man OGlory to his roster of studs next season but as yet he is undecided wheth ¬ er to stand the son of War Glory and grand ¬ son of Man o War in Virginia or California Howards first horse to stand at stud Bail Bond had his book filled promptly in Vir ¬ ginia last soring and several offers have been received already from that sector saying they would like to provide a home for this one of the first of the really good Californiabreds Howard has a lengthy lease on spacious acreage in the San Fernando Valley here and would have no trouble we believe in filling the book of Man OGlory here either He will make a decision in the matter within the next few months Man OGlory won the Golden State Breeders Handicap here at three and was a fastclosing second to Busher in the Hollywood Derby At four he won the Rhode Island and Paul Revere Handicaps was second in the King Phillip and third in the Trenton He has not raced last year or this Cause of retirement a bowed tendon He was a winner of 74545 during his racing career As for bloodlines War Glory is from the Harry of Hereford mare Annette K On the djstaff the stakes winner is from Toro Prodrome she by Toro from the Pennant mare Barbara Frietchie These lines are desirable on either Coast Bob Howard it may be revealed is just on the threshold of developing his stable and breeding interests to the point where it may equil and at least rival the for ¬ midable operation of his father Charles S Howard The man has instructed his train ¬ er former Virginian Jack Engle to weed out claiming stock as rapidly as possible and depend upon the development of year ¬ lings purchased at Keeneland and Sara ¬ toga for the stable stock As for the breed ¬ ing it is beginning to develop a pattern Howard is in the somewhat unique position of now owning two studs and not a single broodmare But the mares will come in time as worthwhile sales acquisitions who prove themselves on the track will be retained as broodmares to eventually build up a worthwhile nursery His wife Andrea Leeds it might be mentioned does own one broodmare This is Blackie a winner in i the Argentine and now a resident of Cali ¬ fornia Blackies first offspring to be eligi ¬ ble to race in this country is now at Hol ¬ lywood Park He is named Black Fox II and while bred in the Argentine Black Fox n will not lose precious months be ¬ cause of being north of the Equator He was foaled on United States time Both Black Fox II and another twoyearold Fractured are named for Saratoga stakes this summer and there is an even money chance they will be shipped One division of the Howard barn will campaign at Del Mar Another will be freshened up and Howard and Engle will make their annual tour to Saratoga for the sales and would like nothing better than to have a pair of representatives carrying their silks during the Spa sojourn sojournA A A A AOne One of the keenest competitions at Hol ¬ lywood Park is currently being offered in the matter of uniforms for a backstretch softball league Teams are sponsored by several stables and every owner seemingly is trying to outdo the other in providing snappy regalia for their players Allan Drumheller has a team called the Apple knockers quite fitting in that Drumheller hails from Washington State Bob How ¬ ards outfit is known as the Roadmasters the Binglin team under the sponsorship of Lin Howard is known as the Crooners Harry James has an aggregation known as the Trumpeters Brolites collection is known as the Cream Puffs and the White Star Stable answers to the name of the Leaping Tunas J D Harper owner of White Star is a San Pedro fish canner cannerHorses Horses and People Johnny Walker DVM and manager of the Sneed Stock Farm at Hemet reasons that the surest way to establish a sure foalgetting sire is to be sure the mares mated are in proper season Cant be a sure sire without sure mares reasons the doctor Neil S McCarthys Be Sure now is back in training Cover Up is galloping daily on the track and will be set down to more substantial drilling shortly Harold jP Mickey Dwyer new manager of palu mutuels at Golden Gate Fields is a grad ¬ uate of the Bill Kyne school Flying Rythm is the twentyfifth stakes winner to hail from the farm of Louis B Mayer Kings Abbey now a successful California sire was his first The yearlings to be sold later this year by Mayer numbers a halfbrother to Flying Rythm he a Free France Flying Wild The dam was a stakes winner and a popular and consistent one on the West Coast a few seasons back

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