Illinois Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1949-06-13


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Illinois Notes WASHINGTON PARK, Homewood, 111., June 11. T. W. Ferguson and Frank Hargis, both of whom have horses here in charge of William "Booger" Johnson, arrived from their homes in Rockport, Ind. Trainer William Resseguet reported his wife, daughter Lillian, and his son, William .Jr., journeyed here from their home in New Orleans and plan an extended visit. The two-year-old filly, Foxy Ma, who was purchased recently at private terms by Anna K. Heisey from Mrs. Emil Dene-mark, was an arrival here from a nearby farm. She will be trained by Kenneth Heisey. Jockey Eldon Nelson has been reserved to handle Mrs. John Marschs No Strings, trainer Howard Hoffman reports, in the Princess Doreen Stakes to be run at Arlington Park on June 22. T. F. Devereuxs Wirra will be vanned in from Detroit. Fair Grounds next week and the lone colobearer will be saddled at Arlington Park. He disclosed that nine others will join Wirra in the next week, coming from a farm near Lexington, Ky. Trainer Rollie Shepp announced that-Sigh Man and Sun Symbol, owned by River Divide Farm, will be sent this week to Grove City, Ohio, where they will be turned out at R. J. Diensts breeding farm. The pair will have the firing irons applied about the ankles upon arrival at the farm. The initial condition book for the Aqueduct meeting, at Long Island, N. Y., is being distributed to horsemen here.

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