Champion Cowboy Brings Stable to Omaha Meeting: Ak-Sar-Ben Scene of Many Triumphs for Guy Shultz, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-01


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Champion Cowboy Brings Stable to Omaha Meeting Ak-Sar-Ben Scene of Many Triumphs for Guy Shultz OMAHA. Neb., April 29. — A former worlds champion cowboy who has never missed a season of racing at AkrSar-Ben since it was renewed in 1935, returned to the Omaha plant this week with a stable of 12, ready to try once more for leading-trainer Jionors which he won on several previous occasions. He is Guy Shultz, of Marland, Okla., one of the all-time greats of the rodeo world. Shultz* stable accounted for 16 wins last year, with Butch K and Esther K each winning three; Namur, Loma Mar Kate, Royal Lady II. and Sorrowful each winning two, and Raj and Doc Wagner each winning one. His top winners, Butch K and Esther K are full brother and sister, by Whisk K, out of Sister Esther, both owned by Shultz. rv Shultz is well known as a developer of jockeys, as well as winning horses. He trained and brought to the races such boys as J. D. Jessop, Jimmy Garroutte, Slay Camp and Oscar Wells. This year he will launch two more apprentices on their way, 16-year-old Rolla Foulter and 17-year-old Marvin Bales, both of Fonca City, Okla; Another ex-cowboy among the early arrivals for the Ak-Sar-Ben meet which opens May 23 is J. C. "Claude" Sawyer, one-time foreman for C. B. Irwin of Cheyenne. In addition to Memphis Bud, which won two last-year, Sawyer has stabled here the four-year-old Aba Dee; three-year-old Fizzgig, and a fine-looking Nebraska-bred two-year-old, Abadane by Fort, Vancouver out of San Diequito. Eddie Franklin, a former jockey who turned trainer this year, is now on the grounds with three horses owned by Gilbert Gibreal of Omaha. They are, Sweet Girlie, Tony Leo and Cherry Boy. One of the veteran Nebraska horsemen on the grounds at Ak-Sar-Ben is Omer Hall of Ashland, who has eight head here, including Jack Sparks, winner of six last year; Yaraboy, threertime victor, and Luckie Wise and Wise Cloud, winners of two each. Hall has a nice-looking two-year-old filly by Cloud Time, out of Trans-wise, which will start its career at this years Ak-Sar-Ben meet.

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