Kentucky Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-01


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Kentucky Notes CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, Ky„ April 29. Apprentice William Boland, under contract to Max Hirsch, will arrive in Louisville in time to accept mounts Tuesday at Churchill Downs. Apprentice Boland is scheduled to handle King Ranchs Middle-ground in. the Derby. Trainer Odie Clelland reported that the 10-year-old, Dusty, who raced for the C. and K. Stable, is to be retired. Dusty came out of his last race in poor oonditlon. Apprentice Charles Burns checked in from Chicago and reported to Henry Forrest, who leased the young reinsmans services for the Churchill Downs meeting from B. H. Wise. After the close of the local meeting, Burns will journey to Detroit and report to his regular employer. Jockey Conn McCreary flew to Garden State Park to, Jiandle Tall Weeds in the Colonial Handicap but he will return to Louisville and accept mounts Monday at Churchill Downs. Jockey Steve Brooks, Calumet Farms first string rider, arrived from California and accepted mounts at Churchill Downs on the inaugural day program. Adolph Mathis, long time turf editor of the Cincinnati Times Star motored from Lexington after witnessing the Blue Grass Stakes and was on hand for the Downs inaugural card. Mathis will remain in Louisville until after the Derby running next Saturday. E. A. Weidekamp, mutual director at Churchill Downs, and his chief assistant, Ernest B. White, have organized a veteran crew to handle the wagering department at the Derby course this spring. Weidekamp and White are veterans with the South Louisville plant organization.

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