Illinois Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-11


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Illinois Notes SPORTSMANS PARK, Cicero, 111., May 10. Ex-rider Willie Gonzales announced this morning he plans assembling a stable of horses for racing at Ak-Sar-Ben, in Omaha. Gonzales, who ceased riding in 1947 because of excess weight, has been serving as a-stable foreman for a prominent string at this track. Trainer A. G. "Lex" Wilson arrived this morning from Churchill Downs. He will remain here a few days to select the charges owned by T. D. Buhl to send to the Detroit race track, operated by the Michigan Racing Association. Wilson has a string of the Buhl horses, now quartered at Churchill Downs, while Earl Kelley is in charge of the Canadian patrons menage at this point. Trainer M. C. Goodsell is an arrival from the West Coast, He registered Thrifty Wash, belonging to Louis W. Walker, and Orevada, the property of R. H. Redsull. Robert F. Carey, managing director of Hawthorne race course, has returned here from Louisville, Ky., where he viewed the Kentucky Derby on Saturday . F. Peacock augmented the string of horses he has here by taking over George Schmolls Rose Exhibit this morning. Rose Exhibit will also be included in the shipment Peacock plans to send from here to Ak-Sar-Ben after this meeting. B. H. Wise, an owner-trainer, today added Hasty Victory to his stable registration list. Wise purchased the seven-year-old Haste mare at private terms from G. Apostol. Joe Bollero, who has the local division of the Helen S. Reineman horses under his care, announced that Promise and Bobbin has been sent to his Hickory Acres Farm at Palatine, 111., to be turned out for several months. Frank Scott, an owner who has horses here in care of both trainers, Frank and James Nugent, is an arrival from his home in Webster Grove, Mo. Scott has the good sprinter, Penniless, and 10 other horses campaigning for him here. J. E. Johnston today purchased for his own interest, Joe Padd, Juniors Fancy and Cowlan. Johnston acquired the three at private terms from J. W. Snider and will ship them soon to Canada for racing. Robert P. McAuliffe, racing secretary and handicapper for the National Jockey Club, turned 39 years old Monday and for the occasion a large cake adorned his desk. Owner and trainer Earl J. Bolser left here today with 11 horses for Cranwocd Park, near Cleveland, Ohio, where a meeting is scheduled to get under way shortly. Mrs. C. D. Glaziers Hasty Sun and Almas Pet, along with Mrs. C. H. Hicks Jellico, were the latest arrivals at this half-mile track, having checked in this morning from Gulf stream Park. C. D. Glazier is trainer of the trio. Phara Model, Clyde M., Blue Fawn and Smoky Bill, who are owned and trained by Melvin Stubbs, are slated for a campaign at Ak-Sar-Ben, in Omaha, Nebr., when this session terminates.

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