Kentucky Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-13


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Kentucky Notes CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, Ky„ May 12. Jockey Eldon Nelson, who is suffering with a cold, will remain on the sidelines until next Monday. Aarons and Hokin, who race a useful stable at the Downs, today purchased a yearling half-brother to their present 2-yearrOld colt, from J. W. Grathouse at private terms. Raymond White, who trains the Aarons and Hokin thoroughbreds, plans to ship his charges to Lincoln Fields on Friday. Bennett Creech stated that he will transfer 12 horses to Chicago tomorrow. Jockey Leslie Wickel and apprentice P. Mullins are to accompany the Creech string to Illinois. Mrs. Phil Reuter, wife of the well-known trainer, departed for Miami to close the Reuter winter home in the Everglade State. Mrs. Reuter and her daughter will then go to New Jersey for the summer months. Apprentice Gilbert Roser is to leave Churchill Downs tomorrow and he will report to P. J. Valenti, whose horses are presently quartered at Hawthorne. Jockey E. Yager departed today for Chicago, wherevhe will ride for the Greene and McFarland stable. Agent Mike Abram-son will handle Yagers book in Illinois this season. Gene- Schmitt, public-address announcer at Churchill Downs, will report to River Downs on May 22 to handle the microphone and assist in racing secretary Eugene Burys office during the Queen City meeting, which opens May 27, Charles B. Burns, father of Carl Burns, well-known racing official, departed on Wednesday for his home in Havre de Grace, Md., after witnessing the Kentucky Derby renewal. Duval A. Headley, whose public stable is quartered at Churchill Downs, stated that he will have 20 horses for campaigning at the .Detroit spring meeting which opens on May 25. Headley plans to ship his charges to the Motor City immediately after the close of the Downs session, May 20.

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