Illinois News, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-21


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Illinois Notes WASHINGTON PARK, Homewood, 111., May 19. Doug Dodson, leading rider at Churchill Downs, checked in from the Derby course and accepted mounts on todays program. E. E. Major, Jr., arrived from Louisville with the four horses now under his direction. Included in the unit, which is owned by Ray Wilkinson, were Rubys Jon, Fleet Factor, Bogalusa and Trick Flyer. E. C. Dobson, trainer of those horses owned by William Peavey, came in from Churchill Downs and registered Anyold-time, Sir Bee Bum and Down the Lane. John M. Goode checked in from Louisville with Brownell Combs Bernwood, Edward Potter, Jr.s Longleat and 14 other thoroughbreds, including several two-year-olds. Both Bernwood and Longleat have been nominated for the Peabody Memorial Handicap and other leading sophomore events. The Sam E. Wilson, Jr., stable was further augmented with the arrival of Bom-buster and Sweet Relish from Lexington, Ky. In addition to Bombuster, trainer William Booth also has six other juveniles eligible for the 0,000 added Joliet Stakes. Trainer Joe Bollero announced that he had transferred Mrs. Lois Bolleros Tiger Watch to his Hickory Acres Farm. Tiger Watch will be rested for several months following an ambitious Florida campaign. Sahara Prince, Dee Ed, and Sturdy Miss have been added to starter Reuben Whites schooling list and the future entry of the trio will be denied until further notice. In a private transaction C. C. Caudle, acting for H. E. Nevins, sold the veteran performer Potentate U. to A. J. Halliwell. The Halliwell acquisition1 will :leave here immediately and he will be campaigned on the major Canadian circuit. Caudle also stated that he had made arrangements to send Dr. Rush to the J. E. Poellien Farm, situated at Roselle, 111. George B. Holman, owner of several horses stabled here under the supervision of Rex Aubrey, arrived from his home at Mt. Vernon, 111. Holman will remain to witness Saturdays renewal of the Crete Handicap. J. E. Bilbrey reported that he sent J. W. Sniders Bimebella to the J. D. Mikel farm at Carlock, HI., where- the mare will be bred to Hypocrite.

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