Delaware Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-14


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Delaware Notes DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 13. Winston Reeves, formerly associated with the Glen Riddle farm and more recently stable foreman for. trainer Jimmy McGee, is reported to have suffered a fractured pelvis and several fractured ribs in an auto accident Sunday. The wreck occurred near Reeves Ocean City, Md., home. Trainer Jimmy Penrod has taken over the horses which race for Richard E. Carter. This string, formerly handled by Charley White, includes" . Oriole, Teddys Light, Snowflares, Pax, Pogo and Good Valley. C. -Ewing Tuttles Rail Creek, unsuccessful in the Christiana Stakes on Memorial Day, will be freshened for several weeks and probably will next compete during the Monmouth Park meeting. Dion K. Kerr, Sr., who lost the promising two-year-old, Shining Hills, during this meeting following a training mishap, has shipped the remainder of his string to Charles Town, W. Va. Word reaches here from Garden State that Tommy Heard, Jr., will transfer 18 head from that track to Monmouth, where the summer meeting commences June 16. Mere Bones and Flying Polly, the property of C. Crowther, checked in from Belmont Park, consigned to trainer Henry Bowyer. Oriole and Snowflares, the property of Richard E. Carter, arrived from Pimlico to join the stable of trainer Jimmy Penrod. Both are scheduled for a local campaign. J. Bowes Bond has sent Tink to Water-ford Park for a campaign, while brother Bernie transferred Duel to the same point. Also in the shipment was Busy Bones, whose shipment was supervised by Danny Shea, Sr. Trainer George Mohr returned Dillon G. Smiths For Rent to Pimlico and shipped Mrs. Henry Hechts The Rhymer to this point. I Harold Segraves, who formerly was em ployed as an apprentice rider by the Ella K. Bryson stable and by trainer George Zateslo, was a visitor this morning. Segraves is now a member of the Army, stationed at Fort Belvoir, Va. John L. McKnight picked up his registration papers and has transferred his 12-horse string from local quarters to Monmouth Park. His rider, Fernando Fernandez, will transfer his activity to tha*t point on Saturday, agent Camilo Marin preceed-ing him by two days. , Stanley C. Mikell, greatly encouraged by the development of his good colt Repetoire, whom he acquired as a yearling, left today to attend the sales at Belmont Park. Rose Fern, Foxcatcher Farms eligible for Saturdays Delaware Oaks, and Gold-jintowi, who is eligible fof the New Castle Handicap, arrived from Belmont Park. Glen N. W. McNaughtons Adelphia and J. Bowes Bonds Tezch have left local quarters for Waterford Park, at which point they have engagements in the immediate future. Johnny Weir, an apprentice rider under contract to owner-trainer Jim Arthur, will be handled during this meeting by agent Jack Murphy. Weir rode his initial winner last week and has given good promise in local action. Bernard P. Bond this morning supervised the shipment of many of his charges to Monmouth Park for a New Jersey campaign. Included in the shipment were Treat, Bunny Hug, Jungle Feast, Straight, Black Al, Congo Kid, Digit; Dr. Himmy, Gambler, Grand Barter, The Dutchman and Mr. Jay. A. G. Vanderbilts Sweet Talk, who last raced in the Coaching Club American Oaks, is due to arrive tomorrow from New York to keep her engagement in Saturdays Delaware Oaks. Roberto, a Jeffords-bred son of Roman — Allez Vite, has been a gem of consistency since arriving from Florida this past spring. While competing against claimers ranging from ,500 to ,000, the eight-year-old gelding, who now races for the Putnam Stable, has started seven times, winning six of his engagements and fin- M ishing second on the other occasion.

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