Hooper String of Nine Arrives at Arlington: Ocean Drive and Three Promising Juveniles Brought In From East, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-16


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Hooper String of Nine Arrives at Arlington Ocean Drive and Three Promising Juveniles Brought In From East ARLINGTON PARK, Arlington Heights, HI., June 15.— Fred W. Hoopers stakes-winning Ocean Drive and eight other runners out of the • "Hooped-H" stable have checked in at Arlington Park to join over 400 other thoroughbreds already on the grounds. All are aiming at some of the rich prizes executive director Ben Lind-heimer has established for the 1951 campaigners. By the time Arlingtons 25th anniversary season gets under way Monday with the 5,000 Myrtlewood Handicap, most of Americas star racers will either be en route or bedded down at the northwest suburban plant. Among the Hoper stables first section of arrivals, under care of assistant trainer Charley Stevenson, were three promising two-year-olds — Count Galla, Col. Hoop and Royal Stream. Another arrival was J. P. Keezek with 14 head, including the challenging Abbe Sting, three-year-old candidate for the Arlington Classic, July 21, and the American Derby at Washington Park, August 18. Keezek said Abbe Sting probably would see action next Tuesday in a prep for the new three-year-old stake, the 0,000 Warren Wright Memorial, scheduled for Wednesday, June 27. Mrs. Ada L. Rices contingent of 25 thoroughbreds also signed in after a travel delay, with the handicap threat, Model Cadet, and two three-year-olds — Vincent X. F. and Pet Bully— topping the list. Both the latter also are nominees for the Wright Memorial. From the official Arlington family, Keene Daingerfield, one of three new stewards for the coordinated 67-day Arlington-Washington season, also checked in, with Teddy Cox and Aidan Roark reporting Monday. The general exodus from Washington Parks-Lincoln Fields session is expected to start late today. Already vanned over, among others, were Anyoldtime, Sir Bee Bum and Down de Lane, trained by D. C. Dobson for Wisconsinite William Peavey.

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