Illinois Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-16


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Illinois Notes HAWTHORNE, Cicero, HI., May 15. Mr. and Mrs. Ghent B. Holman, thoroughbred owners from Mt. Vernon, HI., were in attendance for Thursdays program. The Holmans made the journey to watch their two-year-old, Mandys First, perform on the afternoons card. Jockey James Breckons will depart- Friday evening for Churchill Downs where he has been engaged to ride the three-year-old, Lot-A-Brass, at the Derby course Sat urday. Breckons was contracted by train-er_C. C. Norman. Dave Sodders shipped Tree Top, Froth, and Banchory to Fairmount Park. The trio is owned by Everett Lowrance and during the Collinsville campaign will be prepped by R. Posey. Frank T. Miller, custodian of the local riders colony, reported that 56 jockeys are now registered. Several others reinsmen are expected to arrive following the close of Churchill Downs Saturday. Capt. Bud, Capt. Joe, and Jackie Pat, owned by the Capital B Farm and trained by A. J. Plack, were recent arrivals from Churchill Downs. The modest unit was bedded down at Hawthorne. Doug Davis, Jr., master of the High Hope Farm, situated near Lexington, Ky., departed for his Blue Grass residence. Plans are for him to return here later in the meeting. Ike Weil, trainer of the good four-year-old, Andy B. W., made known that he has engaged jockey Wendell Eads to handle his star in Saturdays Steger Handicap. Andy B. W. is owned by the partnership of Aarons and Hokin.

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