Illinois Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-04


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Illinois Notes FAIRMOUNT PARK, Collinsville, 111., June 3. Robert W. Rainey has taken over the training duties of Nell R. and Firstling, who were formerly trained by W. H. Fryar. A welcome addition to the stable area is the six-horse stable of J. D. Mikel which shipped in over the week-end. The Mikel stable came here from Chicago and consists of Chinese Yen, Viriita War, Irish Wash, Joggins, Roundeleer and Subjective. The horses are in charge of H. Baillie. Forrest Rooney, an official here at Fair-mount Park reports the engagement of his youngest son, Richard, to Miss Beverly Baldwin of LaGrange, HI. Richard Rooney is in the landscape business in LaGrange. The wedding is scheduled for this fall. J. W. Norwine sent the two horses, Ann Blitzen and Kate Blitzen, to a*iiearby farm to be turned out. i*. J. J. Klucina is playing host to his family which are visiting him this week. Both Mrs. Betty Klucina and their daughter will return to their home at Cicero, HI. this week. Haltermen have been rather quiet here during the first seven nights of racing as there has been only two claims registered. Luce Change went to the barn of W. J. Schmidt for ,600 and Hi Ante went to J. W. Norwine for ,500. A late arrival from the Chicago area was the stable of three, Tricky Deal, Atomic Energy and No Tick owned by J. Bollero. Trainer Ben Goodman is the trainer. Robert P. McAuliffe, steward representing the state of Illinois, motored to his home in Chicago over the week-end. McAuliffe was accompanied by his wife leleen and R. J. Hopton, assistant racing secretary and placing judge here at the Fair-mount meeting. The party returned Monr day.

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