Lincoln Fields Notebook, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-09


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♦ i Lincoln Fields Notebook By J. J. MURPHY HAWTHORNE, Cicero, HI., June 7.— Patrons of racing at Arlington Park are to see some of the best of the California two- year-olds in action during the coming meeting. The juvenile stars are in the stable of Rex Ellsworth and are trained by "Mike" Tenney. Tenney was a visitor at Hawthorne today, introducinc his new apprentice, John Burton, to the stewards. Burton, who had his fi?st mount east of the Continental divide here Saturday,, is an 18-year-old from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, who rode his first winner, aboard Ellsworths Lead Bye at Santa Anita, February 23. Since that time he has plied his chosen vocation at that track and Caliente, and has compiled a score of 13 winners. The lad started in with the Ellsworth Stable as a 15-year-old; so it is obvious he has had thorough schooling in the ways of racing. The majority of the Ellsworth juvenile runners are by the imported stallion Khaled, of whom reams have been written in magazines and the public prints. Fleet Khal, a filly out of Flitting Feet, and therefore a half sister of the Prairie State Stakes winner, Flitting Past, started off the winning procession at Santa Anita, then Time to Khal finished second to Alfred Vanderbilts Stakes miss, Kitchen Maid; then came Boo Who, out of the stakes mare, Flying Choice and others. Flitting Past, who defeated Hill Gail in the Prairie State Stakes, is on the job. Tenney had a Pere Time two-year-old in the shipment, but that one got loose in a car while being transported and fell out of the door with the train going 60 miles an hour. A coughing epidemic has hit the horse .colony at Hawthorne, with two-year-olds being most affected. Among the young runners incapacitated by the ailment are Mimi Mine, who was withdrawn from the Miss America Stakes, and the highly regarded Mr. Good, a recent winner here Jockey L. C. Cook and Willie Lee Johnson left for Detroit after riding in the Miss America Stakes. . .Jockey Steve Brooks will journey to his Dallas home after the running of the Belmont, and will report back to Hawthorne next Thursday. . .Andy B. W. and other horses owned by L. Aarons and B. Hokins, will henceforth perform under the nom de course of the, Red and Green Stable. The name was selected by trainer Bee Weil due to the fact that red and green are the stable colors. Nice Going, Ike. Hokins interest in the stable has been transferred to Maurice Block. The speedy Johns Joy, one of the best sprinters to make an appearance in these parts in several seasons, is apparently well on his way to becoming a successful sire. The six-year-old son of Bull Dog is standing at Charlie Kenneys farm in Kentucky, and owner J. A. Kinard reports that he has been mated with 32 mares. Johns Joy won the Myrtlewood Handicap at Arlington Park last summer, running six furlongs in 1:09%. He also won the Drexel Handicap at Washington Park and the Churchill Downs Handicap. . .Mrs. Josephine Morton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Collins Continued on Page Forty-One Lincoln Fields Notebook By J. J. MURPHY Continued from Page Three and business agent for the Collins stable, came in from Detroit to see Biddy Jane in action in the Miss America Stakes . . . Trainer Elmer Kalensky reports that B. W. Landys recent purchase, Red Speed, has been acting well since his arrival here from California, and will make his first start in the Primer Stakes at Arlington. . .The four-year-old Robust, who won a claiming race here Friday, holds the four and one-half furlongs record at Churchill Downs and is co-holder with Miss Jato of the five-furlong mark at the same course. Vasco Parke, who hears from his brother-trainer Monte Parke quite often, reports the latter is enthused over the Count Speed twp-year-olds he is training for John D. Hertz in California. Is of the opinion that a champion or near-champion may be in the lot. Monte will not be in Chicago this year, or neither will brother Burley, who is retired to his ranch in California, but brother Ivan will be on the job at Arlington with the horses of Fred W. Hooper... Our Hawthorne piscatorial expert reports the catfish in the infield lake have had a good winter and spring, and Joe Agrella, king of the press box anglers, has hopes of landing a six-incher in the first fishing soiree of the season... Tom Carey, who does some quartrebacking for the Notre" Dame football eleven, is employed part time at the track. His father, Bob Carey, is managing director of Hawthorne. . . Peter J. ODonnell, Lincoln Fields head man, received quite a shock when he awoke from a nap to discover a horse tethered on his front porch. "Horse owners cant do this to me," screamed Peter. However, he soon discovered it was a saddle pony his daughter had borrowed from a friend. Ivan Thomas, Arlington and Washington racing secretary, visited here this morning. He recently returned from an eastern jaunt where he interviewed many horsemen. About 200 horses are stabled at Arlington Park with many more to come... After having had the sprinter Starecase for less than 24 hours, William Hal Bishop, the old hoss trader, sold him to Mrs. R. L. Reineman. Larry Thompson will train... Jockey Palmer Domenico, who has been ailing, will be back in action Monday. . .Frederic Crafton is registering horses for the Arlington meeting. He has over 100 registrations from this track. . .Joseph Kohout and Dr. H. W. Lindy, HBPA representatives, flew to New York today, Saturday, to attend the executive meeting of the organization in that city tomorrow.

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