Calumet Farm to Race 44 Head at Hollywood: Marks First Summer That Entire Stable Will Stay in California, Daily Racing Form, 1954-05-08


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Calumet Farm to Race 44 Head at Hollywood HollywoodMarks Marks First Summer That Entire Stable Will Stay in California CaliforniaHOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD PARK Ihglewood Calif May 7 Stalls for the entire 44horse stable of Calumet Farm have been reserved for the 1954 season at Hollywood Park opening Friday May 14 it was announced today This will mark the first time the complete Calumetstable has raced at Hollypark since the powerful Lexington Ky contin ¬ gent started invading the West For the past three years Calumet has divided its stringy sending part of the contingent to the East and keeping the rest of the stable on the West Coast but trainer H A Jimmy Jones already has 30 head bedded down at the Inglewood track and plans to ship in the remainder of his 44 charges later this week weekThe The Calumets will be headed by Mark YeWell who won the Santa Anita Handi ¬ cap and Maturity in 1953 and accounted for the San Marcos and San Antonio Handi ¬ caps at Arcadia this year yearMarkYeWell MarkYeWell who had been assigned topweight of 130 pounds for the last run ¬ ning of the Santa Anita Handicap missed the race because of slight injury but he has never been out of training and is ex ¬ pected to return to the races better than ever at Hollywood Park At Hollypark MarkYeWell will be joined in the handi ¬ cap division by Fleet Bird worlds record holder for a mile and threesixteenths who won the Argonaut Handicap at Inglewood last year Fleet Bird recently returned to action after suffering an injury following his record victory in the Golden Gate Handicap last fall fallDixie Dixie Lad Chanlea and Lap Full all stakes winners are already at Inglewood and will be top contenders for the tracks many stakes for the older stars Chanlea won the Santa Anita Derby in 1953 while Lap Full is a Del Mar Debutante winner winnerThe The stables 3 yearold division includes Arrogate Dukes Lea and Scotsmans Bond in the colt class and the fleet Miz Clemen time in the filly ranks Arrogate won the 2yearold championship at Hollypark last summer when he captured the 50000 added Starlet Stakes to climax a campaign in which he won four in a row including the Cabrillo Stakes Miz Clementine a full sis ¬ ter to the mighty Two Lea who won the 1952 100000 Hollywood Gold Cup an ¬ nexed the Pollyana Stakes last summer She recently returned to action at Bay Mead ¬ ows where she won at six furlongs in 109 onefifth second off the track record recordLeading Leading the promising Calumet 2 year old band is Trentonian a recent winner at Bay Meadows where he established a new track standard of 58 seconds for five furlongs In three seasons at Hollywood Park Cal ¬ umet has captured the moneywinning title each year setting a record in 1952 with total earnings of 333425

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