Lincoln Fields Notebook: Hasty Road Will Confine Activities to Chicago Tracks next Few Months, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-08


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; Lincoln Fields Notebook Hasty Road Will Confine Activities To Chicago Tracks Next Few Months Bv J. J. MURPHY 1 LINCOLN FIELDS, Crete, 111., June 7. If, during the next couple of months, Hasty Road is to meet any of the eastern leaders in the three-year-old division, he will do so on his "home grounds." The strapping son of Roman is back in the - Chicago area where he won his very first race, and owners Mr. and Mrs. Alhe Reuben, of1 Toledo, have been reported as stating trTat he will remain until the conclusion of the coordinated Arlington-Washington Park sessions. Hasty Road is bedded dow at Washington Park, where he will do his preliminary training before being shifted to Arlington. the next track on the Chicago circuit to get under way. His first engagement may be in the seven-furlong Warren -Wright Memorial, June 26, and that will lead up to the Arlington Classic, July 17. Queen Hopeful, who accompanied Hasty Road here, will likely start in the one mile, Cleopatra Handicap, July 3. Others arriving with the star colt and filly "were Mister Black and Inseparable. Plans are not so definite for the stable jockey, Johnny Adams. It may be that Adams will go east to accept a mount in the Belmont Stakes. Now that Willie Shoemaker has been suspended for five days at Hollywood Park, he will not be eligible for the affair, and it could be that Adams would bob up as the pilot for the California -bred Correlation, if the latter goes. Jockey Ken Church will fly to New York to ride Lillal in the Top Flight Handicap at Belmont Park Wednesday. He won Garden States Colonial Handicap with the filly. Church will be back at Lincoln Fields Thursday . . . Jockey Bobby Permane suffered an injured leg on one of his Saturday mounts and canceled his engagements for Monday . . . Trainer Harold O. Simmons, assumed charge of 18 horses for J. Leslie Younghusband, who races, under the nom de course of the Valley View Farm stable. Simmons will attend the coming sales in New York with owner Younghusband, and they hope to add to the stable . . . Robert Carey, head of Hawthorne, is a frequent visitor at Lincoln Fields ... Do you realize that 40 years ago last Wednesday a heat wave that took 40 lives hit Chicago? Accounts of the day read, " It is beyond anything the U. S. A. has ever experienced." AAA Coleman Kelly, the Irish breeding expert, was telling us that despite the victory of Never Say Die. in the Epsom Derby, he believes a colt named Barton Street to be the best three-year-old in England. Barton Street is by Watling Street, an Epsom Derby winner, who was imported to this country by A. B. Hancock and died last year. Kelly adds that Never Say Die is built along the lines of Pinza, who won the English three-year-old classic last year . . . Among the press box visitors Saturday were Gayle Hayes, of the San Antonio, Texas, Express, and Douglas Campbell, public relations director of the Pure Oil Co. William J. King, executive vice-president of Wilson Sporting. Goods Co., and Mrs. King were among those present . . . According to trainer Ralpti Bohn, the two-year-old Ramble, owned by Joseph Kohout, bucked his shins in his last race and out of action for a couple, of weeks . . . About 300 members of the National Housekeepers Association were present Saturday. Hi, girls, did you clean up? AAA Frank Carra, the Wheeling Downs steward who is passing out stall application blanks for that track, which opens a 61-. day meeting July 4, was, in "the old days, known as the iron man of Harry Morris-seys starting crew. That was before the era of the gate, and the starts were made by releasing a webbing strung across the track. Carra, an assistant starter, was Continued on Page Forty-two Lincoln Fields Notebook By J. J. MURPHY Continued from Page Three caught between two horses and carried a sixteenth of a mile before releasing himself. He arose without having suffered a scratch, dusted himself off, and apologized to Morrissey for having interfered with the start. . . . Jockey agent Walter Haljean, who is making the engagements of Willie Cox at this meeting, is happy with the manner in which the lad is riding, and predicts fine things for him. Cox was an apprentice development of J. D. Mikel, who has brought out a number of capable riders. AAA C. TJ. Yeager, Denver owner who raced Parasang, Corona Corona and others in the Chicago area a number of years ago, was an arrival with Fixed Star and Big Hearted. He has engaged Alfonse Schwartz, who handled his horses in the "old days," as his trainer. Corona Corona and Parasang are now standing at stud in Illinois. . . . A number of the boys chipped in and. purchased a TV set and an air-conditioner for injured jockey Herb Cavalier. Jockey John Heckmann took them to New Orleans Saturday night to present them to Cavalier, who is in a hospital in the Crescent City. . . . Trainee Del Carroll reports that Cavalier is due to undergo an operation today.

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