Balmoral Attracts Four Leading National Trainers: Wright, Bishop, Forrest, Molter Have Stables at Washington Park, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-09


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Balmoral Attracts Four LeadingNationalTrainers LeadingNationalTrainersWrighf Wrighf Bishop Forrest Molter Have Stables at Washington Park ParkHOMEWOOD HOMEWOOD 111 May 8 The nations four leading trainers of 1958 will be repre ¬ sented when Balmoral Jockey Club opens Monday at Washington Park aiming the best in their barns at the 4500000 purse distribution for the 97day coordinated BalmoralArlington Park Washington Park meeting meetingAfter After 48 days at Washington Park end ¬ ing July 5 the campaign will move north ¬ west to Arlington Park for 49 days from July 7 through Labor Day DayThe The nations No 1 trainer Vester R Tennessee Wright will be represented from the outset as will the runnerup William Hal Bishop and the Nos 3 and 4 in the standings Henry Forrest and Bill Molter MolterBishop Bishop and Forrest are already stabled at Washington Park the former with stall reservations for 53 horses the latter plan ¬ ning to race 42 Wright and Molter will arrive on the scene later but already have bedded down the vanguard of their exten ¬ sive stables stablesTwentythree Twentythree of Molters thoroughbreds thoroughbredsContinued Continued on Page Four YESTER R WRIGHT WILLfAM HAL BISHOP HENRY FORREST Nations Four Leading Trainers to Race At Balmoral Meet Opening on Monday Wright Bishop Forrest And Molter to Campaign at 97Day CoOrdinaied Meet MeetContinued Continued from Page One arrived Wednesday while 20 of Wrights are due in today Ultimately Molter will have around 40 thoroughbreds here while Wright will have about 45 45The The fact that these four top trainers plan to concentrate on the entire meeting beginning with the Balmoral spring phase is further assurance that the 1958 cam ¬ paign will be the most competitive in Chi ¬ cago racing history historyWright Wright national leader in wins the past two years lias been in Chicago before but never for a sustained campaign Molter second only to H A Jimmy Jones in total money won last year will be making his bow at a Balmoral meeting although he had his stars headed by Round Table here for the 1957 Washington Park meeting his first middle western invasion in io years yearsBishop Bishop of course is a native of Illinois back again at Balmoral whose spring meet ¬ ing of 1957 he missed after having led the trainers there in 1955 and 1956 Forrest is a familiar figure who has been at Balmoral in past seasons seasonsBy By Sunday more than 1200 thorough ¬ breds will be stabled at Washington Park with all stalls already allotted An overflow of some 500 at Crete barns will mean that more than 2000 horses will be on hand here for the Balmoral spring campaign campaignOpening Opening week at Balmoral will be marked by two stakes Mondays 15000 added Miss Chicago has drawn 41 twoyearold fillies but of greater import is the fact that 25 already have started and 13 of these have scored 23 firsts firstsOn On Saturday May 17 the 20000 added Modesty Handicap for jfillies and mares three years old and upward will have a high quality field including the California1 champion Market Basket owned by Mrs Connie Ring the fine Canadian filly Bill Beasleys Pink Velvet who won seven out of 15 stakes in 1957 and never was worse than third in eight Ellis Farms Little Pache Mrs Ada L Rices Beautillion and the Great Lakes Stables Ramadel winner of the recent Ashland Stakes at Keeneland where she defeated C V Whitneys Bug Brush and Fusilade Melody Mine Lori El Hasty Doll and others

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