Curly Brown Solved Muddy Track Problem With Sheep, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-10


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Curly Brown Solved Muddy Track Problem With Sheep SheepMilton Milton Rieseri trainer of the Louisiana Derby winner Federal Hill was explaining that his charge ran much better in mud But he added with todays fastdrying strips sun and warm breezes and harrows real muddy tracks are a thing of the past Nowadays trackmen dont have to resort to such tricks as was once tried by Curly Brown in Cuba Curly or H D Brown was once almost stumped by a week of hard rain that had made the course a bowl of gumbo Finally he hit upon an idea His henchmen were dispatched around the countryside to buy lease or borrow all the sheep available Ac ¬ companied by a clamor to be heard for miles around the sheep baabaaed their way into the grounds and were herded onto the track Their constant milling around and around the course squeezed the water from the oval and made it fast for post time

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