Freezing At Louisville: Wintry Weather Too Much for Trainers and Their Horses.; E. F. Simms Hears Glowing Reports Regarding Leonardo II. and Bon Homme., Daily Racing Form, 1921-03-30


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FREEZING AT LOUISVILLE Wintry Weather Too Much for Trainers and Their Horses E F Simms Hears Glowing Re ¬ ports Regarding Leonardo II and Bon Homme LOUISVILLK Ky March 29 As the result of a drop of fortyseven degrees in the temperature in this locality the Douglas Park race track was frozen hard early this morning and it was 9 oclock before it thawed out sufficiently for horses to gallop over it This made it heavy and not many were out The Churchill Downs course showed little effect of the heavy rain and harrows were kept on it to prevent it from freezing The cold weather forced most of the trainers to remain indoors however Edward F Simms owner of Xalapa Farm Stable motored from his home near Paris Ky on a pleasure visit I have glowing reports regarding the condition of our Kentucky Derby candidates at Hot Springs Ark under the care of James Mc ¬ Clelland and Jim Patterson especially Leonardo II and Bon Hominc he said and if they continue to train well I feel as though J have an excellent chance to realize my lifelong ambition which is to win a Kentucky Derby One thing is certain regardless of how the coming Derby turns out and that is that I am going to continue breeding and if necessary buying horses until I do get one that wins it itMr Mr Simms further said that he had received Coid from trainer Will Wulluew it Ilavrw In Grace to the effect that the recent report that hi horses are sick was erroneous as excellent health prevails among them themAl Al Woodman trainer of the M Dattner stable who has been confined to his bed all winter with a broken leg sustained by being run over by an automobile here during the last autumn meeting was an arrival from his home in St Louis He is able to get about on crutches crutchesTwo Two foals arrived at Thomas M Murphys farm just outside this city yesterday One is a buy colt by Golden Maxim Yankee Tree brother to United Verdi and the other a chestnut colt by Boots andt Saddle Rustic Lass The latter mare was obtained by Murphy at the Corrigan McKinney dispersal sale and this is her first foal foalFrank Frank E Brown and G II Keene were among the arrivals from Hot Springs Keeue proceeded to Lexington where Ids horses are in training trainingCol Col V E Applegate came from Cincinnati where lie spent the winter He lias quite u few horses in Kay Spences stables including Ginger and Jack Hare Jr The latter is galloping in fine style styleJockey Jockey Mack Garner returned today from a visit to Latonia LatoniaJockey Jockey Qualler Lilly was slightly injured about the head and body last midnight when an auto ¬ mobile which he was driving swerved into the massive Confederate monument on South Third Street The car which belonged to J L Paul was almost completely demolished demolishedGeneral General manager Matt J Winn of the Kentucky Jockey Club intends to spend several days here going over the details in connection with the com ¬ ing racing season with resident manager Charles F G Grainger and acting secretary Wm II Shelley

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