Horses from New Orleans: Five Stables, Numbering Forty-Four Head, at Lexington., Daily Racing Form, 1927-04-05


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HORSES FROM NEW ORLEANS • Five Stables, Numbering Forty-Four Head, at Lexington. • Several Derby Candidates Work Well— Funeral Services at Paris, Ky., for James W. Ferguson. • LEXINGTON. Ky., April 4.— Five stables, comprising forty-four horses, arrived here this morning from New Orleans and are quartered at the Kentucky Association track. The horses belong to George Collins, fifteen ; Clyde Van Dusen, twelve; K. S. Cleveland, ten ; S. J. Kelley, four ; Dr. J. T. Brown, three. Van Dusen sent fourteen horses to Louisville. They are not ready to race and are in charge of Harry Saladin. Frank J. Kelleys Kentucky Derby candidate, Bonaire, which is trained by C. C. Van Meter, this morning worked three-quarters alone in 1 :14%, galloping out the mile in 1 :42%. Rolled Stocking, working with Percentage, went three-quarters in 1 M% and the mile, eased up. in 1 :44%. Mary Jane and Mary Helen, Oaks candidates, worked handily three-quarters each ; the former in 1 :16V5 and the latter in 1:18%. The burial of James W. Ferguson, 54, at Paris, Ky., this pfternoon, was largely attended by breede.-s, horsemen and other friends of the deceased trainer. Ferguson was stricken with appendicitis and there was a second operation. He died Saturday night in a local hospital. He was training a string of horses at the local track, the disposition of which will be determined by his family in a day or two. Joseph McKee Madden, youngest son of John EL Madden, master of Hamburg Place, is soon to be married to Miss Ruth Havey Rovane, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Rovane, Sr. of Keokuk, Iowa. Joe Madden has been a resident of Keokuk since he became president of the Hubinjfer Brothers Company at that point. Assistant starter Hugh Gilmore arrived today from New Orleans and put up a barrier for the schooling of horses at the local track. William Dondas was here today en route to Louisville. He has arranged to send My Kva and a couple of two-year-olds here from Latonia to race. A. — .

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