Turf Notes from Bowie, Daily Racing Form, 1927-04-05


view raw text

i — 3 TURF NOTES FROM BOWIE f BOWIE. Md.. April 4. Steve Billings, who acted as paddock judge at Miami, was among the arrivals. Scorcher earned the doubtful honor of being number one on starter James Miltons schooling list, due to his persistency at the barrier in the second race Saturday. The Club Special, conducted by Stuart I-ayton. provided a very comfortable medium of travel for Baltimoreans. This train leaves the W. B. and A. terminal at 1 p. m. daily and returns immediately after the last race. It is a deluxe train and its capacity is limited to the ntimher of seats available. Trainer Mose Shapoff and 1. B. Draun. of Chicago, were among the arrivals. Shapoff shipped the Draun string from Miami to Lexington and reports that they are all going well while being freshened up for the Kentucky campaign. After Ebuford ran true to form by propping at the start of the fourth race h« was consigned to the schooling list. After schooling, the largest number of juveniles that has ever faced a Benning barrier, assistant starter Ed Welter concluded his morning class there Sunday. Within the next few days Bob Friend. Welters co-worker will be on hand at Havre de Grace daily to school the juveniles there. During the middle of the Harford County meeting Welter will open his class at Pimlico. James F. OHara, general manager of the Bowie track, although ill at his home, let it be known that a gold medal will be awarded to the jockey piloting the greatest number of winners during the meeting. Trainer Bernard Solly will ship his string of three to Jamaica at the conclusion of this meeting. Jockey William Obert left for New York upon receipt of orders from trainer Frank Bray to report for duty. Trainer Andrew Kelley detrained from Tijuana and proceeded to Jamaica by motor. His string, with that of William Daniel, was shipped from the Mexican course and is due to unload at the Long Island headquarters tomorrow. Jockey Grayson Philpot arrived from Tijuana and placed himself under the wing of owner-trainer Andrew Schuttinger, for whom he will ride throughout the eastern season. Ihilpot rode with considerable success at the Lower California course and will find demand for his services here since he can ride at 100 pounds. Jockey C. Lang will report to trainer John Schorr of the E. B. McLean Stable when that establishment is shipped from I.enning to Havre de Grace next week. Ling is under contract to the W-3hington publishers stable for the year.

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1920s/drf1927040501/drf1927040501_6_2
Local Identifier: drf1927040501_6_2
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800