Aurora Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1928-05-16


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AURORA TURF NOTES ] 4 — g . AURORA, 111., May 15. A claim resulted in the seventh race Monday, E. E. Major securing Tom Byrne from Mrs. W. J. Hayes at a cost of ,500. H. McGee sold the plater Caleb Hope to Ik F. Oleary at private sale. The entry of the Joliet Stables mare Freya has been ordered refused at Exposition Park by the stewards owing to her bad post behavior in her races. Condition books covering the seven days, extending from May 17 to May 24, were distributed among horsemen here today. They are the third issue of the book during the meeting. The stewards issued notice to jockeys and trainers that the use of spurs will only be permitted in the event that blunt ones are employed. Sharp spurs will not be practicable and, if used, suspension for the jockey Involved will result. The horses Cherry Picker and Devil Girl, the property ot S. Godfrey, arrived at Expo- .■-ition Park from Columbus and were put in quarters here. Ben Carroll has been appointed agent for L. V. Bellew, Sr., and will handle jockey Buron Rays book. Ray rides for the J. C. Ellis and L. V. Bellew stables and can do 106 pounds. The stewards gave trainer C. Houbre permission to scratch the two-year-old filly Trompe of Dawn from the second rare. Trompe of Dawn developed a fever after the usual scratch time. John Carey, racing secretary of the Ak-Sar-Ben Exposition Company of Omaha, Neb., left for Omaha Tuesday night. Carey expects that approximately 225 horses now racing at Aurora will be campaigned at the Omaha meeting and that about 150 horses will be shipped there from Columbus and Hamilton, Ohio.

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