Pimlico Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1933-05-10


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f PIMLIC0 TURF NOTES | *— — — t H. E. Bester, president of the Hagerstown Fair, was a visitor. He is here to confer with Mortimer Mahoney and Edward Bren-nan regarding plans for their meeting, which opens immediately following the close of the Bowie meeting. Condition books for the Bowie meeting were distributed among the horsemen. Secretary McLennan has compiled conditions that suit the class of horses which will participate in the meeting, and many who had planned to ship to New York have decided to remain over and finish out the season in Maryland. The sickness so prevalent at Havre de Grace has prevented the shipment of the Glen Riddle horses to Pimlico. The Green-tree Stable had also intended taking an active part in the Pimlico sport, but sickness kept the horses at Havre de Grace. Edward R. Bradleys string is another that has suffered greatly by reason of the epidemic. Elmer Trueman, the Maryland trainer, who had such success at the Havre de Grace meeting, has reported a deal of sickness in his stable. Both Ilchester and Acautaw are down with fever and others of the string are ailing. Many trainers have complained that most of the Pimlico sickness has come from Havre de Grace horses that are shipped over for engagements and have spread the contagion. It has been suggested that a quarantine be declared against that track for the time being. Peter Claussen has reported a colt foal at his farm by Sir Greysteel— Port Harlem. Jockey H. Knessi has left for New York to report to his contract employer J. Coburn. Byron Harris, a former steeplechase rider, has shipped in two two-year-olds from Fredericksburg, Va., for racing at the meeting. Jockeys Roderick and Terry Wilson departed for Canada. The latter plans to ride on the Canadian circuit. J. B. Campbell, who is leaving for Toronto at the conclusion of the meeting, will return to Maryland at the conclusion of the Woodbine meeting and pinch hit for Johnny Turner, who will be at Thorncliffe, filling his duties as racing secretary. William Irvir.e has planned to split the S. W. Labrot stable at the conclusion of the Bowie meeting. Fifteen of the horses will be shipped to Canada and the remainder to Arlington Park. . Trainer P. E. Fitzgerald announced the arrival at S. W. Labrota Holly Beach Farm of I a fine looking colt by Flying Ebony — Me- moria. The latter, which Is the property of Frank Hayes, mayor of Waterbury, Conn., has foaled four colts in the last four years. Three of them by Canter, are full brothers. The mare will be mated to Happy Time. Reports from the home of R. A. Smith on Long Island are that he is progressing favorably. Besides a broken nose, his injuries consisted of three fractured ribs and collar bone. R. Crawford has taken over Broom Ayr and a two-year-old by Don the Fourth — Javalin to train for Mrs. F. A. Clark. The W. R. Coe stallion Polymelian was shipped to Maryland in the same car with Ladysman and other of the Derby colts that returned from Kentucky. Upon his arrival he was sent out to the Sagamore Farm in the Green Spring Valley, where he will be bred to several mares, the property of Mrs. Amory. The Spar will be one of the mares that Polymelian will be mated to. The horse will be shipped back to Kentucky in about three weeks. Mr. and Mrs. John Hertz, whose horses are in charge of Frank Hackett, have returned to Chicago. The recent charity programs of the Maryland Jockey Club netted the states unemployed the sum of 1,600, according to secretary Matthias L. Daiger. The late "Buddy" Hanford has a kid brother who will likely be placed under Roscoe Goose of Louisville, Ky. Goose, former rider, has developed a number of star riders in recent years. Dick Pending, track superintendent at Bowie, was a visitor. He reports everything ship-shape at the Prince Georges County track. Horsemen, who plan to race at Bowie, should notify Pending at once so that he can allot them stalls. Matthias L. Daiger, secretary of the Maryland Jockey Club, has arranged to have the forty-third renewal of the 5,000 Preakness on Saturday broadcast over both the National and Columbia systems. Clemmie McCarthy, who has been at the "mike" in previous runnings of the Preakness and -who returned here today from Churchill Downs, where he gave a vivid impression of the Derby, will be the Nationals representative. Bryan Field will do the broadcasting for the Columbia system, which will make its debut inside this historic course. In previous years the Columbia had to broadcast from outside the track. Governor Albert C. Ritchie, as has been the custom in recent years, will present the historic woodlawn vase to the owner of the Preakness winner. Hacky H, Mecat and Chatwater, are the latest additions to the schooling list.

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