Washington Park Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1933-05-26


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WASHINGTON PARK NOTES -$ -4 With the arrival of five horses from Kentucky, J. O. Keene has a stable of fourteen for racing in the Chicago district. The older horses are Don Romiro, Salut D Amour, Lonesome Pine and Blue Emperor. The two-year-olds are Disaster, Blue Crown, Volo, Chagrin, Phalarope, Donna Bettina, Donna Barona, San Lou, Cuirassier and Vivid. Disaster is a half brother of Jean Valjean, which now stands at Mr. Keenes Keeneland Stud, while Blue Crown is a half brother to Battleship Grey. Cuirassier is a half brother to Retort. The Keeneland Stud Stable is in charge of J. P. "Ebelhardt, who in addition to training the Keene horses, has the useful filly Gift of Roses to carry his own colors. Five old horses and ten two-year-olds comprise the Wood F". Axton stable which Wayne Lewis has at Washington Park. The old horses include Anita Ormont, Broom-shot, Monks Star, Pretty Monk and Monks First. The juveniles bred at Mr. Axtons Wildwood Farm, near Louisville, are Witches Night, Beech Tree, Bay Servant, Social Service, Struggle, Chica, Two Sons, Bank Clerk, Mont Mary and Jigapoo. A majority of the old horses were turned out during the winter at Wildwood Farm, where the juveniles with few exceptions received their early preparation. Lewis, who campaigned a large stable for owner Axton on the West Coast last winter, took over those that were trained at the farm upon his arrival at Louisville from Tanforan. Apprentice Stanley Vail is under contract to the Axton stable. Jockey B. Matt, the Montana youth, who is one of the few of Indian origin to enter the riders ranks, accepted his first mounts of the meeting on Cold Check and Yonkel in the fourth and fifth races this afternoon. Matt recently signed with the A. Bar-telstein stable. Hilena, crack three-year-old filly in the Audley Farm Stable, breezed a mile and one-eighth in 1:59 at Lincoln Fields this morning. For the first mile she was accompanied by French Knight. She covered the quarter in :23, half mile in :48, three-quarters in 1:17. and the mile in 1:46. A stakes winner her last season, Hilena is a real threat for three-year-old filly honors. J. H. Stotler, with the main division of the W. R. Coe establishment, may leave the East next week, arriving several days before the American Derby, in which the stable will be represented by Ladysman. Should the entire stable accompany the American Derby colt, the Coe colors frequently would be seen during the closing week of the Washington Park season, and the two weeks of the Lincoln Fields spring meeting. Johnny Gilbert, who rode Charley O. to victory in the Florida Derby, has been signed to ride the brother of Mike Hall in the American Derby. Trainer J. T. Taylor, this afternoon, announced that Gilbert had agreed to come West for the mount. Mrs. J. H. McCoole intends disposing of the three horses she has in training. They are Copley Square, Bostonian Gal and Soothing. The division of the E. R. Bradley stable trained by William Hurley, is leaving Bowie for Washington Park Sunday. About the same time eight head which H. J. Thompson left at Louisville will arrive here. Hurleys unit comprises eighteen head and the seven Bradley racers D. T. Hisle brought here from Churchill Downs several days ago will be taken over by Hurley upon arrival. Laffoon and Yeisers Flying Cadet suffered a severe injury to one of his quarters in his last race and the injury no doubt had much to do with his disappointing effort. Jockey Gilbert Elston, here with the Whit-ney-Goldblatt stable, wll have his first mounts of the meeting on Saturday. Bob Bowers, who makes Elstons engagements, has been here for several days. The horses Jimmy Moran, Angkor and Mag-nifico were sent to Latonia by M. Goldblatt. The Northway Stable of Norman W. Church arrived at Lincoln Fields from California Thursday afternoon.

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