Havre De Grace Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1935-04-23


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HAVRE DE GRACE NOTES j . -s Elmer Trueman, who trains the horses of Ral Parr, Howard Bruce, Mrs. L. A. Livingston and others, states he has taken over Felix Spatolas string, which includes the speedy Wise Prince. Boys around the Brookmeade Stable barn say Psychic Bid and Young Natiye are the best three-year-olds that "Tenhy Bob" Smith is training. The kids say there is little to choose between these Derby eligibles. A representative of the Brookmeade Stable and Johnny Gilbert, contract rider for the Glen Riddle Farms string, discussed a contract Monday. Gilberts contract with Riddle runs out next month, and he will likely sign with the Brookmeade Stable. George Conway, who trains the Glen Riddle Stable, says he will hate to lose Gilbert. The last named said Saturday morning that there wasnt any truth to the report that he was married to Don Meades sister. However, Johnny did admit he was keeping company with the charming young miss, who is here to see the silent Syrian perform. E. K. Bryson of Baltimore sold the two-year-old Canrock at private terms to A. C. Compton of California, whose horses are trained by Guy Bedwell of Savage, Md. Tommy Rodrock arrived at Pimlico with Mrs. Katherine Elkins Hitts string, which he wintered in Virginia. J. Bowes Bond of Baltimore plans to ship to Hagerstown for the ten-day meeting beginning May 21. Bond will later move to Charles Town, W Va., for the thirty-two day racing beginning May 29. Mort Mahony, pari-mutuel manager at Pimlico, plans to set aside forty windows for "Daily Double" players during the twelve-day sport beginning April 29. Walter E. OHara, owner of the Narra-gansett Park, R. I., track, was a visitor. He is making an effort to have A. G. Vanderbilts worlds record holder, Discovery participate in his 5,000 Special this summer. S. J. Holloway, with ten jumpers which race for Gwladys Whitney, arrived at Pimlico in splendid condition, according to advices from that course. Silvio Coucci, who. won the Chesapeake with Plat Eye, returned to New York Sunday. Nineteen racers that embrace the Mrs. M. J. and Miss L. C. White stable will be shipped to Rockingham Park at the conclusion of the Havre de Grace meeting to await the opening of that meeting. The shipment will be in charge of trainer J. Gorga. William J. Norton, who is handling a division of the Mrs. J. H. Whitney stable in Maryland, has brought the good sprinter Hows Chances back to racing condition after the colt was administered poison during the Bowie meeting. Pat Nash and his son, Tom, owners of the Shandon Farm Stable, arrived here from Chicago. They will inspect the Shandon horses here under the care of J. J. Greely. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitneys Today, chief hope of the young eastern sportsman for Kentucky Derby and Wood Memorial honors, worked an impressive mile in 1:40 easily at Havre de Grace Monday afternoon. With "Sonny" Workman standing up in the saddle all the way, the bay son of Whichone was clocked in :24, :48, 1:14, 1:40, and galloped out an extra furlong in 1:57. New York fans expect to see Today start in the mile and seventy yards Wood Memorial Saturday, but Charles J. McLennan, Havre racing secretary, states that trainer Tom Healey notified him that the colt might remain here for a mile and seventy yards test in the Calvert Purse the same day. Mrs. William Lancaster, wife of the head of the well known Maryland track policing organization, died at her home in Baltimore Sunday.

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