Tanforan Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1935-04-23


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1 TANFORAN TURF NOTES f : Q The good two-year-old Dunlin Lady,, the property of N. Evans, has been shipped to Chicago along with Lily May, winner of three straight races at Bay Meadows. The pair will be rested until the opening of the Chicago season. Hobnail, from the Geeanee Stable, has developed a quarter crack and will be absent from the races for some time. Ross Cooper reports that twenty-seven foals have arrived at Rancho San Luis Rey since the first of the year. Jockey F. Wilbourn, who has been absent from the saddle for some time, resumed riding abroad Rufle in the third race Saturday. Jockey Grover Williams, who has been riding successfully at Agua Caliente, will arrive Monday. He will ride for Geo. Pruett at the meeting. Williams was developed by Ruth Parton, the Washington horsewoman, and rode at Tanforan before. He figured in an accident at the San Bruno course a year ago when he suffered a broken leg in a fall, but this failed to halt his career. Judge George W. Schilling will be on the air every afternoon at 4:30 over K T A B. He will give a vivid word picture of the running of the featured race. Thomasville is reported training excellently at Bay Meadows and will be seen in action soon. The Percy M. Pike horses will be moved over to Tanforan within a few days. Part of - them are now stabled here. Tanforan entered its first full week of racing Monday afternoon under conditions a trifle better than those prevailing on opening day. Many of the holes that spotted the track Saturday had been repaired and the jockeys seemed to ride with more confidence. A brisk, cool wind was blowing, but the sun was shining and the afternoon was not unpleasant. Judge George Schilling read the riot act to the jockeys before the running of the first race Saturday and the effectiveness of his speech was reflected in their riding. Schilling, who made a flying trip to lower California to officiate at Agua Caliente Sunday, stated that he had indefinite suspended D. Dubois, who has been performing at that track, for foul riding and intimated that he was prepared to do likewise, with any jockey at Tanforan who deliberately interfered with another horse during the running of a race. Judge George W. Schilling, who returned from a flying trip to Agua Caliente over Sunday, reports that another large crowd celebrated Easter at that track. He states that plans have been made to hold another of the popular races for lady riders one week from Sunday. The affair will be a six-furlong handicap. Schilling states that "Hank" Mills, former leading rider of America, has applied for a license to ride at Caliente. , Starter Roy Dickerson was an arrival Monday from the Arlington Downs course. He made the trip by air, leaving Texas Sunday morning. Dickerson will do the starting at Tanforan. Eddie Thomas served in his absence on opening day. Dickersons crew of assistant starters will include Val Sulich, William Binn, Jim Thompson, Paul Young and John Bracken.

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