Youth Would Punch Cows Mounted on Thoroughbred, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-29


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Youth Would Punch Cows Mounted on Thoroughbred ThoroughbredARLINGTON ARLINGTON Texas May 28 There is still lots of romance and fascination in the great open spaces of the Southwest ac ¬ cording to young Alvin Trail 17 of East St Louis Mo until recently an employe of the Blue Bird Stock Farm at Arlington Downs Young Trail who seems to pos ¬ sess the vivid imagination which must have been predominating among those early pio ¬ neers who ventured into the Southwest years ago decided after hearing some of the older boys in the stable relate stories of adventure on the cattle ranches around Fort Worth that he too would become a cowboy He made a slight mistake mistakeYoung Young Trail needed a horse and a saddle to becpme a cowboy At Blue Bird he saddled one of trainer Wilsons best two yearolds and hit the highway Fortu ¬ nately for the youngster and also for the Blue Bird owners as well as the horse young Trail did not get far The Arlington police chief Otto Cribb found him on the outskirts of the city While the crime of horsestealing is still a serious offense in the state of Texas the owners of Blue Bird were not too severe on the young adventurer Owing to the vigilance of trainer Wilson and officer Cribbr no harm was done the twoyearold thoroughbred

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