Michigan Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-19


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Michigan Notes DETROIT, Mich., June 18. H. D. Walker, son of owner-trainer H. D. Walker, who has a string of horses racing here arrived from Indiana, where he recently completed his studies at Purdue University. Young Walker, presently a mem ber of the armed forces, will spend a few days here before proceeding to Miami, Fla. Louis "Apples" Taber, well-known docker, is at the Fair Grounds and stated that he intends to remain in the Motor City for the entire 1943 racing season. Cy Miller arrived from Miami and began his duties as masseur and physical director of the jockeys room in cooperation with Edward Ballinger, custodian. Miller will supervise the use of the reducing cabinet which was installed this spring for the convenience of riders here. Apprentice Bobby Wright stated today . that he rejoined his former contract employer, E. Wyatt. Wright rode the early part of the meeting for C. J. Edwards. Former jockey Charles James left today for Manhattan Beach, Long Island, as a member of the Coast Guard forces. R. E. Potts, acting for the Bomar Stable, sold Tiz Liz and Zip Zip to C. E. Buckley and the pair is to be shipped to Canada for campaigning. Willard Procter, who formerly acted as agent for jockey Paul Keiper, is at the Fair Grounds on a visit, enjoying a furlough from his duties with the armed forces at Fort Riley, Kansas. C. Hyde Smith, acting for the locally-owned Dearborn Stable, sold the two-year- old filly Dearborn Doll to Mrs. E. Gauger. Terms of the transaction were private. Racing secretary and handicapper Charles F. Henry released his third book of conditions to horsemen and the press on Thursday. The leaflet will cover the sport here from June 19 to July 3. R. E. Potts, representing the locally owned Bomar Stable, purchased the two-year-old filly Silk from the estate of hte late John Oliver Keene. Terms of the transaction were private, and Potts will condition the daughter of Grand Slam and Silk Stockings. E. Doumani purchased the plater Dream Boat from K. Marley at private terms. F. E. Fitzgerald, who handled the transaction, will continue to condition the racer.

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