Illinois News and Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-25


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Illinois News and Notes ARLINGTON at Washington Park, Homewood, 111., June 24. General J. Fred Miles, owner and member of the Kentucky State Racing Commission, and Joseph B. Hardwick, arrived from Rochester, Minn., where they have been undergoing treatment at the Mayo Hospital, for a few days of racing before proceeding to Louisville. John Swisher, general manager of the Jockeys Guild, who has been at Washington Park since the opening of the Arlington meeting, departed for New York and from there he will proceed to Suffolk Downs. T. P. Fleming, whose horses are stabled at Fairmount Park, was rejected by the Army. He took his examination in Chicago yesterday and returned to the Col-linsville track today. Willie McCadden, one of the leading riders at Fairmount Park, has made arrangements to l«*ave tonight for Toledo to participate in the 19-day meeting of the Toledo Jockey Club. Technician is being prepped for the Rolling Lawn Handicap, to be run over the grass course on Thursday, July 1, and jockey Frank Chojnacki has been engaged to ride him. Jockey F. A. Smith has been engaged to ride Lazy F Ranchs Cocopet in the Lassie Stakes; Best Seller in the Equipoise Mile and Miss Dogwood in the Cinderella Handicap. James Emerys Busy Josie, who pulled up lame after filling her engagement in the third race yesterday, will be retired to the stud. Expected momentarily from his Baltimore home is Grant Thorn, who has a division of his stable here in charge of Calvin P. "Slim" Winfrey. Having been rejected by the Army, jockey W. Lowe returned from New York. It was the second time the boy failed to pass his physical. Jud Ault announced that jockey G. Burns has been engaged to ride Woof Woof in Saturdays renewal of the Equipoise Mile. Otto Bagley, whose horses are quartered at Lincoln Fields, was called to St. Louis on business. He expects to return for Saturdays racing. Lt. William Scully, en route from Cali- fornia to a new post in Alabama stopped off at Washington Park today to visit James P. Gruber, a brother-in-law. ♦ FAIRMOUNT PARK, Collinsville, 111., June 24. When Easy Quero won the fourth race at Fairmount Park, Wednesday, that two-year-olds victory placed trainer William Hinphy in a tie with C. C. Kranz for leading trainer honors. Helens Boy, formerly trained by William Hinphy, has been turned over to P. E. Simmons to condition. The horse is owned by H. A. Neal. Jockey Herb Chinn departed today for Toledo, Ohio.

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