Kentucky Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-07


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Kentucky Notes j CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, Ky., I June 6. Gray Dream and Waterloo, both owned by J. Warfield Rodgers of Memphis. Tenn., have a fine daughter, their first offspring. I Rodgers raced the youngsters sire and dam and he reports that Gray Dream was this season mated with 26 mares. Joe Molbert, one of the more successful jockeys at the Mexico City winter meeting just closed, arrived here Tuesday and will resume riding at once. He is unattached. Bond Buyer, a highly regarded three-year-old filly owned by Col. E. R. Bradley, has been taken out of training and will be turned out at her owners Idle Hour Farm. Robert Ross, who has been galloping and working the Derby candidate, Bymeabond, may be engaged to break yearlings for Col. Phil T. Chinn. The former jockey will remain in his present position until after the Derby. Mrs. Nettie Hubbard sold Grand Ace to Ken Hodges and the horse will be trained by Jake Anger. The sale was private. It was reported here today that jockey Mel Calvert has decided to ride free lance. He has been with Leo ODonnell, whose large stable is moving east for the Suffolk Downs meeting. Doug Dodson, who "rides Pot o* Luck in the Derby, has agreed to pilot Miss America, the F. P. Letellier filly, in the Debutante Stakes and Mrs. V. E. Smiths Sirius in the Churchill Downs Handicap.

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