Ak-Sar-Ben Plant Houses Many West Coast Horse: Omaha Track Draws Heavily from Recent Tanforan Meet, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-16


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Ak-Sar-Ben Plant Houses Many West Coast Horses Omaha Track Draws Heavily From Recent Tanforan Meet OMAHA, Neb., May 5. — The vanguard of horses from the West Coast began to arrive at Ak-Sar-Ben for the annual meet which gets under way May 23, and included in the string owned by J. H. Monaghan of Denver, fresh from a win at Tanforan, was Audacious Man, also winner of the 5,000 Haggin Stake at Hollywood Park in 1948. Monaghans horses were in charge of trainer Tom Gordon and included B. D. Hatter, a winner of two races last year, and the three-year-old Beauville. Also in Gordons care were four for William Walker, including Pajara, winner of six events last year; Fileeta and Shadow Verde, and the three -year-old Mona Susta. The horses of C. D. Alexander, wealthy patron of Guymon, Okla., arrived from Tanforan in charge of trainer A. F. Johnson and included Sunny Toots, Big Whale, Wainscot, Just Free, and the two-year-olds, Roodanne, Our Mistake and Flutter Me. Also coming from Tanforan was the veteran Jim Feeney with Master Rickey, and the solid old plater, Liedevin. L. C. Black, the former jockey turned trainer, arrived from Santanta, Kan., with Reddy Boy and Solid Red, and a two-year-old. Half Bar, by Bar Hunter. Jess Arp, the veteran horseman from Woodward, Okla., is on hand with a string that included Big Sub, Foxy no Mark, Jess D., Phantom Devil, Ace Away and Gessy B. The strong Nebraska stable owned by Fred H. Bruning and Lee A. Snyder of Bruring; Neb., was a recent arrival under the direction of trainer Rollie J. Hughes of Fairbury. The string included Mr. Flynn, Benny F., Anzio Express, Captain Buzz, Miss Rogers, Mr. Bleu and a two-year-old, Miss Maeda, by Maeda out of Mighty Miss.

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