Colorado Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-16


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U Colorado Notes CENTENNIAL RACE TRACK, Littleton, Colo., June 14. Fred Ryan, general manager of Tan-foran, and his wife were recent visitors. Ryan came especially to see the new paddock, recently completed in front of the grandstand. He expressed approval of the structure and revealed that Tanforan is planning a similar arrangement. Aggies Flame and Meri Hoop, winner and second place respectively in the Deer-trail Purse June 6 at Memorial Park, Brush, are nominees for Centennial Race Tracks two-year-old feature events. Aggies Flame is eligible for the Colorado Futurity and Colorado Breeders Stakes. Meri Hoop has been entered in the Futurity. Barry Whitehead, director of racing here, announced that stall confirmations are being mailed out. Already 140 thoroughbreds are stabled in Centennials backstretch. Trainer Bob Henry arrived from Tucson, Ariz., with a three-horse public unit. The trio, Bee Sting, Axis Fashion and Gentleman Ax, all campaigned at Arizona tracks during the winter. George Adams, native Coloradan, brought six head to Centennial. The group included Blaze Face, Sue Eagle, -Chego, Eagle Way, Fancy Dancer and Hot Fund. Adams has 21 more thoroughbreds racing in California.

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