Beulah Park Receiving Barn Ready for Opener: Rush Construction to Comply With State Commission Order, Daily Racing Form, 1955-05-02


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Beulah Park Receiving Barn Ready for Opener Rush Construction to Comply With State Commission Order GROVE CITY, Ohio, April 30.— In compliance with a recent directive of the Ohio State Racing Commission, the Beulah Park management is rushing the construction of a receiving barn in the track annex. The structure will be completed by Saturday, May 7, when Beulahs 20-day spring meeting gets under way. Winning horses are taken to the receiving barn for a urinalysis test. Ready to make a strong bid to repeat as Beulahs champion trainer is rotund Gale Osborne, whose 30-horse stable* is the largest on the grounds. Osborne topped the trainer standing at both of Beulahs meetings last year, saddling a total of 25 winners during 42 days of racing. In fact, Gale likes Ohio so well that he has purchased a farm near Lancaster, about 25 miles south-east of here, and has moved there from Olney, HI. • The transplanted "Buckeyes chief opposition for trainer honors is expected to be? * * provided by Jimmy Bronnenberg, Fred Sharpe, C. E. Green, Al Wellman and Harrison Searcy. Bronnenberg, an Indiana horseman, will campaign a stable of 11 here. Sharpe, of Lexington, Ky., will have 16 to carry his silks. Green is prepping 14, including the onetime consistent winner, Dictionary, which will launch a comeback. Wellman, the New Orleans sportsman, is due here from Keeneland with a stable of 17. Until a few years ago, the blue colors of the Wellman menage were seen regularly by Beulah rail-birds. However, Wellman has not raced his stable here since 1953. Searcy will vie for tpurse money ;with a stable* o£ 12,? due mo-i mentarily from Lincoln Downs; - z

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