150 Horses Already Stabled at Gansett: Group from Outside New England Area Augurs Well for Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-01


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150 Horses Already Stabled at #Gansett Group From Outside New England Area Augurs Well for Meeting PAWTUCKET, R. I., May 31.— The presence in the Narragansett Park barns, almost a week before the start of the 24-day summer meeting next Monday, of approximately 150 horses from outside New England augurs well for at highly successful session and is the result of the tracks continued efforts to bring new stables here. Hhe holiday week end was one of the busiest in Gansett history and kept stall superintendent Milt McMahon and his crew busy checking in horses arriving from distant points. Vans moved in with regularity to register one of the heaviest invasions of early arrivals in track history. Included among the latest to check in was Lucien Laurin, capable trainer returning for the meeting, who bedded down an advance shipment of four head from Garden State Park. The horses registered were Honeyscotch, Dalliance, Get Busy- and Isayolboy, all of whom raced at the Camden meeting. One of the biggest strings reaching Gansett from Pimlico was that trained by J. L. Clarke, second leading trainer at the 54 Gansett summer meeting. This comprised 13 of the 22 horses Clarke will campaign at the session. In the contingent were Hilleastco, Magic Bird, Leo, Sailor Lad, Stai- of Texas, Baldys Mike, Deeder, Mi Sandman, Blue Canary, Miss Tease, Dollar Bill, Scepter and Vie En Rose. Also arriving from Garden State were six horses under the care of trainer Jack Slavin. These were T-Formation, Quelle, Retold, Dark Gazelle, Teaneck and Goddess Dian. J. H. Logan brought Pucketeer and Strong Play in from Laurel, while O. L. Foster, veteran New England campaigner, shipped in eight from Suffolk. Fosters horses are Legacy Bound, Lucky Bound, Old Pat, J. P Marquet, Crystal Bound, Bay Town, Bounding-Thru and Raring to Go. •The excellent condition of the Gansett racing strip found many of the early arrivals working over it during the week end and the course was expected to be a bee--hive of activity as horses continued to be checked in for the coming meeting.

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