New England: Schwartz Has Well-Balanced String Bresahans Proud of Domquil Farm Veteran Park Dandy Training Again, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-27


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1 i 1 New England By Joe Hirsch Schwartz Has Well-Balanced String i Bresnahans Proud of Domquil Farm Veteran Park Dandy Training Again NARRAGANSETT PARK, Pawtucket, R. I., June 25. A Touch of Class: While he rarely carries a lot of horses in his string, Phil Schwartz stable is always a standout on the New -England circuit. The Connecticut sportsman campaigns well-b red stock, brought to the races in fit condition, and under the supervision of his able foreman Frank Bryant, who has been with him for over 20 years, the outfits equipment is kept m sparkling shape. Schwartz has seven horses on the grounds including the three-year-old Bomb Cry, who recently won his second race in two starts this season. A well-bred colt by Cosmic Bomb from the Royal Ministrel mare Goose Cry shes the dam of the good sprinter My Banker Bomb Cry was purchased at Saratoga -last summer at "private terms from Elmendorf when it appeared that he had suspicious underpinning. Fired, blistered and freshened over the winter, he has gotten off to an auspicious beginning for his new connections. Another recent purchase by Schwartz is Grinstead, a striking two-year-old by Bull Lea from the good mare Proud One, she by Blenheim II. Schwartz got Grinstead from Calumet and while hes not ready for the races yet, has been galloping to Bryants satisfaction and anticipation. A solid, mature statue of a colt, Grinstead looks more like a sophomore than a two-year-old. In addition to Bomb Cry and Grinstead, Schwartz has a pair of older horses, Charleston and Fire King, both consistent performers, plus three two-year-olds for Bayard Tuckerman, a distinguished pioneer of New England racing and a member of The Jockey Club. From his little Sunswick Farm in South Westport, Mass., Tuckerman sent a colt, a gelding and a filly to Schwartz and all three, though they havent started, have shown a good deal of promise. Boxiana, the gelding, by the Hcliopolis sire Heliodorus from Sharp Girl, has been working particularly well and xshould make his debut at Rockingham Park. The colt, Dan Tucker, is by B. A. Darios stallion Bull Dandy from the good mare Evening Flight, while the filly is named Red Holly and is by Some Change from Speaking Rock. Following the Rockingham Park session, Schwartz and Bryant will take the string to Saratoga, an annual custom that for both is the high point of the racing season. Pictures: Junie Bresnahan was showing some snapshots the other day of his Dom-quill Farm in Holly Hill, S. C. Its a brand new place; Junie and his wife only moved in last fall at the conclusion of the New England campaign. Hes got a 20-stall cement block barn where he winters stock, each stall is 12 by 12 and double lined with oak. Built into the middle of the struc-ture is a five-room pine-paneled apartment where Junie frequently entertains guests and friends coming and going from Florida. Theres plenty of good grazing land and spring water on the place, and also available a few hundred yards from Domquil is the three-quarter mile track of the Branchdale Jockey Club, where informal meets have been held in the past. The Holly Hill area is rapidly developing as wintering quarters for a number of prominent horsemen; Junies next door neighbor, for instance, is Lucien Laurin. Continued on Page Fifty-Two New England By JOE HIRSCH Continued from Page Six Domquil is named for the good horse that Junie raced in New England a couple of years ago. A son of Four Freedoms -Jonquil, by Isolator, he was a ,900 purchase at the 1951 Kentucky sales and Junie got him for S2,500 from the New Yorker, Eddie OBrien. He "was in the money five out of six starts as a two-year-old foY Junie and at three was never -unplaced. Junie sold him to W. Haggin Perry the following season and last year this consistent performer took down eight checks in 11 starts, earned close to 0,000 and was a strong third behind Social Outcast and Fisherman in the 0,000 added Whitney Handicap at Saratoga. Junie was able to buy the farm with the purchase price of the horse and although he hated to part with Domquil, believes that it turned out for the best as races rarely filled when Junie entered "him in New England. Bresnahan, fho saddled both ends of the . Daily Double the other day and just missed another winner in a succeeding race, has over a dozen head here including several for Dutch Ellis, the New Jersey advertising executive and master of Dhu Varren Farm. Although he makes his home in rebel country now, Junie was born a Yankee, hailing originally from Medway, Mass. Around the Track: W. J. "Jim? Beattie, the Washington, R. I., lace manufacturer who owns and breeds a large string along this circuit, returned from a months visit to England and Ireland, accompanied by his wife and son. Beatties trainer, Pat Brady, reports that his good New England-bred Park Dandy is back in training and should be ready for the races in the near future. The Bull Dandy gelding set a r record in Rockinghams Bunker Hill invitational mile last year with a 1:35 clocking. And speaking of Bull Dandy, B. A. Dario notes that his fee and that of Mel Hash will be increased to ,000 for 1956, a live foal guaranteed . . . Ollie Cutshaw will ride at Rockingham Park this summer following the conclusion of the Delaware Park meeting and his engagements will be made by Charley Wells ... J. Nashs Dbminave, the eight-year-old Knave High gelding, boosted his lifetime earnings over the 00,000 mark when he scored earlier this week; Dave Hicks added the three-year-old Blenheim H. gelding Saskatchewan to his string recently . . . J. L. Clarke brought Young Love, Tropic Wind and One Star from Monmouth Park ... P. S. P. Randolph was a member of Narragansetts first board of directors . . . G. L. Arca-nites Is Newborn broke her maiden. The Swiv filly is named for the Cleveland turf writer Isi "Rip" Newborn ... The death of Hy Turkin, the N. Y. News sports writer and author of the. Baseball Enclyopedia, isa heavy loss and is keenly felt in the trade, where Hy was regarded as among the more studious and gentlemanly members of the fourth estate . . . And not content with the damage done to the grandstand roof by "Sureshot" Jimmy OBrey the night previously in his -effort to rid the area of pigeons, Mike Freeman brought down his 12-gauge duck gun yesterday morning and unloaded a few rounds. Fortunately his aim was a bit better than OBreys and there are 11 less birds in the flock that has been bombing" the area around Gov. Dennis Robertss box.

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