Drastic Eastern Action., Daily Racing Form, 1896-10-01


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DRASTIC EASTERN ACTION Riloy Riley Grannan Granada has again been ruled off for alleged corrupt practices on the turf The Jockey Club which governs the Eastern turf is a conservative and narrow body but it is usually just when it takes sharp action There have been rumors of a corrupt confederacy on the metropolitan tracks under Jockey Club con ¬ trol troll for some time The officials investigated them and waited for Mr Belmonts Belmont return from England before making their decision public Mr Behnont Belmont agreed with their findings of the stewards They are startling Grannan Granada is found guilty of bribing trainers and jockeys and is ruled off for such offenses Dr Allen Bur ¬ rows Jr is also punished in the same way wayW way W M Wallace of Kentucky a relative of Byron McClelland Macmillan and owner of The Commoner The Winner Roy Carruthers Corrupters Romp and Refu Ref ¬ gee is banished from Jockey Club courses by the same ruling His entries will not in the future be accepted Pat Dunnes Dunes jockey Mar ¬ tin has been suspended and Coylie Collie Jirnmie Jinni McLaughlins McLaughlin lightweight has lost his license Jockey Taral Aral is reprimanded for accepting a bribe of 500 The Jockey Club also adopted and promulgated this order orderAny foreran Any owner trainer or stable employe employed who shall dirtectly directly or indirectly make any bet or wager on any race against any horse owned trained or in the care of such owner trainer or stable employe employed shall be ruled off or any person who may contribute moneys to any other person for the purpose of being bet by the receiver against any horse for account of the contributor shall be ruled off as shall also the person who shall receive such moneys moneysThere monasteries There were present at this actionable meeting August Belmont James R Keene James Gal way Andrew Miller F R Hitchcock and F K Sturgis SturgisIf Sturgis If justly applied to the testimony it gathered and digested the rulings of the Jockey Club is healthful and timely The American turf needs discipline It is far from orderly and law is healthy at all times when properly applied The balance of punishment is against Western turfman Truman in the ruling Perhaps this is as it should be But it isnt isn't in line with the form figures of everyday Eastern racing The map which caused the action of the Jockey Club offi off ¬ cials calls is not j et on view One must be given in justice to the parties convicted Ever lover of the noblest of sports will accept one with broad just and clean lines The m p cannot be given too soon

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