Moncreif To Have Official Veterinarian.: Appointment Made and Important Duties Assigned to New Official--Ethon Runs Disappointingly., Daily Racing Form, 1910-01-14


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MONCBEIF TO HAVE OFFICIAL VETEBINABIAN Appointment Made and Important Duties Assigned to New Official Ethon Buns Disappointingly Jacksonville Fla January 13 The racing at Moncreif Park this afternoon was probably the best seen at the new course since the present meeting was inaugurated Driving finishes attended the run ¬ ning of all six races and in four of them the small ¬ est of margins separated the first two at the end In the handicap the unfashionablyhred but speedy horse John Griffin II ran away from some of the Inst sprinters here and incidentally established a new track record by ruuniug five furlongs in 5 35 35Ethon Ethon at odds of to 5 was among the defeated favorites He was sore and proppy going to the post and when pulled up Powers declared that tlie horse was lame Bthon was turned over to the official veterinarian for examination and it will depend en ¬ tirely niton his report whether the future entry of this horse will be accepted After his defeat Bthon was claimed by J Hewitt HewittGeneral General tManager 11 D Brown in his efforts to provide good class snort today inaugurated nu in ¬ novation by appointing Dr Keogh tlie associations veterinarian Dr Keoghs duties will be to keep a close tab on tlie equipment of all racers to ex ¬ amine the legs of horses that wear bandages and to inspect the feet of every starter In each race If a horse does not require bandages his owner or trainer will be compelled to dispense with them and close inspection will also be given to the plates This is considered a move in the right direction and Manager Brown is being given great credit for it itEddie Eddie Gaines the wellknown metropolitan layer put on a book this afternoon and Rod McMahon also rejoined the ranks of the layers J Wbalen trainer for August Belmont was an ar ¬ rival at Moncreif this afternoon Mr Whalen came from Aiken S C where the Belmont horses are being wintered His mission is supposed to be the repurchased of Sou the filly that was claimed by P T Chimi after Joe Jones boosted Grandissimo GrandissimoW W H Fizer is expected to arrive from Tampa shortly with his band of racers Among them are the good threeyearolds Boca Grande and Eye White WhiteEdward Edward Peters trainer for Paul Rainey was an arrival as was also J J Mackessey Both will re ¬ main here until the spring meetings open Several openSeveral applications were received from Tampa yesterday and today asking for stalls The stabling at Moncreif Park Is well taken up there being more than 1000 horses at the track trackP P T Chinn decided last night that if the two yearold filly Easy Life which won her first rare here continues to race well she will be entered in all of the stakes for twoyearolds on the northern circuit Mr Chinn will go to Canada at the close of this meeting meetingB B S Tillman who was asked not to start his horse Heart of Hyacinth any more at Moncroif Park wving to inconsistent running has gone to Tampa to finish out tlie meeting there

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