Reformers Are On The Job: Report In Circulation That They Will Have Spotters At Belmont Park.; Whisk Broom Is Given Place of Honor for Metropolitan Handicap--Other Gossip from Eastern Sources., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-27


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REFORMERS ARE ON THE JOB REPORT IN CIRCULATION THAT THEY WILL HAVE SPOTTERS AT BELMONT PARK Whisk Broom Is Given Place of Honor for Metro ¬ politan Handicap Otlier Gossip from Eastern Sources New York May 20 Reformers have planned to Piiid i corps of private detectives to Relmont 1ark next Friday to secure if possible evidence of law breaking by professional gamblers regardless of the vigilance of the Nassau County authorities This iiiiiiniiation oames from a reliable source but it does not alarm the 11011 in control of racing racingThere There may In several arrests by the law and order people said a turf governor but if the charge is betting the eases will iM t stand the aeid test in view of the interpretation of the law against hookmaking by the courts courtsMany Many horses have arrived at the big Nassau County track More than COO are now stabled there Superintendent Gorman has put the course in line shape and some fast time trials have been recorded Th track rails and the steeplechase course have been rebuilt the grandstand has been treated to a fresh coat of paint and the spacious clubhouse is in apple pie order orderLeading Leading turfmen who have stables at Relmont Park include August Kelmont Thomas F Ryan apt K 15 Cassatt Frederick Johnson John K Madden Thomas Hitchcock II K Knapp Andrew Miller J E WIdener It T Wilson apt 1 M Walker W P liiirch 1 L Holland W II Cong dun T 7 Donohue William Garth I S r Ran ¬ dolph It P Carman George W Langdon 1 Wha len J L MeGinnis J O Talbott II P Whitney and F U Ilitehcock Ilitehcockllandicapper llandicapper W S Vosburgh lias issued the weights for the Metropolitan Handicap which will be revived when the gates of llolmont 1ark are opened again on Decoration Day The recently re ¬ turned Whitney racer Whisk Kronm which returned to this country after campaigning with success on the KnglUh trucks has been allotted top weight of 120 jioimds VatorvnIo of the Relmoht stable is next In the estimation of the handicapper with the west ¬ ern campaigners Froglegs and Adams Express also rated highly The weights are graded down to ninety pounds at which impost Frank Iurcell Is let in One hundred dollars in plate will be added to the 2500 money value of the handicap The race will ho at the usual distance of one mile and with thirtynine horses handicapi ed should attract a good Held The weights follow followHorse Horse AWt Horse AWt Whisk Rroom C 120 Yankee Notions 3 104 104Watervale Watervale 5 125 Dr Dttenner 5 103 103Froglegs Froglegs 4 123 Spring Hoard 4 103 103Adams Adams Express 5 122 Starbottle 0 103 103Meridian Meridian 5 VJO His Majesty 3 102 102Sprite Sprite 4 110 Frederick L 3 102 102Light Light O M Life 4 115 Cock o the Walk 3 102 102Rally Rally Cliff 4 115 Sam Jackson 5 102 102John John Furlong 0 114 La Cliff 3 KM KMCaugh Caugh Hill 5 113 Rolling Stone 5 100 100Lahore Lahore 5 113 G M Miller 0 100 100Textile Textile 5 111 Rard of Hope 4 00 00Khackloton Khackloton 5 110 Nightstick 3 OS OSMerrv Merrv Task 0100 Coy Lad 4 OS OSGuy Guy Fisher 7 100 Tartar 3 97 97Round Round the World 5 10S Perthshire 5 00 00Republican Republican 4 IOC Monocacy 3 00 00Aldobaran Aldobaran 4 IOC Impression 4 05 05Horron Horron 3 IOC Frank Purcell 0 90 90Rob Rob R 0 105 105During During the meeting at llelmont Park special horse trains will leave Shcepshoad Kay daily at noon and return there immediately after the last race This arrangement lias been made for the con ¬ venience of those who have their horses at the Hay track

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