Rulings at Belmont Park: Trainer Heffner Suspended and Pebeto Disqualified in Steeplechase, Daily Racing Form, 1915-07-24


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, , , l T i I i " ol I ■ a I I I x f 1 ] ; RULINGS AT BELMONT PARK TRAINER HEEFNLR SUSPENDED AND PERET0 DISQUALIFIED IN STEEPLECHASE. Pomette Bleu First in tho Chief Race of the Aftor- noon — Hedge and Blue Thistle Scor« for the Hallenbeek Stable. New York, .luiv L.; Todays raring rnndlltnasj wiae ideal. The vvoathe, that prevailed was more the aiiiiirni brand than thai of midsummer. There were several happenings out of the ordinary routine during the afternoon, chief of these being ruling from the stewards presiding over the Ian pin- city Racing Associations meeting, which de-airs low irl W. Heffner, trainer of the 11. C. establishment, .from training horses for perl n.s an indefinite period. Mr. Heffner whs called before the stewards the day following the defeat ol fhe f in the Knickerbocker Handicap, although that particular raie cannot be ascribed lis lie- trie- reas,, i, t,,r the temporary revocation ,f his ii ilm rs license. The ruling against trailer Heffner was issued immediately Ce vietorv of nine Thistle, which waa tie- second winner ..f tin. ib,v for the Hallenbeek oil le. The first disquaUfication of the year ill a sdeepc-chase occurred after the running of the fifth nice, when Pebeto was set back and the race awarded to Sklbbereen, which bad finished nrrond Pebeto led throughout. Skibbere ti. when snfety over the lasi bnrdli closed up resolutely, but wits forced wide p.v .i. William-. v;b.. rode Pebeto. Henderson im mediately entered a claim of foul, which the stew arsd allowed. What was perhaps the beat race of the afterm a was ti,.- fourth, a handicap at three-quarters, which attracted an evealy-ba lasjrcd field. llanoviu. the first choice, Pomette Bleu and Superintendent were all heavily backed. Pomette Bleu was returned the winner after running a game nice, she went into the l.-ad right after the start and held sway to tlm finish, although hard ridden in the homestretch to onstay Ham via. n.entlv claimed out of a selling; ra e by M. A. Chiton. Hedge ami Blue Thistle, the winning pair from the Hallenbeek stable, were easily hist of their respective fields ami were quoted at odds-on in the betting. Hedge beating oSullivan. which outstayed Lazuli for second place after making a widw stretcu. turn. Blue Thistle ontj had to canter to defeat his opposition, which was composed of only two other starters. The following is a copy of the ruling banded out bv the stewards regarding the Heffner case: --As provided by Rule 19 of racing, the privileges of a Bcehse by the Jockey Club, as exercised by Edward W. Heffner, are suspended." fhe case will eventually come before the stewards ol" I he Jockey l lub lor final adjudication. Rule 19 says: "They the stewards have isvvver to punish at their discretion any person subject to their control with a tine not exe.t-ding 00 ami with suspension from acting or riding at the same meeting, ami to report to the stewards of the Jockey hb. mould they consider any further Cue a* punishment necessary." N B McCleUan is here from Windsor visiting is brother James, of Lexington. K-. Fred Alpers will have tie- mount on Little Nearer in tbw Amateur race p m rrrow. Quite a ch an up was effected in the first race when Beethoven wen after being well backed at long odds. Work outs at Aqueduct over a good track this morning were: Achievement Flve-eightna in ltd.!. High Tide— Tbree-qaartera in 1:18%. Lights Out Ihrei quarters in l:l!». In-; Fortune live eighths in 1:03%, Queen of Paradise Three-eighths in ,!ti. !;■ amer Half mile in 60%. Sand Marsh Half mile in .".I. sandel Half mile in 63%. SUvertbread Three-qnarttra in lxW%. li linont lark workouts on a good tfueft tc day Were: lams Express -Three-quarters in 1:18%. lta-o Mile in I :I7 ■,. Cock O the Walk Seven eighths in 1:94%. lalna Kenna Half mile in 62%. Pair Weailnr Three-eighths in :;7. Cii.v Fisher Mile in t : in. Harry Junior Three-quarters in 1:18%, Hodge - Mile in 1:33%. Margie Quince Half mile in T,2"-.. Moilie 0. — Half mile in 63 .. Murphy rhree-eightha la 38. ltichard 1 angil ai Three eighths in M7. Roii Half mile in 49%. Ri.sila Three-quarters in 1:21. Sam si ii k Seven-eighths in 1:34. Success Half mile in 61% I attletale Civ,- eighths in 1 a .". . The I urn Mile in 1 :4B. Whimsj Seven-eighths in 1 ::t.

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