Current Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1917-04-04


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CUP.EENT NOTES OF THE TURF. S. Bryee Wing, J. Schuyler Casey and G. Bernard Fenwiek will officiate as patrol judges at the Piping Bock meeting. This assures a satisfactory handling of an important department as all three are thoroughly posted in racing matters, and work under a plan whereby they cover all the important points in a rice. Baaaethteg unfortunately overlooked at some meetings. FoxhaU Keeae, son of the late James B. Keene, and out- of the most widely known sportsmen the 0/orid over, is recap rating in California after recovering from injuries resulting from a fall while riding acres; country last fall. Mr. Keene has announced that he has retired from polo playing, in which sport he has been prominent for over thirty years. At a meeting of directors of the Back River Jockey Club, who operate Mount Uoyal raee track. Frank Sullivan was chosen general manager in place of Charles T. Henshall. Sullivan managed the Devonshire Park meeting last year and will hold the same position this year. The Mount Boyal track will have mutmds this year. and. with increased purses, is likely to have two successful meetings. Entries for the Aspirant Plate for two year-olds, which will be one of the new attractions offered at Piping Bock, close April 10. The entries already received with those that have been promised, assures a representation from many of the most prominent staldes in the east. The winner will receive, in addition to the subscription, a piece of plate valued at 00. presented by the association. Plans are under way for a meeting either in midsummer or the early fall at some track in New Jersey to be run under the auspices of the several Hunt clubs of that state. Support has beea assured from many prominent horsemen who will arrange to provide the purses and the plate. This meeting will not in any way conflict with the regular day at Baaaaaa or the Farmers Day at Peapack under the management of the Essex Foxhounds.

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