Belmont Park: Live News Items from Metropolitan Trick, Daily Racing Form, 1922-09-16


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BELMONT PA RK LIVE NEWS ITEMS FROM METROPOLITAN TRACK Superintendent John Brennan has the Aqueduct track in fine condition for the fall meeting that opens Monday. Since the spring meeting thirty-two boxes have been built directly back of the finish and the press stand has been moved to the rear on a raised platform. Electric lights have been installed. Starter Cassidys stands at the different starting points have all been raised to a height of eight feet. Two twenty-stall stables have been built during the summer and are now occupied by the permanent tenants A. J. Goldsborough and James Fitz-simmons. They will be inclosed later on and Aqueduct will have a winter colony for the first time. H. J. Thompson has made arrangements to ship the Idle Hour Stock Farm horses to Lexington immediately after the running of the Futurity, in which event the stable will have two starters. Both of the Idle Hour Stock Farm representatives will be prepared for their engagements in the Lexington Futurity upon their arrival in the Blue Grass region. M. Goldblatt completed negotiations with James Rowe, whereby the former purchased the two-year-old Prince Tii Tii from H. P. "Whitneys stable. The youngster will be shipped to Latonia next week. P. Marshall, trainer of Eager Eyes, was fined 5 by the stewards, on the report of the paddock judge, for reporting late in the paddock with the filly, a starter in the third race. Arapahoe was severely kicked by Notime in the first race Thursday, which will keep him away from the races for some time. J. S. Ward was an arrival at Belmont Park with his Futurity candidate Donges. Billy Barton was claimed out of the fifth race Thursday by Sam Louis for ,460.

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