Western Trainer Sent For: James Rowe Wires Jack Clifford to Report at Jamaica to Join H. P. Whitney Stable, Daily Racing Form, 1923-04-18


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j i ! I I | WESTERN TRAINER SENT FOR James Rowe Wires Jack Clifford to Report at Jamaica to Join H. P. Whitney Stable. SAX FRANCISCO. Cal., April 17.— Jack Clifford, well-known trainer and discoveret of jockeys, will leave Friday, April 20, for New York. Clifford has been notified by trainer James Rowe of the Harry Payne Whitney establishment to report for duty at Jamaica. The California!! was with Rowe some years ago and it will be like old times to work for him once more. It is expected Clifford will have charge of the Whitney horses to be raced this summer and fall on the eastern Canadian circuit. Quite a number of the Xew Yorkers thoroughbreds have been entered in stakes up North in accordance with the custom of other years. Clifford trained for the successful breeders Burns and Waterhouse on western tracks when the sport flourished here and later had a string of his own. He has a faculty for handling jockeys and quite a number were developed under his tutelage. East fall the well-known trainer went East to bring back the yearlings purchased at Saratoga by E. R. Bradley for the account of J. W. March hswh, who recently embarked in racing. The youngsters were broken ami put to galloping at Tanforan by Clifford. Later on H. T. Griffin took over the training and was in charge when the Marchbauk habies went to Tijuana. Griffin will bring the Ifarchbanh string up this way near- the close of the Tijuana meeting and then go to New York, according to his present plans. Clifford said today he expected Griffin to accompany him to the eastern metropolis.

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