Turf News of The Day from Belmont Park, Daily Racing Form, 1924-05-27


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TURF NEWS OF THE DAY FROM BELMONT PARK NEW YORK, N. Y., May 26. Jockey J. Merrimee was forced to cancel his engagements yesterday due to a slight attack of illness. The Lilane Stables Sunsini returned from Toronto yesterday where he went to start in the Toronto Cup. | Frank Bruen, general manager of the j Havana Jockey Club, arrived from French | Lick this morning. j I Charles F. Hill has been engaged as pre- ; i I siding judge for the Decoration Day racing at Freehold, N. J. Guingamp, winner of the Woodbine Steeple- I | I chase for the Queen City Stable, arrived with the Greentree Stable. | Word was received from Lakewood, N. J., this morning that Mr. Byer, father of Nate, i | Frank and Jake Byer, died at his home this morning. | I 1 Steeplechase jockey Jones was suspended j for the remainder of the meeting and lined 00 by the stewards for rough riding in the steeplechase. j Starter Mars Cassidy has recommended to j I the stewards that the further entry of L. G. Blumes Oran be refused in the future. The horse is a bad post actor and is a menace to other starters. E. J. Rathman, who took over the stable of T. W. OBrien during the Havre de Grace meeting, will ship from that point to Empire City this week. Mr. OBrien made a trip to Havre de Grace to inspect this stable and returned yesterday. The Greentree Stable, which Vinvent Powers campaigned at the Woodbine meeting, arrived yesterday following a tiresome trip. The horses arrived at Long Island City i at 3 in the morning, and it was not until noon that they were unloaded at the track. ! This forced trainer Powers to alter his plans ยป: in reference to adding Letterman to the run- I : ning of the International. Jockey B. Haynes returned with the stable. * 1 _

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