Fairmount Park Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1927-06-17


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f FAIRMOUNT PARK NOTES 1 $ : g COLLINSVILLE, 111., June 16. Joseph E. Martin, general manager and treasurer of the Niagara Racing Association, of Fort Erie, Canada, was the guest of the racing secretary. J. B. Campbell, in the stewards stand at Fairmount "Park today. Dr. John H. Siegel, track physician, reported the condition of jockey T. Hale, severely injured .in a fall off his mount in the first race last Monday, as much improved this morning. Young Hale is in St Marys Hospital, East St Louis, where a thorough examination disclosed that his injuries are confined to the fracture of two ribs. Friday will be Elks Day at Fairmount Park and the entertainment of the members of this great, fraternal organization will be under the direction of the Granite City lodge of the order. Pocket Mouse, Deadfall and Roella are additions to starter William Snyders schooling list John J. McGraw, manager of the New York Giants, with the members of his baseball team and their wives, will be the guests of the Fairmount Jockey Club Friday. Racing secretary Campbell was advised today that the good filly American Thunder was being- shipped from .Washington Park to start in the Illinois Stakes, the ,000 feature of Saturdays program. American Thunder is owned by O. L. Foster and is a remarkably good two-year-old. Edward B. McLeans Portia, in charge of trainer John F. Schorr, and N. M. Parrishs Narva arrived from Latonia this morning and are sure starters in Saturdays big stake. With the fillies already on the grounds and ready to start it appears that there will be eight or ten starters in the Illinois Stakes, according to secretary Campbell. The contract of Tommie Root held by B. F. McClain, Jr., was sold last night to Mose Goldblatt Cincinnati horseman and trainer of H. P. Whitneys western stable. Young Root, who rides at ninety pounds, won his first at Aurora, May 28, and since arriving here has had phenominal success. He will ride here through the week. Jockey L. Schaefer, who came here to ride the Walter J. Salmon horses, in charge of J. R. Pryce, after the apprentice W. Curren had been injured, said today Mr. Salmon had purchased- his contract from the Nevada Stock Farm Stable. E. Taylor was taken off his mounts today, the stewards holding up his license. W. Curren, hurt last week when thrown from Salutation, will leave tomorrow for his home in New York and will rejoin the W. J. Salmon stable at Lincoln Fields, where it will go from here. Happy Bob, winner of the final race, was claimed from C. W. Moore by the Capital Stable, represented in the race by Spearo. The amount of the claim was ,000. W. Hoag and one other person were ruled off by-the stewards and denied-the privileges of the Fairmount Park track for violation of Rule No. 154, governing and regulating racing, drawn up by the Illinois Turf Association. " - .--

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