New York Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1928-05-16


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NEW YORK TURF NOTES $ s NEW YORK, N. Y., May 13. The Sagamore and Brookmeade stables arrived at Belmont Park from Pimlico. James T. McDonald, for forty years actively associated with racing, died at the Suydenham Hospital yesterday. He was in his seventy-fifth year and resided at the Aberdeen Hotel, West Thirty-second Street. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday from the Holy Cross Church, West Forty-second Street. Paul Fox arrived at Aqueduct with four horses, the property of John P. McGovern, Baltimore sportsman. The horses are Goulash, Ruby Keller, The Roll Call and Nat Clymer. Joe Murphy, well-known handicapper, was an arrival from Baltimore for a few days of racing. Jockey Albert Johnson reported from Pimlico and joined the local riding colony. There were two claims dropped in the box for the first race. Mahopac Stable took Centrifugal fo ,500 and Robert Curran took Fedonna, entered for ,500. Apprentice Paul Ratti was set down for the remainder of the meeting at Jamaica. The penalty was imposed by starter Cassidy for disobedience at the start in the first race yesterday. Max Hirsch has consigned to the sale of horses in training to be held at Belmont Park on May 26. by Fasig-Tipton Company, the three-year-old Taras Hall, by Donnacona — Milfoil, by imp. Vulcain, the next dam being a sister to Mad Hatter and Mad Play. This colt is being sold because he is the personal property of Max Hirsch and because he has other three-year-olds belonging to his patrons. Uncle Billy Garth arrived at Belmont Park from Pimlico with thirty-eight horses the property of Adm. Cary T. Grayson, Sam Ross and his own. Jockey J. Callahan reported today and will ride out the remainder of the New York season. H. C. Riddle reports that William Daniels Justice F. is rounding to form and is galloping along nicely. The Volney Ciub re-elected its popular corresponding secretary, Sol Rudolph Appel, at the annual meeting held on Monday night. The following horsemen have announced that they will ship divisions of their stables : to Woodbine Park, Toronto, today. Bud Fisher, seven; J. Simon Healey, eight; T. J. Healey, eight, and T. H. McCreery, eight. Several other owners will ship on Thursday. S. Resnick, a lightweight youngster, under contract to Bob Smith, rode his first mount, Francais, in the final race of the day. There wore two claims in the sixth, race. Rhyme and Reason was claimed by J. V. Pons, Friedjof Nansen was taken by the B. B. Stable for ,000.

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