Hawthorne Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1934-07-31


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HAWTHORNE TURF NOTES Jack Hodgins Hawthorne starter brought over the ground crew which he used last summer at Coney Island most of his as ¬ sistants having worked for starter George Palmer at Detroit the past five weeks The Hawthorne crew is made up largely of vet ¬ erans with Bob Steele Bill Constatine and Cecil Phillips having been working on the ground some ten years Jack Highhouse came on from Rockingham where he has been working with starter Jim Milton Bill Ireland is the youngest member of the crew but has had considerable experience About 900 horses were on the grounds at Hawthorne and adjacent Sportsmans Park as the meeting got under way The largest string is that of the Audley Farm which numbers fortysix The horses are in charge of Joe Patterson who only recently re ¬ turned from Detroit DetroitThe The response from horsemen to the May wood Handicap at ix and onerhalf furlongs which will be Wednesdays feature has been favorable with eleven already named They are Isaiah Ding Bin New Deal Blessed Event Clarify Bien Fait Late Date Cabezo Jens Son Mr James and Slapped Weights for the Maywood Handicap will be assigned tomorrow by racing secretary Francis Dunne DunneWilliam William Treloar caterer for the jockeys room at Hawthorne is back on the job again this season coming from Cleveland where he served in a similar capacity capacitySidney Sidney Bender for many years a racing official arrived from his home in Cleveland and will remain for an indefinite stay stayTrainer Trainer Joseph F Patterson who was in Detroit for the past week attending court returned to Chicago Monday and resumed his duties with the Audley Farm Stable StableFormer Former jockey Leonard Wilson now serv ¬ ing as manager of the Herbert Woolf farm near Kansas City Mo is an arrival and will remain for an indefinite stay stayWith With the scarcity of good riding material prevailing in many places owners at Haw ¬ thorne are fortifying themselves against this and this morning C C Van Meter obtained second call on apprentice Paul Keester while Jake Lowenstein signed jockey L Balaski lor second call The agreement in both cases embraces the thirty days at Hawthorne HawthorneMike Mike Radtke brother of the famous Her ¬ man Radtke the latter a star among the riders a score of years ago has but one horse at this time in Miss Pennant which will race in the interest of his wife Mrs M Radtke RadtkeThe The installation at Hawthorne this sea ¬ son of the Bidwill ticket dispensing ma ¬ chines has made it unnecessary to close the mutuels by the clock as in former years The machines can be shut off automatically from the stewards stand and betting will cease when the horses enter the starting gate gateAlbert Albert Sabath president of the Hawthorne Jockey Club was about the busiest man on the grounds Monday The versatile official went about his work in an ardent manner and was on the go from the time he arrived until the bugle was sounded for the first race He personally supervised the many remaining details necessary before the open ¬ ing of any race meeting and yet had time to renew acquaintances with the various own ¬ ers that came from out of town points That Sabath knows what it is all about is best told in the manner in which he directs the work workJ J Dine who raced his stable with marked consistency at Arlington Park and one of the most successful among the newcomers in the trainers ranks has taken first call on apprentice Otto Harbort for the Hawthorne meeting meetingN N K Beal among the veteran patrons of Chicago racing is an arrival from Latonia with the fiveyearold Prince Plato PlatoJudd Judd Alt has taken over the book of jockey Alcee Richard and will make his engage ¬ ments in the future futureJerry Jerry OSullivan one of the regulars among Chicago owners and trainers is back for another campaign this time with the filly Ma and the sixyearold mare Oh Yeah OSullivan came in from Riverside Park

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