Belmont Park Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1936-06-08


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I BELMONT PARK NOTES Hannon Swiffer, noted English critic and correspondent, was a clubhouse visitor enjoying his first view of American racing. Mrs. August Belmont was on hand to witness the Belmont Stakes and in the presentation of the cup to the winner, was assisted by August Belmont IV. Perry Belmont made his first appearance of the year to witness the running of the Belmont Stakes. Jockey L.. Coffman was fined 5 by starter Cassidy for disobedience at the post astride Irish Ted on Friday. Clarence Lehr and F. M. Alger Jr., of the Detroit Racing Association, were among the clubhouse visitors. Hugh Fontaine arrived from the Brook-meade farm in Virginia to witness the Belmont Stakes. Mrs. Dodge Sloane arrived, following a vacation, in time to witness the running of the Belmont Stakes in which she was represented by Corundum. Major and Mrs. Thomas W. Campbell of Richmond, Va., were on hand, guests of his brother, racing secretary John B. James Dooling, Tammany Hall leader, made his first appearance of the meeting following an illness. Thomas Clark, track superintendent at Saratoga Springs, made the trip to witness the running of the Belmont Stakes. Gallant Prince, which was. shipped to Rockingham Park to fulfill a stake engagement, is scheduled to return to Aqueduct after the running. C. V. Whitneys Bright Plumage will be shipped to Detroit to start in the Derby at that point. He will be ridden by R. Workman. The latter leaves for Washington to spend the week-end with his family. Trainer Andy Schuttinger reported that Mr. Pembrokes Glenbroom came out of his last race lame and would be on the shelf for some time. John McKee will leave for California next week and is seriously thinking of shipping Jim Dandy, Naishapur and Alsisto to Saratoga for that meeting. Capt. P M. Walker, trainer of the Howe stable, is laid up with influenza and will be m absentee for several days.

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