New York News and Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-21


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New York News and Notes BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N Y May 20 20At At an election supervised by the State Labor Board the mutuel employees of the Metropolitan Jockey Club operators of Jamaica voted against union affiliation The election was conducted in the Fisk Building and the official tally as posted by representatives of the Labor Board was 407 against 124 Six votes were challenged while five were declared void The election was the third time that unionization was rejected by mutuel clerks clerksCornelius Cornelius V Boyle track superintendent at Belmont Park announces that the schooling hours on the Widener course will be from 1015 to 1045 A M on Monday Wednesday and Friday Training hours over the jumps will be from 7 A M to 9 A M on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the current meeting Eugene Mori president of the Garden State Park course in New Jersey attended the races here at Belmont Park He re ¬ ports that everything is in readiness for the opening of the track the first week in July Handicapper John B Campbell will re ¬ lease the weights for the Suburban Handi ¬ cap tomorrow Fortytwo nominees will be assigned weights for the 30000 added feature over the mile and a quarter dis ¬ tance to be run on Decoration Day DayMortimer Mortimer Mahony supervisor of the tote reported that the new venture of selling Daily Double tickets of a ten dollar value is popular among patrons here The sale represents according to recent fig ¬ ures comprises a big percentage of the total Harold Clark owner of the Louisiana Farm is spending a few days at the Elmont course watching sorne of his horses per ¬ form Trainer A Bellvue registered the horses Sergeant Bob and Classic Beauty at Bel ¬ mont Park and will campaign them during this meeting Henry Bull is the visiting steward repre ¬ senting the National Steeplechase and Hunt Association during the Belmont meet ¬ ing ingR R A Coon registered Rhyme Maker and Little Flyer at Belmont Park He will campaign the horses at the current meeting meetingE E R Bradleys twoyearold Bomb Sight a dark bay colt by War Admiral Bird Flower resembles his sire so much that the dockers call him Admiral Junior Mrs Ann Clare track superintendent at Saratoga Springs was among the recent visitors She was in New York on a busi ¬ ness trip tripJockey Jockey J Higley will pack his boots and saddles and depart for Chicago this week ¬ end He will ride during the Lincoln Fields meeting which is being held at Hawthorne Jockey D Skyrm who was given a ten day suspension for rough riding will swing into action on Friday His suspension ex ¬ pired today todayJockey Jockey R Hidalgo was among the recent arrivals to join the large riding colony at Belmont Park Trainer Tommy J Tault registered two colts belonging to A H Waterman They are Juldoe Wee and Ruthra RuthraOwnertrainer Ownertrainer Willie Robinson is getting County Cork ready for competition at the Elmont course George Fish Tappen assistant to James Fitzsimmons is confined to his Sheeps head Bay home a victim of la grippe grippeJockey Jockey E Wielander has signed for bal ¬ ance of the year to trainer Bill Knapp who trains the F J McNulty horses

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