New York Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1944-05-13


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New York Notes BELMONT PARK Elmont L L N Y May 12 12Trainer Trainer Ross Higdon who was on the ailing list for several days is back in har ¬ ness He was laid up with a severe cold coldLady Lady Olga has been placed on the stewards list and will not be permitted to start until further notice Trainer T J Carroll reports that the stakes performer Weyanoke who races in the colors of his wife will be turned out for the remainder of the season The horse has been taken out of training and will be sent to the farm farmThe The horses Bright Quest and Oncort have been placed on the stewards list and entries will be refused until further notice Lt John Kieran Jr son of the noted newspaperman who is on radios Infor ¬ mation Please program was a clubhouse guest of caterer Frank Stevens Young Kieran wounded in overseas action spent 17 months in the European war theater Star of Padula winner of the famous Jamaica walkover has been placed on the stewards veterinary list meaning that he will have to gallop to the satisfaction of the official veterinarian before his fur ¬ ther entry will be accepted Olympus a recent winner at Jamaica was sent to The Barrington Stables bree ing farm in Kentucky with the hope that he would reproduce himself as a sire He proved sterile The collectors of the Compensating Use Tax will not be with us at Belmont Park to the satisfaction of horsemen Each tax that has been paid at the meeting has been accompanied by a formal protest ac ¬ cording to the professional horsemen Tommy Driscoll acting for Mrs A Sher ¬ man took second call on apprentice A Murphy to July 1 of this year Track superintendent Tommy Maher re ¬ ported this morning that with the excep ¬ tion of a few minor repairs no work during the idle period is slated at Jamaica on the grandstand or other buildings buildingsHorsemen Horsemen were notified this morning that nominations for the Empire City Stakes and also for the Selima at Laurel are due to close on May 15 Fortyone horses changed hands via the claiming route during the 25day spring meeting at Jamaica which came to a close on Saturday aggregating 96500 The city sales tax of one per cent amounted to 96500 96500Carroll Carroll Bierman left Belmont Park this morning His destination is the armed forces Pete Egan well known member of the New England track police leaves for Balti ¬ more on Saturday to celebrate his thirtieth wedding anniversary Egan will return to Boston on Monday MondayGordon Gordon Morrow attache of the race sec ¬ retarys staff at Narragansett moves to Pascoag on Monday to take up his duties as race secretary and handicapper at the Rhode Island halfmile oval Mose Cossman for many years agent for the E R Bradley stable is among the regulars Jockey Paul Keiper who despite a 10 day suspension has ridden nine winners at the meeting left Thursday for New York where he will do the riding for Harris Brown trainer of the Mrs T Christopher stable and others

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