New England Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-05


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New England Notes NARRAGANSETT PARK, Pawtucket, R. I., June 4. Ben Lessler, conditioner of the Walker Gullatt string, announced that First Draft is to be temporarily out of training. A back injury has bothered the horse during the present season. Arthur Be van sold Scotch Bread to L. A. Winslow at private terms. T. W. Reardon will train the Winslow horse. Harry Stutts, Jr., 11-year-old son of the well-known local trainer, arrived from the Stutts home in Hot Springs, Ark. Young Stutts has a good seat on a horse and worked several of his dads charges this morning. J. Z. Sharp shipped the Southern Stable horses back to Aqueduct on Thursday. Mose Shapoff, conditioner for Wallace Renard, stated that Mixer came out of his winning engagement in the Bristol Handicap in good shape and that the horse is to be pointed for another stake outing before the close of the current meeting. SUFFOLK DOWNS, East Boston, Mass., June 4. Nominations for the ,000 Governors Handicap at one mile, opening-day feature at Suffolk Downs, closed on Saturday and a large band of milers have been named for the inaugural stake. Weights for the race are due on Wednesday at 5 p. m. Racing secretary Charles J. McLennan arrived at Suffolk Downs on Monday to open his office for badge applications. His assistant, E. B. Pons, has been on the job for a considerable period, looking after stabling facilities. He reports that every stall at the track has been assigned. Joe Tomasello has been appointed to the post of track superintendent following the untimely passing of the popular Harry Hayes. Tomasello has been associated with the track for many years.

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