New York Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-08


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, , : , i I I j j New York Notes BELMONT PARK. Elmont, L. I., N. Y.t June 7. v Before the nine steeplechase riders were permitted to don colors for the first chase event of the meeting, they passed a medical examination by Dr. John J. P. Kilgal-len, the head track physician. All jockeys must submit to this routine check before they are permitted to ride on the Metropolitan circuit. Stake nomination blanks for the Garden State Park meeting were distributed among horsemen here today. Dave Woods, who is stationed at Fork Riley, Kas., in letters, hopes to have a furlough by the time the Preakness and Belmont Stakes are contested. Woods, who did the publicity work for the Maryland Jockey Club, is assigned to the public relations department at Fort Riley. The lawn in front of the clubhouse and turf and field enclosure will be covered by concrete paving as soon as that commodity is available, according to track superintendent Boyle. The grassed lawns failed to stand up under the crowds. • Trainer Morris H. Dixon registered 30 head at the secretarys office. Trainer Arthur White registered 28, 10 of which are jumpers. G. D. Cameron, who conditions the Mrs. John Hertz string, registered six head here yesterday. Miss Judy Johnson registered six jumpers here. She trains the horses belonging to Thomas T. Mott. The horses owned by J. Graham Brown of Louisville. Ky.. are due at Jamaica from that point. The shipment is in charge of trainer W. G. Sparks. Seven Hearts, the star handicap performer in the stable, but at present on the shelf, was bred to several mares during the spring. Two new apprentices. Arthur Scott, under contract to Hugh Dufford. and Tony Patango, under call to H. Luro, made their first appearance under colors during the day. Duval Headley. according to word received here, is doing well at Fort Robinson in Kansas, wearing the uniform of the Army. Steeplechase jockey W. Passmore was among the days arr**"»1s, to ride here. J. P. "Doc" Jone; i. -,..tered 13 head with the registrar at the Belmont course. William G. Jones registered the jumpers Rouge Dragon, Mercator, Norris W. and Hav-u-Heard at the secretarys office at Belmont Park.

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