Several Pleas for Reinstatement Heard At Meeting of Illinois Racing Board: Cases of Bureau, Terry, Skirvin and Klinder Are Taken Under Advisement, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-19


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Several Pleas for Reinstatement Heard At Meeting of Illinois Racing Board Cases of Bureau Terry Skirvin and Klinder Are Taken Under Advisement AdvisementAt At its regular bimonthly meeting held at its downtown offices yesterday the Illi ¬ nois Racing Board conducted several hear ¬ ings relative to petition fpr reinstatement by several under suspension by the board Before the hearings the board approved the recommendation of the License Com ¬ mittee for the Sportsmans Park meeting and also approved J J Graddy as a stew ¬ ard at the Lincoln Fields meeting Graddy substituting in the absence of Sam H McMeekin who was ordered by his phy ¬ sician to take a few weeks rest following a recent illness illnessThe The case of jockey Clovis Bureau was the first to come before the board Clovis was suspended on May 4 for the duration of the Sportsmans Park meeting with the recommendation that the board take any additional action it deemed fit Clovis was set down for practices detrimental to the best interests of racing both on and off the race track After hearing Clovis own story and a recording of his testimony taken in the stewards room at the track the board took the case under advisement advisementAfter After hearing Fred W Eppihimers plea for reinstatment the board continued the case so that additional witnesses could be brought in Eppinhimer who was denied a riders license here last year was rep ¬ resented by Attorney Ira D Schultz The hearing will be resumed at the next meet ¬ ing of the board boardThe The case of jockey Clifford Dale Klinder was taken under advisement after Klinder made his own plea for reinstatement Klinder had been set down by the stewards at Wheeling Downs W Va last year for 60 days and then for the remainder of 1947 1947Milton Milton Terry former rider who was sus ¬ pended indefinitely in 1945 also was heard voicing his own plea for reinstatement Terry who served as outrider at some of the tracks here at the time of his sus ¬ pension asked that his suspension be lifted so that he could take out a trainers license licenseEdward Edward C Skirvin jockey agent for Rob ¬ ert Lee Vedder and who was set down with Vedder in 1946 likewise pleaded that he be restored to good standing Charles D White of Louisville Ky appeared as a character witness for Skirvin The latter said that he desired to apply for a trainers license if his suspension is lifted Vedders own case was continued when the exrider wrote the board asking for the same so as to prepare additional evidence to be pre ¬ sented at his hearing hearingThe The case of Roy Smith was continued indefinitely while the petition to withdraw his application for a jockey agents license was granted Harry Borden The case of former owner T Calumet was also put over until the next meeting of the board due to Calumets counsel being unable to attend yesterdays proceedings

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