New England Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-12


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New England Notes NARRAGANSETT PARK Pawtucket R I June 11 11Trainer Trainer Jack Webber is expected today from Garden State with a contingent of six head the property of J Truett Condition books covering the initial 10 days of the summer meeting at Aqueduct which commences June 17 are being dis ¬ tributed among local horsemen by the ad ¬ ministrative staff in the secretarys office The book contains complete nominations to the 11 stakes that will be run at the Long Island course during the 27 days Howard M Stack New York real estate broker who is campaigning a string of horses here in charge of Al Pupino is visit ¬ ing the Rhode Island track trackGeorge George McMullen ranks high on the seniority list in the Narragansett jockey quarters He has been active at the Rhode Island track since 1936 almost since the year the track opened George has been riding at Garden State where his New Jer ¬ sey jockey license was issued by William Shewbridge the man who first gave the Fall River veteran a icense in 1936 at Bowie George can still ride at 102 pounds The jockey colony at Gansett is the big ¬ gest and best ever The Fernandez brothers George Hettinger Gene Rodriguez Abel ardo DeLara Chris Rogers Walter Lee Taylor Rocco Sisto Red Pollard Frankie Zehr and Jimmy Stout are just a few of the journeymen while there are approxi ¬ mately 25 budding apprentices

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