Maryland Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-01


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I Maryland Notes | " PIMLICO, Baltimore, Md., April 29. Two races will be televised daily during the 21-day meeting which combines 12 days of the Maryland Jockey Clubs quota of dates and nine remaining for Havre de Grace, following the conclusion of its 16-day session at its own track. David F. Woods, director of publicity at Pimlico, will be the master of ceremonies on the daily programs over station WMAR with Jim McManus and Matt Thomas working with Woods in the handling of the show. *Six horses, owned by Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, master of Sagamore Farm and former president of the Maryland Jockey Club, arrived at Pimlico from Belmont Park to be campaigned at the local meeting. They were consigned to trained Al Holberg, by head trainer W. C. Winfrey. .The horses are Phoney, Slumberland, Case History, Fresh Air, Foreign Star and Budding Genius. Jockey R. J. Martin, who was suspended by the stewards at Havre de Grace, will resume riding at Pimlico on Monday. At the Harford County course, he did the bulk of the riding for the King Ranch stable trained by W. J. Hirsch and it is expected he will fill the same role here. Racing fans in this area will have 30 minutes more time getting to the races than they had at Havre de Grace. Post time at Pimlico will be 2:15 p. m. daily ex cept on Preakness Day, when there will be a 2:00 oclock start. Daily Double windows will close at 2:00 p. m. each afternoon, with the exception of Preakness Day, when the shutdown will occur 15 minutes earlier. A check of the riders who will be on hand for the meeting shows that the veterans Ronnie Nash, Jack Robertson, J. R. Layton, Willie Downs, R. J. Martin, W. J. Passmore, Nick Shuk, Rocco Sisto and Mike Basile have registered. W. P. Taylors Magnet, with three firsts and two seconds in five starts in Maryland this spring, is among the horses who trainer E. Meloncon, Jr., will campaign during the meeting. Jockey Charley Givens made his first appearance of the season and expects to swing into action here tomorrow. Horsemen are being reminded that entries for. Wednesday programs will close each Monday during the meeting, thus giv- ing the turf group as much of a holiday as possible with no racing on Tuesdays. J. Fitzgerald, a promising apprentice rider who recently scored his first success at the Gulfstream Park meeting, is scheduled to swings into action at Pimlico on Monday. He is under contract to C. F. Heihicke and can ride at 104 pounds. "Janon Fisher, Jr., shipped four two-year-olds from the farm to join the stable he is training here. Tony Franciotti of Baltimore was scheduled to make the first riding appearance of his career here today in the second race on a horse named Big Syd. Winship, Little Flossie, Individuate and Alaser were arrivals from the farm of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Nelson at Ritchie, Md., to join the string which trainer Pat Brady will campaign at Pimlico during this meeting. Bobanet Stables Brazen Brat, who has won her only two starts impressively, worked a handy half mile this morning in :50. Unless a suitable spot arises during this meeting, the Sky Raider filly will make her next appearance in the 0,000 Rancocas Stakes at Garden State on May 20-

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