New England Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-03


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New England Notes SUFFOLK DOWNS, East Boston, Mass., May 2. Trainer Monte Parke plans to fly to Louisville tomorrow to witness the Derby. He reports that it is very unlikely that Johns Joy will run in the Commonwealth Handicap, Saturdays big race on the Sui-folks Downs program. Trainer Albert Fitzpatrick announced yesterday that he has purchased the contract on apprentice Pat Domenico Irom J. A. Kinard. Trainer A. R. "Ace" Williams has engaged Jockeys Billy Fisk and his stable pilot, Tony Tavares, to handle Cacomo and Countess In in the Commonwealth Handicap. The HBPA will hold a dinner meeting at the Manager Hotel on Sunday at 3 p. m. Vice-president Tom Haskos ufges all members, both at Suffolk and Lincoln Downs, to attend the affair. Business matters to be brought up have been pre-tabbed as very important. Owner Karl Horvath, who has Tarawa, Billman and Snobility stabled at Suffolk Downs, started his turf career as a jockey for such stables as the Glen Riddle Farm, Walter Gentry and Bud Fisher. Horvath retired after 20 years of saddle work to turn to training his own string. Horvath is assisted by his 21-year-old son, a six footer who was unable to follow his dads riding success because of his size and weight. Another local sportsman has joined the ranks of owners at Suffolk Downs. Clarence Mis, of Boston, revealed yesterday that he has purchased at private terms from A. J. Ryan. Aethelred, Johns Choice, Little Ginny and Miss Ellaneous. Trainer* E. E. Miles has been placed in charge of * • * * the new string,

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