Stremmel Denies False Registration Charges, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-16


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Stremmel Denies False Registration Charges LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15 — Bill Stremmel, who bred the 17 thoroughbreds barred from racing by The Jockey Club last Friday at his Glen Cove Stud, Vallejo, Calif., today phoned the Daily Racing Form and denied that he had falsely registered any of the stock bred at his ranch, and declared he will appear before The Jockey Club to fight the charge; Stremmels statement follows: "Im going to fight this charge to a finish. The entire action came as a bolt out of the blue to me. I dont know what it is based on. I can only surmise that it is part of a smear campaign against me. I unconditionally deny any irregularity in the registration of those horses. I will vigorously oppose these vicious accusations .upon my integrity and reputation. "It seems that this wave of character assassination has gone beyond the field of politics and that no honest citizen is safe from these underhanded attacks. "I will appear before The Jockey Club before the expiration of the 30-day time limit given me." All the thoroughbreds barred from racing at recognized tracks through the suspension of their registration certificates are two- and three-year-olds, foals of 1947 and 1948. As registered by Stremmel, they are the progeny of five different sires, Ortello, the son of Teddy imported from Italy at a reported cost of 0,000; Andy K., Viscounty, Pharloch and With Regards.

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