Shoemaker Seeks Guardian for His Financial Affairs, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-21


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Shoemaker Seeks Guardian For His Financial Affairs . LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 19.— Jockey Willie Shoemaker, who tied with Joe Cul-mone for the American riding championship last year, took the initial step here today to provide himself against want in the future. Appointment of a guardian was requested by a friend, attorney Horace L. Hahn, with the consent of the parents, B. B. Shoemaker, of Fuente, Calif., and Mrs. Ruby Harris Call, of Fabens, Texas. Hahn informed the -court that Shoemaker had earned 5,000 in two years of riding, and that the guardianship is needed to administer the boys financial affairs. Shoemaker is 19 years old, and was born at El Paso, Texas. He rode his first winner at a recognized track on April 20, 1949 at Golden Gate Fields. That year he was second leading rider to Gorden Glisson with 219 winning mounts. Last year he tied Cul-mone with 388 winning rides.

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