Connors Corner, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-28


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Connors Corner Continued from Page Five who was on the ailing list for the past month, returned to his post today. . J. G. "Bully" Wagnon, the veteran trainer, is confined to his Jamaica home. He has a severe throat ailment. Jockey Dave Gorman joined the commuters ranks between here and Monmouth Park. He came up to ride in the Astoria and returned to the Jersey scene after the race . . . Jockeys Ted Atkinson and Eric Guerin are staging; a hectic race for jockey leadership at this meeting: . . . Belmont Park officials posted a notice to the effect that uncashed winning- tickets from that meeting can be redeemed here. Two windows on the mezzanine floor have been set aside for that purpose Dr. Alberto Inclan, president of the Cuban Breeders Association, may look over some stallions and broodmares while here with a view of buying. The Cuban government will subsidize part of the purchase price . . Max Hirsch will serve as presiding judge at the New Jersey yearling show to be staged at Monmouth Park in July. Hirsch is no stranger at this exacting job for he served in a similar capacity at Pimlico. Fred Lansburgh and George Washington Carroll are "afeudin" and it all came over Tuesdays success of Feint. Lansburgh did not place much credence in Carrolls pre-race denunciation of his charge . Mrs. Max Kornblum, who accompanied her husband to the track the other day, enjoyed a pleasant surprise. For the first time in 20 years she saw one of hie colorbearers emerge triumphant. The man for whom the colt was named, Joe E. Lewis, was not present Lawrence Lewis returned to his Richmond, Va., home after a weeks visit in this area. His two-year-old Bull Halsey is rounding to form, stated trainer Jack Skirvin . Isidore Biebers Palestinian is training nicely at Jamaica and will be ready for the races in the near future. His return will be a welcome addition to the handicap ranks. . The oldest track record, over which races are contested today on New York tracks is held by Roseben. Frank J. Heller, part owner of the Lester Manor Stable, was on hand for the afternoon. The selections are: SIRAD in the third, MOBILE BELLE in the sixth and KNIGHT-AT-ARMS in the seventh.

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