Lincoln Fields Notebook, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-10


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n : Lincoln Fields Notebook Iā€” By J. J. MURPHY HAWTHORNE, June 9.ā€” We wont say jockey Willie- Lee Johnsons claim of foul against Biddy Jane and jockey Lois Cook in the Miss America Stakes Saturday was frivolous, but we will state that it inconvenienced a lot of people. Due to the overly long post parades the races were running late, and when it took 22 minutes for the officials to scan the photographs before ruling on the protest, the final race was not completed un ; til about 6:30. Jockey Johnson, through his claim, was responsible for many dinners being cool by the time daddy got home. It is rather unusual that Mr. and Mrs. James R. Collins, owners of Biddy Jane, and Mr. and Mrs. E. E. D. Shaffer, owners of Sweet Patootie, which was Johnsons mount, occupied the same box during the running of the event. Biddy Jane was clearly the best. She looked so good that she must be given consideration in the voting for the two-year-old filly championship. She will remain over for the Arlington Park meeting, while Sweet Patootie has been sent back to Detroit. Of course, the Shaffer runner may be back for other filly stakes. Biddy Jane, in equalling the track record of :59 for the five furlongs, carried 122 pounds, which is nine pounds more than was toted by the co-holder, Sara Elizabeth, back in 1923. The members of the Jockeys Guild are planning on holding a dinner dance during the Arlington Park meeting. . . Trainer Ralph Salvino wishes it known he is the father of 12 children, not 13. "Thirteen is an unlucky number," says Ralph... Bill "Wingy" Quinlan states the first horse race he ever witnessed was run at Gravesend. He also visited Sheepshead Bay and Brighton Beach. How old is Ann? . . . jockey Wendell Eads has been released from the hospital but will not resume riding for some time . . . Racing secretary Larry Bogenschutz and patrol judge Charles Gorxnley were taking a leisurely drive homeward Friday evening when their car was smacked from the rear by another machine. And who do you suppose was the -guilty driver? None other than jockey Steve Brooks. "No harm intended," said Steve, "just in a hurry to get to the airport. Send me a bill," and continued on his way. C. L. Gerling has arrived from Garden State Park with four horses. They are bedded down at Arlington Park. . .Racing commissioner William S. Miller was at the track Saturday in a party that included former governor John Stelle and . Mrs. Stelle...A number of horses owned by Fred W. Hooper in charge of trainer Ivan Parke are due to check in at Arlington. Trainer Wilbur Borton has received seven more head, the property of the Brown Hotel Stable, from Louisville. The string now numbers 25. . .Reader writes he doesnt remember Warren Yarberry riding in Chicago. The late jockey rode winners of the Hyde Park Stakes and the Joliet Stakes here in 1939;. Roman, in the former, and Continued on Page Thirty-Four Lincoln Fields Notebook By J. J. MURPHY Continued from Page Three Drury Lane in the latter. Also won the Bashford Manor and the Lafayette with Roman. "Peaches" Morton, popular stable agent, has returned from a trip to California, whence he journeyed with Mrs. Morton to visit their son and daughter who are living in San Diego. Mrs. Morton remained on the West Coast. "Peaches" says he made some expense money visiting Hollywood Park . Donald G. Banks, a groom in the employ of Eandy Sechrest, passed away Sunday. The remains were shipped to Linton, Ind., for interment . E. E. Major, Jr. returned from Fort Scott, Kansas, after having attended the funeral of his father . Harry Trotsek, representing Hasty House Farms, has purchased the three-year-old Tahitian from George D. Widener. Tahitian won two of his four starts last year and his opening race this season Jockey Gene Pederson returned to Suffolk Downs after having spent a few days in Chicago... Trainer Phil Reuter returned from a business trip to Miami About 25 horses, the property of Hoi Price Headley, Kentucky owner and breeder, are due to arrive at Arlington. Some stakes runners and top two-year-olds are in the lot.

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