New Jersey Report: Thrilling Moment for New Owners Colorbearer Wins at First Asking Riders Wife Acts as Interpreter, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-17


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- New Jersey Report I By FRED GALIANI Thrilling Moment for New Owners Colorbearer Wins at First Asking Riders Wife Acts as Interpreter MONMOUTH PARK, Oceanport, N. J., June 16. It was victory at first asking for David Marks and his wife, Charlene, when Ghost Rider scampered home in the second race yesterday. The two-year-old son of Alabama Evening Bells was the first horse ever to carry their Chal Mar Farm colors and was purchased at the Keene-land sales for ,600. Bill Foales trains the horse for the newest recruits to the snort . . . G. H. Pete Bostwick came down from New York to saddle Pine Cone. He was a luncheon guest of Chris Wood, Jr., and was taken on a tour of the clubhouse . . . Nick Shuk will come up from, Delaware to ride Mrs. Samuel Pistorios Brazen Brat in the Regret Handicap Saturday . . . Tom Lyons, former general manager at Atlantic City, now recovered from his illness, was a visitor the other afternoon. Mrs. Charles Sabatini, wife of the owner of Chasmar Farm, presented trophys to trainer Tony Bardaro and jockey Basil James after they combined to win the race named for the farm in Spring: Lake. The Chasmar Purse was for New Jersey breds. James came back later in the day to get another trophy, this time from Victor Borge . . . Mr. and Mrs. Allison Stern, owners of the Festoon Farm in Scobey-ville, were visitors this afternoon after watching their Pink Sands, an English import, run third at Aqueduct yesterday. ... A couple of chaps who never miss a day at the races in Florida made long journeys to hold a reunion at Monmouth. Jim Kittson and Bill Young drove up from Rehobeth Beach, Del., while Leo Mc-Nicholl came from Charlotte, N. C. It was their first visit to the New Jersey plant. - Barney Tracy, Camden detective who was in the forefront in the seizure of Howard Unruh when the latter went beserk in that town, slaying a dozen people some years ago, made the races yesterday. Just recently Tracy was promoted to detective sergeant and his elevation was duly noted by a ceremony. The fanfare began to get a little drawn out and Barney interrupted commissioner E. George Aaron, "make it snappy, commissioner," he said, "I have to get out to the track for the second race." "Youre right," replied Aaron, "I want to get out there too. Youre now a sergeant." With the dispersal of the Dorman Farm Stable last week, trainer George Roberts, who had been highly successful with the horses, finds himself for the first time in many years starting off a meeting with one horse, the filly Future Use, who races in the colors of Mrs. Roberts. However, it is unlikely that he will be in that, state long as he has always been a successful trainer and is considering a couple of offers from other stables . . . Walter Anderson has taken over the engagement book of apprentice Elias Duran, who is under contract to Frank Gilpin. Duran Tiails from New Mexico and has ridden two winners in his brief career . . . Bob Levy reports that So Suave, his iwo -year- old colt, is coming along nicely. "Hes a half-brother to Imbros and I just hope hes half as good," said the young owner . . . Jockey Walter Carrion ought to give his wife Luise a fee for her translation services. Walter, who doesnt speak any English yet, meets his wife after each race he rides and tells her in Spanish how the horse ran and, she, in turn, tells the trainer. Charley Burr, recuperating from injuries received in an accident during the Garden State meeting, is taking it easy at his Arkansas City, Kansas, home. He is expected back in a couple of weeks but may not resume riding right away Jack Purcell, president of the Puett Starting Gate Company, was a recent visitor . . . John Meehan, nephew of clubhouse mixologist Hugh Meehan, celebrated his first mass at St. Catherines church in nearby Spring Lake Sunday . . . The Berlin, N. J., farm of Adolph Bissetti, a captain on the clubhouse dining room staff, was the scene of festivities Sunday at the marriage of his daughter, Rose, to Vernon Dunn . . . Restaurateurs George Ziegler, of Newark, and Frank Caughey, of East Rutherford, N. J., were among the afternoons spectators.

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