Tremont Stakes next for Getthere Jack, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-15


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Tremont Stakes Next for Getthere Jack Major and Mrs. Albert Warner will leave for Los Angeles next week for a prolonged visit. They hope to witness considerable racing at Hollywood Park and then return eastward for the Saratoga Springs session.-. . . Herbert Bayard Swope came out for the opening and did some reminiscing on the Brooklyn Handicap. . . . Trainer Jack Weipert, Jr., said that Getthere Jack, owned by the Lily Ann Stable, would be a starter in the Tremont Stakes for juveniles. The offering is to be decided next week. . . . Grandpere, a one-time well regarded member of the L. B. Mayer menage, is standing at Littleton, Col. He was bred to 32 mares this spring. Grandpere is owned jointly by Bob Jones and Ken Schiffer Trainer Charlie Reynolds left for Arlington Park, Chicago, where he will train a draft of the Elmendorf horses for grass races at that point. The shipment comprised six horses, all importations from Europe. Jack Amiel, the Times Square restaurateur, came out for a looksee at the opening. . . . Mrs. Edward Kil-| roe, widow of the former president of Jamaica, made 9 her first appearance of the meeting. She was escorted about the grounds by her sons, Edward and Jimmie. . . .Mrs. H. C. Phipps of the Wheatley Stable was present for the afternoon. She will pass up a visit to Delaware Park where her three-year-old filly, High Voltage, is destinedto race in the Delaware Oaks. . . . Meyer Kaplan, the Forest Hills, N. Y. owner, jockeys Eddie Arcaro and Willie Shoemaker and the former rider, Willie Horn, staged a celebration the other night. Shoemaker participated by remote control and the occasion was not the winning of the Belmont but the arrival of a gushing gas well out Oklahoma way. The well is said to be a big one.

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