Aqueduct: Week-End Forays of Horses Continue Mr. Turf May Seek Stake at Detroit Return Traffic Judge to Belmont Park, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-28


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Aqueduct By Chuck Connors- Week-End Forays of Horses Continue Mr. Turf May Seek Stake at Detroit Return Traffic Judge to Belmont Park AQUEDUCT, L. I., N. Y., June 27. The thoroughbred colony at the three Long Island tracks again proved a well-stocked pool for Monmouth and Delaware Parks from which to draw starters for their featured week-end offerings. The Lamplighter was the salient feature at the New Jersey course and the New Castle Handicap at the Stanton, Del., oval. Eleven of the better regarded campaigners from this area were seen under colors in both offerings but unlike the past the forays into strange lands were not productive in monetary returns. At Monmouth for the Lamplight er, Mr. Al L., Racing Fool, Portersville, Bunnys Babe and Ambergris faced the starter, while at Delaware, Canadiana, Spinning Top, Queens Beeches, Grecian Queen, Evening Out and Lavender Hill paraded post-ward. Then out in Cleveland Traffic Judge, a New York campaigner, accounted for the Ohio Derby, to prove the exception in earnings. "While it is true that the horses are looked upon as New York campaigners, their respective owners with a few exceptions, maintain homes at widely scattered points in the nation, and up into Canada. E. P. Taylor of Toronto, Ont., owns Canadiana, while Grecian Queen is owned by Mrs. B. F. Whitaker of- Dallas, Texas. Portersville is a Mobile, Ala.-owned three -year-old. Queens Beeches, owned by Mrs. John Hanes, and Racing Fool, owned by the Cain Hoy Stable of Harry F. Guggenheim can be regarded as real New York representatives. Traffic Judge is owned by Clifford Mooers who calls the wide open spaces west of the Mississippi his home. Anyway, their racing interests are for the most part centered in this area and on that score are considered adopted sons. The movements to and from New York were discussed by the paddock gang at great length and the members were in agreement that an owner or trainer is permitted a certain amount of latitude in shipping here and there, especially when no opportunities are available, for the moment, at home. May Increase Sysbnby to 00,000 The shipments here and there as. the main topic was shelved in a hurry when the news was broadcast that the Belmont Park stakes for the fall meeting held one enticing morsel of nation-wide interest, namely the Sysonby Stakes. This tidbit will be a hundred grand prize. Providing that certain starters, namely Swaps and Nashua, are to match strides with High Gun, Helioscope and others. Mr. Widener, heretofore none too enthusiastic over so called match races, would go all out to bring the nations top ones together, if their respective owners are inclined to run. Well, anyway, the fall is a long way off and the Sysonby could prove a real honest to goodness horse race, "if." Don Voorhees, the orchestra man, deserted the Long Island scene for the summer months. He moved over to Monmouth Park and will be a regular at that meeting for the duration. . . . Mrs. Henry C. Phipps was a week-end visitor for the running of the stake program. . . . Louis Lazare, who has horses campaigning here and at Monmouth, left for the latter point for an extensive stay. . . . Trainer Max Hirsch returned from Delaware Park where he saddled a draft of horses over the week end. . . . Jack Amiel has under consideration plans to send his Mr. Turf to Detroit for a handicap engagement there. . . . Max Gordon of the theatrical world was a week-end visitor. . . . Be-Wi, one of the biggest two-year-olds in training, accounted for the first success of Mrs. W. Thorn Kissell on Saturday. The colt is a Saratoga Springs stakes prospect. . . . Jockey Eddie Arcaro returned from Cleveland where he rode Traffic Judge, owned by Clifford Mooers, to victory in the Ohio Derby. ... Dr. J. M. Lee came over from Delaware Park to saddle Bellow in an overnight engagement. . . . Trainer Woody Stephens came back from Cleveland and said that Traffic Judge was due-at Belmont Park this afternoon. Plan Nashuas Trip to Arlington W. C. Partee, the Magnolia, Ark., patron, returned to" his home following a brief visit, but will be on hand for the Saratoga session and the yearling vendues. . Jack Silverman, the Long Islander, was among those present. . . . Following the running of the Dwyer, which is on Saturday, trainer Jim Fitzsimmons will make plans to ship Nashua to Arlington Park for engagements at that track. . . . Trainer J. H. "Slim" Pierce, in discussing the future engagements of Bless Pat, owned by the Pin Oaks Stable, stated that she was on the delicate side and not too good a shipper. Her Delaware Park commitments will depend upon her condition tomorrow or Wednesday. . . . Trainer F. A. Bonsai has in his care two candidates for the Dwyer, Saratoga, from Montpelier, and Westward Ho, owned by Breckenridge Long. He may choose one to start in the Dwyer over the week end. . . . Jabneh, who was acquired from Laudy Lawrence by Mrs. E. E. Bankhead, is looked upon as a starter in the Dwyer. The colt is at present at Monmouth Park. . . . The Brooklyn running will be celebrated by the press box gang, courtesy of Park and Tilford, and the winner will be toasted in old Dry Monopole champagne. . . . Bob Pinkerton of the famed detective agency and Spencer Drayton of the TRPB gave the clubhouse and grandstand the eagle eye over the week end. . . . Tangulia, an imported French-bred, was destroyed this morning.

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