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v , . : a. i Connors Corner This Could Be the Season For Two-.Y f ear-Olds Kilroe By C. J. CONNORS BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y., June 5. "This could be the year, the year for two-year-olds, that is," mused Jimmy Kilroe this morning. He was studying the nomination list for the New York series for two-year-olds which comprise the Juvenile, Great American, Grand Union Hotel and the Cowdin. The series closed with 277 nominations and a quick glance at the parentage of some of the nominees leaves nothing to be desired. The New York series, as the four events are styled, is for foals of 1955 and a subscription of 00 each is exacted from each nomination. If nominated Friday, Feb. 1, 1957, this fee to provide eligibility for all four stakes named thereon. The original subscription fees to be divided equally among the winners of the four stakes. Supplementary nominations may be made to each stakes 10 days before its running by the payment .of the following fees: to the Juvenile, 00; Great American, 00; Grand Union Hotel, 00, and Cowdin, 00. In discussing the New York series, Kilroe pointed out that the original idea was proferred by A. G. Vanderbilt but that the supplementary nominations came later. Supplementary nominations are considered a recent innovation although they have been in use for several decades. In the past a supplementary nomination to a stakes on a New York track was taboo, although in other centers it was an accepted practice. This year the pendulum swung the other way and sup- plementals are the order. Anyway, todays t field in the Juvenile represents a good cross section of the youngsters. The work watchers point out that in todays dash some real good ones will be watched with interest. They state that it is one of the hardest two-year-old renewals of the Juvenile to separate and that the winner could come from any one of the overnight nominees. The same work watchers also state that a dozen colts and fillies, still to be shown under colors, are displaying their prowess in the mornings and are ready for their respective debuts. Anyway, this could be the two-year-old year that every racing man has been, waiting for for years. Kilroe is sanguine of that and when reminded that the Experimental weights will be due this winter, grimaced and quipped, "Why bring that up?" Jovial Joye Remains in East"" Trainer Charlie Sanford decided to leave Jovial Jove, owned by the Bwamazon Farm of M. E. Waldheim of Chicago, at Belmont Park. The colt is eligible for a series of sprint races in New York, Delaware and New Jersey. Jovial Jove in the past showed a dislike for the racing strips in the Chicago area, hence the switch in plans. Sanborn will do some commuting between Chicago and New York during the summer months. . . . Jockey Edward Manacelli, under call to trainer Hirsch Jacobs, accepted his first mount of the New York season. The boy recently arrived from Maryland. Trainer Jimmy Jones this morning in telephonic conversations with Jimmy Kilroe was undecided about shipping Fabius here for the Metropolitan. Jones stated that the Calumet handicap performer is not too good a shipper. . . . Trainer Sidney Jacobs, who recently arrived from New Jersey, plans to start Tudor Era, owned by Mrs. H. Herff, in the Metropolitan. . . . Maurice "Dancer" Hyams checked in from Miami and plans to remain for the summer months. . . . Jerry Brady, of the American Totalisator Co., will leave for Los Angeles, Calif:, over the week end. . . . Alexander J. Ostriker was an early morning visitor to witness several of his horses undergotrain-ing trials. Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Wall of Detroit, who had been here for several days, returned to their home. They have a draft of horses with Joe Nash. . . . Eugene Constantin Jr., planed up from Tampa, Fla., where he Continued on Poge Forty CONNORS CORNER By CHUCK CONNORS Continued from Page Threw consummated several business transactions. He joined Mrs. Constantin in the clubhouse for the afternoon. . . . Sir Ruler, an impressive winner first out in the Claiborne Farm colors yesterday, was acquired by A. B. Hancock Jr. at private vendue. The deal was consummated during Derby week at Louisville when Hancock, heading a syndicate, acquired the colt from the Murcainbyars Stable. The reported price was said to be 5,000. The New York racing crowd -was pleased over the result of the Epsom Derby when Ballymoss, racing for John McShain of Philadelphia, finished second. Ballymoss is an Irish-bred and it is quite possible that he may be shipped tothese shores this fall and campaigned in the handicap ranks jiext year. . . . Mrs. Henry C. Phipps, of the Wheatley Stable, was a clubhouse guest for the afternoon. She was represented in the Juvenile by Nasco. . . . Charles Mather, of Philadelphia, who races under the nom de course of the Avonwood Stable, returned to his home.