Sportsmans Park: Fieselman Leading Sportsmans Jockey; Denver Youngster Apt Student of Craft; Race Among Trainers Here Quite Close, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-10


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Sportsmans Park I By J J Murphy I IFieselman Fieselman Leading Sportsmans Jockey Denver Youngster Apt Student of Craft Race Among Trainers Here Quite Close CloseSPORTSMANS SPORTSMANS PARK Cicero HI May 9 Jockey Jack Fieselman of Denver has wrapped up another Sportsmans Park riding championship The clever reinsman goes into the final two days of the sport at this session with a score of 32 winners as against 18 for Willie Collier the Iowaborn lightweight and 17 for Tony Skoronski of Cicero Fiesel mans riding all through the ses ¬ sion has been excellent and in addition to the public choices he has steered to victory he has won with a number of outsiders Al ¬ though he was a capable pilot here last year when he topped the standings at one meeting and finished second to Clarence Meaux at another Fieselman improved con ¬ siderably during the winter months Fieselman says he learned a good deal about the art of horsebacking through studying the methods of some of the top riders in Florida during the winter Fieselman although a freelance will do some riding for trainer Arnold Winick during the Balmoral meeting meetingThe The race among the trainers is quite close with George Alexandra who conditions the runners of Emil Denemark Jr as well as a few for himself having sad died nine winners as against seven each for Clifford Scott and Earl D Smith Roy McDonnell is next with six while in the following bracket at five are Angelo Cilio Marion VanBerg Steve Ippolito and E G Ma honey No less than 72 trainers saddled one or more winners during the meeting Twenty jockeys have rid ¬ den one or more winners winnersBurr Burr to Ride for Tom Kelley KelleyAnother Another former leader among the jockeys in this area checked in today and will ride here Saturday He is Charlie Burr 24yearold reinsman from Arkansas City Kansas who showed the way to the reinsmen at the Balmoral meeting of 1957 Burr won theoiational championship in 1951 with 310 winners He will ride the horses saddled by trainer Tom Kelley as well as accepting outside mounts It is now definite that jockey Gilbert Hernandez injuredin a spill here yes ¬ terday morning suffered a broken collarbone He is at St Anthonys Hospital Chicago Arracadro the sturdy western runner owned by F and W Haynes of Pampas Texas is through with racing for the time being His owners had intended sending the sevenyear old to Washington Park tb take a crack at the Bal ¬ moral grass stakes but Arracado was slightly injured in his last race and he has been transferred to the farm to be rested restedLouis Louis Apples Taber California trainer is at Wash ¬ ington Park in charge of the horses owned by Ellis Farm including the fiveyearold Little Pache vic ¬ torious in both the Correction and Ben o Roses Handi ¬ caps in New York last year Taber formerly condi ¬ tioned the mare although F E Cundall handled her in most of her races last season Some Chicago men are suing a transport company for 20000 as the result of an accident allegedly leading up to the death last year of Princess Pyla a twoyearold who was pur ¬ chased at the Keeneland yearling sales for 2800 Dan Desmond will serve as Harry Sheers chief assist ¬ ant at Balmoral this season Word from Jacnot Farm that about a dozen foals by Fleet Bird have ar ¬ rived and that more are expected expectedScott Scott to Take Balmoral Entries EntriesF F J Milne who is studying veterinary medicine at the Ontario Agricultural College Guelph Ontario Canada is visiting here Entries for the opening program of the Balmoral meeting will be taken at this track Saturday morning with Tom Scott in charge Steward Frederic Graf ton is planning to rest up for a short time at his home in Oak Park 111 Jack Defee who owns the New Orleans baseball club as well as several hoxses left for his home in the Crescent City but plans on returning next week A handicap star to check in at Washington Park the other day is the fiveyearold Meeting winner of the Hialeah Turf Handicap last winter Meetingis owned by the Tartan Stable and trained by J W Sceusa SceusaEddie Eddie McCann who has been visiting in the inter ¬ ests of Waterford Downs departed for Pittsburgh after having been assured by some trainers that they would ship for the Waterford meeting Jockey Dudley Vandenborre who rode winners of both ends of the Daily Double here Thursday has a very good per ¬ centage here Although born in New Orleans Vanden borre now resides in Evanston 111 with his wife and two children With fair weather the management hopes to eclipse last years handle of 1453107 for closing day In 1957 the meeting came to a conclusion on a cool overcast day and the races were run on a muddy track It is expected that the skies will be sunny and the racing strip fast on Saturday Mr and Mrs Fred Barnes and Mr and Mrs Eimer Abramson racing enthusiasts of Omaha visited over the week end

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