Milton Appointed Starter: Arrangements Progressing For Meetings To Be Held On New York Tracks.; Jockey Club Stewards Adopt Resolutions of Respect in Memory of J. Pierpont Morgan, a Member of Their Organization from Its Inception., Daily Racing Form, 1913-04-11


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MILTON APPOINTED STARTER ARRANGEMENTS PROGRESSING FOR MEETINGS TO BE HELD ON NEW YORK TRACKS Jockey Club Stewards Adopt Resolutions of Respect Respectin in Memory of J Pierpont Morgran a Member of ofTheir Their Organization from Its Inception Nun York April 10 It is apparent that two yearolds will play a prominent part in Now York ravin during the season to open at Bclmont Park May tO With the cessation of racing here two years ago so many horses were shipped abroad that the supply of older horses is none too plentiful Thero has also been a big falling off in thoroughbred breeding lint the records at tlie ollice of the Regis trar of the Jotkey Club show that 240O foals were registered in 1011 Many of these will race this year Almost 2H 0 of them have been named This is an unusually good i crcentage of names for the number of foals much hotter in fact tlian wlien the breeding industry was at its height in this country At least two races for the youngsters each ilny will lie the rule ruleThere There was a special meeting of the Jockey Club today to pass resolutions on the death of J Pier pout Morgan who has been a incnilicr of the club since its organization Although Mr Morgan took no active interest hi racing not even to the extent of attending race meetings he was a linn believer in the sport and the iHMielits that accrued to the country at large through the development of the thoroughbred horse which could only come by racing He gave racing his inliuence at all times and being a natural sportsman it is not l eyoud reason that only his miiltitudious business affairs kept him from becoming an active factor in the sport sportTlie Tlie resolutions of respect passed today by the stewards of the Jockey Club in memory of the late J IicrK nt Morgan who was a member of the Jockey Club were couched in the following lan ¬ guage Tlie members of tin Jockey Club have met this lay to place on record an expression of their sor rmvr InTTTeIrtrTf ffielr late an7l Tiotioredas3o iiiitc John ricrpoiil Morgan and to record their liigh appreciation of his character as a man anil his career benevolenceMr of vast usefulness and unstinted benevolence Mr Morgan would have attained the age of seventysix years if he had lived until the 17th of this month monthDuring During this long life ho gave unsparingly of his best for the welfare and uplifting of his fellow man fiifted manfiifted with most exceptional ability anil en ¬ dowed witli wonderful energy and jMWer lie be ¬ stowed upon his varied interests high ideals and wise treatment that must ever tend to conserve their developmentAs prosiKHity and future development As a linancier lie stands practically unequaled in our country As a patron of art his liberality mid judgment command the admiration of the civil ¬ ized world As a philanthropist his generous gifts and widespread benefactions form of themselves his noblest monument monumentAs As a friend his strong and abiding loyalty has brought comfort and happiness to an infinite num ¬ ber berFor For attributes and more the members of the Jockey Club resolve that they have lost an asso ¬ ciate whose memory will he ever cherished and deeply respected by all allWhile While the Saratoga Association will stick pretty close to the old list of stake events there will bo olie notable change This will be tlie substitution of tlie Sanford Memorial Stakes for the Hnrricana The latter event was named for the Sanford breed ¬ ing farm at Amsterdam The change to the San ford Memorial following tlie death of Stephen Sa n ford is a lilting tribute to one of tlie stoutest supporters of the sport New York State has ever known Tlie various other stakes that long since became famous at Saratoga will he renewed and within a short time entries will be invited for the fixtures The Hopeful Saratoga Special Spinaway Saratoga Handicap Flash Alabama North Ameri ¬ can Steeplechase Grand Union United Slates Hotel Stakes Adirondack Travers Mohawk Merchants and Citizens Handicap Huron and Saratoga Cup will be in the book as usual usualThe The stewards approved the following olflcials for the Havre de Crate meeting Steward K C Smith IIandici pper W S Vosbnrgh Judge C H Peltin glll associate judge and clerk of scales II U Hitman starter James Milton patrol iudge W II Scliaut timer W IS Barretto Mr Vosburgh was appointed steward to represent the Jockey Club ClubC C II Pettingills report of the Charleston ineet hig brought out the following from the stewards Ho much rough riding and use of the whip and the hands by jockeys against contending horses cause the stewards to warn all jockeys that such foil riding will not be tolerated and severe punishment will follow violations of the rules rulesCharles Charles Garners application for a jockey license was denied as was Arthur Carters request for reinstatement reinstatementThe The following ollicials for the Belmont Park meet ¬ ing wore approved James Milton starter C II Petting and E C Smith judges H U Ilouian clerk of the scales Al Burton assistant to clerk of the scales J L Hall patrol judge W II naretto timer Otlicial approval of the dates for Bclmont Park Jamaica and Saratoga racing was also given givenJames James Milton who will do the starting on the Jockey Club tracks this year was once a printers devil In tlie ollice of the Waco Daily Day and later was mailing manager of Illaims Iconoclast IconoclastBarney Barney Schreiber with fifteen racers arrived at Sheppsheiid Hay today Sam Holman is said to be seeking to buy tlie whole of the Schreiber horses for Canadian turfmen turfmenII II F Carman with fortysix horses will arrive at Belmont Park tomorrow tomorrowFourteen Fourteen yearlings bred in France by August Bel inont will be shipped from France to Ixmdou and then transhipped to America on a steamship which leaves London April 2 These with fourteen others bred lu Kentucky will IK sold at auction by Mr Itelmoiit during the Bclmont Park meeting meetingW W C Kdwards secretary of the Metropolitan Jockey Club which races over the Jamaica course was a visitor at the Jockey Club ollicos yesterday He said that it was the Intention of his association to have a revival of the Excelsior Handicap when tlie race meeting opens there July S and that many of tlie other fixtures of the club would also feature the meeting Already work is going forward to have the course ready for the thoroughbreds and nothing will be lacking when the gates are thrown ojvcn ojvcnJ J G Follansl ee was also a visitor at the ollices of 1ho Jockey Club Mr Follansbee put In a goodly portion of tlie winter at tlie Juarez race track and he spoke enthusiastically of the character of the sport over the Mexican course Price McKinnpy who was with Mr FollanslKo at the time was equally enthusiastic and predicted that the racing at Juarez would become iMtter each y ir irResecting Resecting Ihe ruling by which jockey Grand was ordered suspended for the rest of the Jamestown meeting the ollicials at M arll oro will not permit him to accept mounts at that track

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