Several Jockeys Lose Their Licenses, Daily Racing Form, 1914-05-26


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1 . - • SEVERAL JOCKEYS LOSE THEIR LICENSES. New York. May 25. — The stewards of the Jockey Club have again refused a license to Tommy Mr Taggart, who rode for August Belmont last year. Mi Taggart. who was s t down last fall for rough riding at Laurel, has been extremely penitent and • onri.lcntly expected to get his license ill time to hi rin riding at Belmont Park. He was not the only rider to feel the hand of discipline, for the stewards rexoked the licenses of Charles Borel and Roaoae Cooso. Doth these b.c.s had their licenses taken away by the Kentucky State Racing Commission, and Ihe action of the Jockey Club stewards was in support of the Kentucky governing liody. Other jockeys denied licenses are Boy Mentry. Prenk Adams and Bddle Taplin. Adams was pun lahed for his part in the running of J. 11. Barr at Norfolk last full, when the horse showed ineon -iMeiicv. Mentrys application was denied on a report from Dinilieo. ami Taplin came under official displeasure on a report from the west. Hugh Denny, who holds the contract on the noted lightweight Jockey Johnny Mi Taggart and who formerly trained for w. M. Bheedy, had his trainers license suspended pending a hearing by the license committee. The trouble ■rose when formes Jockey .lames Heed, who was mixed up in the scandal which led to the evoking ot Jockey J. Wilsons III 1 nsp last fall, was noticed around the stable iu which slue. lys horaea, lay Day. Perthroek and Iuncraig. were k pt. At the time this was noticed the horse also were auspended. The horses have now been reinstated, but the stewards rt quire an 1 planation from Denny as to his relations with The appeal of Cant. E. B. Caaaatt from the ruling of the stewards at Dinilieo. in refusing him pel mission to start Trial by Jury in the Clabaugh Memorial, was laid on the table pending further Information on the subject. The Clabangh Memorial is a race for lw y.-ar olds bred in Virginia, Maryland and Peaaayiraaia. The entry of Trial by Jury was accepted, and at the eleventh boor permission to start him was refused. The Stewards of the meeting based their ruling on the fact that Prlnceaa Chic, the dam of Trial by Jury, had been mated to Fair Play in Kentucky and held that iact to bar the colt from such a race. The applications of D. A. Dwyer. J. P. McAdams and John K. Bowe for trainers licenses were denied.

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