Rodriguez No Longer an Apprentice, Daily Racing Form, 1918-06-14


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a v RODRIGUEZ NO LONGER AN APPRENTICE New York. June 13. — Don Jose Rodriguez, the promising rider whom James Arthur has under his wing, ceased to lie a recipient of tie- five pound apprentice allowance on eastern tracks, when he brought T. P. Thomes Sycamoor home a winner in tie third race at Belmont Pari: Tuesday. This is in accordance with the new Jtn-key Club rule, which provides that an apprentice becomes a full-fledged jockV after he has ridden forty winners, instead of one year from the date of his first winner. The one year rale still applie-s on the Keniucky tracks and iu ease Kodrigm z go. s there, he can claim the five i ounil allowance until the anniversary of his first winning mount.

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