Jamaica Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1933-05-26


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I JAMAICA TURF NOTES $ ; James Fitzsimmons gave the Wheatley Stables Utopian a useful trial at Aqueduct Thursday morning for his engagement -in the Withers. This old time test is to be decided at Belmont Park next Tuesday, and the son of St. Germans was sent along for a handy mile in 1:42. The fractional time was :48, 1:14, 1:42. The colt was in hand all the way and appears ready to give an excellent account of himself. His last previous start was when he finished third to Head Play and Ladysman in the Preakness at Pimlico. Edelweiss, the filly Fitzsimmons is fitting for the Acorn Stakes at Belmont Park, was also seen in a useful move. She covered a mile in 1:43. The Acorn is a mile test for three-year-old fillies, to be decided at Belmont Park next Monday. Blenheim and Dark Secret were two others shown in good moves by the veteran trainer. Blenheims mile was in 1:42, while Dark Secret had a better move than any one of the four when his mile was caught in 1:41, with fractions of :48, 1:13 and 1:41. This fellows first important engagement is in the mile of the Metropolitan Handicap, in which he is handicapped at 114 pounds. The Glen Riddle Stable, in charge of trainer George Conway, arrived at Belmont Park from Pimlico. Barney Pate will enter a local hospital for a throat operation in the course of the next few days. James Tranter announced that the entries for the June 3 sale close on Saturday. Tom Healey returned from the Whitney Farm at Red Bank, N. J., where he went to oversee the loading of Top Flight for Belmont Park. The mare arrived at the stable after an uneventful trip and will be given a gallop today. Jockey R. Wholley was suspended Wednesday by starter Cassidy for disobedience at the post. Frank J. Kearns returned from Montreal where he attended the opening of the Mount Royal meeting. Jockey H. Bagur suffered a broken bone in his left foot when he was crowded against the rail in the third race. Pat Fouhey arrived from Freehold, N. J., with Hurry Byet Flame Bird and two others.

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