New York Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-02


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New York Notes BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N Y June 1 1Jockey Jockey Steve Brooks was notified this morning that his classification had been changed to 1A in the draft status Tanny Merriweather who rode his first winner astride Invader in the Corinthian t established something of a record for stee jplechase riders of the future His first winning mount was in a stake offering offeringAlex Alex Gordon left for Lexington Ky on a business trip but plans to be back for ithe Aqueduct meeting Highborough owned by Ben FWhitaker is a victom of blood poisoning and little hcpes are held out to save him The horse Top Suit has been barred by starter Cassidy Vintage Port and Respire are on the schooling list listJack Jack Whyte arrived from Boston to han ¬ dle Eternity for his stallion stake engage ¬ ment Jimmy Kees who was formerly on the Hialeah Park publicity staff was a visitor over the weekend He is now a member of the United States naval forces stationed at Philadelphia Assistant U S Attorney General Edmund H Caddy accompanied by Mrs Caddy at ¬ tended the races at the Belmont course over the weekend Jimmy Rourke who is now a lieutenant in the United States Army was a spectator at Belmont Park Rourke was formerly connected with the publicity staff at Bel ¬ mont and Pimlico Jack Whyte checked in from Suffolk Downs to supervise the training of Eter ¬ nity an expected startr in the National Stallion Stakes here on Saturday He will return to New England in a day or two Dave Woods publicity director at the Pimlico course arrived from Maryland to witness the holiday program over the week Trainer F G Scott shipped W S Ja ¬ cobs Troon to Suffolk Downs for a cam ¬ paign in that sector sectorCharles Charles Lawrence registered four head at Belmont Park He expects to race them at the current meeting Fortyfour horses changed hands via the claiming route during the first 19 days of the current meeting aggregating 107GOO Jockey V Nodarse who was suspended at the current meeting for insubordination will be back in good standing on Friday Jockey Steve Brooks will be permitted to ride here on Friday He was grounded for 20 racing days for repeated rough rid ¬ ing at this meeting meetingTrainer Trainer R G Woolf reported that the jumper Compass Rose fractured a bone in his knee in his last race Kent Miller announced that he would rest his jumped Elkridge until the latter part of the coming Aqueduct meeting Trainer James Bjg Jim Healy has ac quired the horse Meneither from Henry Mc J Daniel for the account of James Buchanan

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