New England Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-25


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New England Notes SUFFOLK DOWNS, Boston, Mass., June 24. Jockey Clay Simpson has ridden in only sixteen races at the meeting, winning seven, for the best percentage of the session to date. Racing secretary Charles J. McLennan is preparing his lineup of imposts for the 0,000 Massachusetts Handicap. Weights for the mile and one-eighth classic are due Saturday evening. It is expected that Whirlaway will be given top figure, although the Calumet Farm representative is rated a doubtful starter. The early demand for reserved seats for ! the Massachusetts Handicap running is the greatest in recent years, according to Tom Waters, in charge of the ticket department. Jack Whyte has taken over the contract I of apprentice L. McMullen, and the boy accepted his first mount of the meeting Thursday. J. H. Louchheim. owner of a large string at Suffolk Downs, left for his Philadelphia ! home on a short business trip. He will then return to Boston for the balance of the meeting. G. R. Watkins will ship his stable to Camden, N. J., early next week for the meeting at Garden State Park. Trainer R. Nixon will accompany the shipment. Trainer Clarence Reynolds will leave within the next few days for Camden, N. J., to await the opening of the Garden State Park meeting. Reynolds conditions the Mrs. Sidney Zell string, headed by the three-year-old Unchallenged. Mrs. I. Simmons has shipped the French-bred Zaltowna to Montreal in care of trainer J. E. Packer. Ray Metcalf reports that he has had the two-year-old Open Fire unsexed. Frank Travis, acting for D. F. Harring- : ton, disposed of Sir Gibson. Speedy Booger and Blue Castle to Joe Binstock at private sale. The trio will be shipped to Montreal for a campaign on the Quebec circuit. Trainer E. A. Summers has added the platers Billy Bee and Sir Elmo to his string at Suffolk Downs. I The juvenile Doryphorus has been transferred to the farm at Hollis, Mass., to be turned out. Little Beans, retired to the stud after going amiss, has been transferred from a ; farm in New Jersey to Arthur Gaignards place at Seekonk, Mass. Bell Tower and Good Lawyer are the latest additions to the schooling list as ; a result of their efforts on Tuesday. G. Foster has added the three-year-old Sky Bound to his string at Suffolk Downs. Liberty Franc, recently shipped to the Boston course from New York, has been returned to Aqueduct. Dave Harrison purchased Roman Hero and Lawyersville from Mrs. L. H. Nimkoff I at private terms. The former, entered in Wednesdays first race, raced in his new owners silks. The horses Red War and Hylas have been retired by the Horsemens Benevolent and Protective Association, according to W. E. Charles, Jr.

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