Judges Stand: Vest More Reliance in Stewards; Breeders Disregard Jersey Act; Occupation Enhances Reputation; Anent Calumet Farm Sister Act, Daily Racing Form, 1944-06-22


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JUDGES STAND By Charles Hatton Vest More Reliance in Stewards Breeders Disregard Jersey Act Occupation Enhances Reputation Anent Calumet Farm Sister Act ActTurfiana Turfiana A C Ernsts Aletern who re ¬ lieved form students of the oppressive bur ¬ den of private property Suburban Day has een nominated for the Butler as well as the Brooklyn Pensive now reconnoitering at Arlington Washington will bypass the 50000 Empire City parroting Earl Warren he may say I am not a can ¬ didate Gossips have it Charles F Con n o r s Massachusetts commissioner will de ¬ cline reelection as high priest of the NARC Ednyfed Williams is often mentioned as the next chairman Racetrackers are the most philosophical of sports followers Neither capricious form nor the whimsies of suburban transit companies perturbs them For instance those who went to catch the 1015 to Washington Park open ¬ ing day discovered it had decided to depart at 930 Waiting until 1110 for the next train on this faintly fictitious schedule they were then deposited on the Harvey platform transferred to a nonexistent train The Arlington and Butler Hand ¬ icaps conflict this summer Herbert M Woolf is delighted with the youthful Maedas yearlings and foals at Woolford Farm Ed Snyder is not sure if Wil ¬ liam Helis will splurge in the yearling mart this summer Santa Anita is favorably located and Doc Strub is not too de ¬ pressed what with Churchill predicting the war against Germany will be won this summer The graded handicaps being substituted for claimers remove a liability for manipulating horses and make the pub ¬ lic more dependent upon stewards for pro ¬ tection against sharp practices Graded races for platers are filling better than are claimers One reason is the wild disparity between claiming prices and purse values The former are commensurately too low and tempt haltermen irresistibly irresistiblyThe The representative committee of American sportsmen and breeders who are actively interested in a movement to rescind the Jersey Act have tactfully chosen a most oppor ¬ tune time As we have previously noted much of the worlds wealth in bloodstock now is in the United States including Australasias pre ¬ mier sire Beau Pere and Europes Sir Gallahad III Bull Dog Blen ¬ heim II Bahram and Mahmoud The war made some of these avail ¬ able Reversing the old order Engr lish breeders now are shipping mares to America to be bred Recently we duly noted a prized producer was voyaging to Bull Dogs court Now we learn three are booked to Bah ¬ ram It is conceivable the Jersey Act which discourages the acquisi ¬ tion of Americanbreds ultimately may be nullified by English breeders disregard for it itWere Were Occupation trained specif ically for sprinting he would be without a peer in that division trainer Don Cameron esti ¬ mated prophetically last spring John Marsch still cherished illusions his home ¬ bred Futurity Specialist would stay the Classic distance at the time Failing in that Occupation this year has been con ¬ fined to sprinting and is indeed without a peer in contemporary racings fast set here in the Midlands His status is anal ¬ ogous to Apaches in the East A match between the two would be fascinating even to the most blase racegoers one imagines imaginesBill Bill Zieglers Bounding Home be ¬ came one of the most bewildering segments in the jigsaw puzzle of the 1944 threeyearolds when he raced his way from obscurity to fame in the Belmont Saturdays 50000 Dwyer affords him an opportunity of confirming that showy form He also is in the 50000 Empire City though not the Classic or the American Derby Pensives objectives Opera jtive 678 suggests Bounding Home is the threeyearold Matt Brady thought El Chico was a few years backBland back Bland Ben Jones the vast and vastly popular Calumet conditioner reports that Miss Keeneland did not ship like the im ¬ perturbable trouper Twilight Tear is and explains that she is a light doer never theless expects her to be ready to spor the Devils red soon at Chicago Miss Keeneland was runnerup to Suzie ii the Lassie here last summer turning the tables on her in the Selima when last they ran together But most the Calumet en tourage fancies Twilight Tear can nov whip Miss ICeeneland any time the idei appeals to her Ownerbreeder Wright is glad both are under his roof

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