Delaware Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-11


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Delaware Notes DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 9. ; : Mrs. Tom Fallon, mother of the former . rider, Leo "Skinny" Fallon, stated today that her son went through the European I ! campaign without injury and has enough j : points for a discharge. Fallon served with General Pattons army. Edward Smith, formerly a topnotch rider. is now serving in the Navy, stationed at Bainbridge, Md. Dan Finn of the Railway Express Agency, reports that a shipment leaving Pimlico for Suffolk Downs included 10 racers trained by J. Y. Christmas. Trainer Eugene Jacobs, who has a large string training here, is due to receive five more head from his brother Hirsch, who is at New York. Jockey Paul Keiper has departed for his Bedford, Ohio, home, where Mrs. Keiper is infanticipating. Keiper will later join the Detroit jockey colony. Trainer T. L. Klapproth, who brought 14 head of racers here from the Midwest, believes he has two very capable reinsmen to do the saddle work here. He has jockey ; : . I ! j : Louis Arcaro, a nephew of the veteran Eddie, as well as apprentice Mike Daly. Ex-jockey Johnny Leyland, who is now conditioning the thoroughbreds of Ella K. Bryson. Jouett Shouse, William Mcintosh and Hazel Babylon, received minor head injuries and a broken thumb Wednesday morning when thrown from the juvenile In Time. The youngster reared up in the gate, throwing Leyland against the web-! bing. Jockey Nick Wall, who has been inactive since last winter at Tropical Park, put in an appearance Wednesday and expects to swing into action next week. His engagements will be handled by "Whitey" Cun- ningham. Apprentice M. A. Buxton lost part of his seven pounds weight allowance when he piloted Pro Miss to victory in Wednesdays second race. Young Buxton is now eligible to claim only a five-pound allowance. Friends and associates were saddened to learn of the death of jockey Johnny Beedle. The veteran was involved in a five-horse spill last Saturday at Charles Town, W. Va. Hospitalized for a short time Wednesday following an accident at the gate during the morning schooling hours, Johnny Ley-land made a rapid recovery and was on the job galloping horses Thursday morning.

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