Delaware Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1946-06-28


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Delaware Notes DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 27. Greentree Stables School Tie, Rapier and Pepper Mill were returned to New York over the week-end. School Tie raced fairly well in finishing fourth to Flaoh Burn in Saturdays Diamond State Stakes. Trainer W. L. "Duke" McCue has transferred his string to Jamaica. Included in the shipment were Freddies Pal, Roma-nock, Starry Cant, Black Brat, Thornpatch and Plymouth. Piquant, another sprinter trained by McCue, was shipped to an Elk-ton, Md., Farm. Agent Jerry McNally, who is handling Shelby Clark, has taken over the book of Raymond Arduini. He also looks after apprentice William Cherry. David Woods, director of public relations for the Maryland Jockey Club, announced that William Shrewbridge had been engaged as racing secretary at Timoniums summer meeting. Other officials already approved are Mort Mahony, mutuels manager, and William Schamerhorn, starter. With the close of Aqueduct last Saturday, jumpers arrived in force from Belmont Park over the week-end. G. H. "Pete" Bostwick brought in four head, L. E. Stoddard, Jr., had two head, J. E. Ryan, eight and Arthur White brought Brookmeade Stables Greek Flag here for his stake engagement. The largest shipments totalled seven head trained by Judy Johnson. The latter contingent includes the capable Floating Isle. Trainer Preston Burch has sent another contingent here from New York, the shipment including the New Castle Handicap eligible, Galladare, who races for the Brookmeade Stable. A van load of horses leaving here for Charles Town included Flange, Frederic II., Busy Moments and Alarosa. The sprinter Gumdrop has been returned to Belmont Park for racing at Jamaica. Trainer Morris Dixon has sent the jumper Adaptable to his Kennet Square, Pa., farm for a brief rest. Ken Force, former outrider of New York tracks and now a very successful conditioner, has shipped Top Beau from this point to Aqueduct. During the stay of the naval exhibit ship LST 512 in Wilmington through Thursday, the courtesies of Delaware Park will be extended to the nine officers, 75 navy personnel and the detachment of 60 marines.

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