New York Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-05


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New York Notes JAMAICA L I N Y May 4 Ben Whitaker arrived from Louisville yesterday and reported that he had in ¬ spected the broodmares stallions and other horses he has in that area Whitaker will remain some time Skeeter Shapoff arrived from Miami in quest of several horses for a summer cam ¬ paign My Request who finished third in the Kentucky Derby will be returned to his Belmont Park stall today The Whitaker owned colt is a Preakness eligible The Keeneland division numbering 11 owned by Hal Price Headley checked info Belmont Park to join the others trained by E L Cotton Mount Marcy raced himself out of class C and into class A on Saturday He is being pointed for the Preakness and the Belmont Trainer Jack Skirvin reported that A cr Ernsts Aladear would be sent to the courir of Alsab this spring The Woodjale Stable non de course of Mrs Royce Martin of Toledo Ohio ar ¬ rived at Belmont Park Monday Eighteen head comprised the shipment in charge of trainer Woody Stephens The horses came from Lexington Ky Gallorette W L Branns regal mare who easily accounted for the Traveller Vat Jamaica on Friday will face the starter on Saturday in the Firenze Handicap Thisv mile and onesixteenth feature is for fillies and mares three years old and over and carries an added value of 25000 Included in the shipment which came from California to race for the WL Ranch here is the horses Honeymoon King Rhymer W L Sickle and three twoyear olds John E Cooper racing secretary and handicapper for the National Steeplechase and Hunt Association was a visitor and distributed license blanks to trainers and riders who will participate in the field sport whteh gets under way with the open ing of the Belmont meeting on May 17

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