Arcaro Greeted With Ovation Upon His Return to Jamaica, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-05


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Arcaro Greeted With Ovation Upon His Return to Jamaica JAMAICA L I N Y May 4 For the first time in many years at any track jockey Eddie Arcaro was greeted with a resounding round of applause when he appeared oh the track today astride Nishan Vartaniahs Headland before the first race The hand clapping that started as a light patter of palms as the Derby winning jockey rode Headland through the gap at the clubhouse turn grew to an ovation as the horses paraded past the stands Arcaro acknowl ¬ edged the unfamiliar greeting by tipping his cap when he reached the finish line lineBanana Banana Nose is more accustomed to Bronx cheers at Jamaica Headland was backed downto oddson and finished third behind Put and Call the original choice and Sammy Renicks The Muffin There was just one solitary boo from the crowd when Arcaro rode back

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