Commission, Jockey Club Hear Lamont Appeal, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-28


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Commission Jockey Club Hear Lamont Appeal AppealNEW NEW YORK N Y May 27 The New York State Racing Commission in association with representatives of The Jockey Club will hear an appeal tomorrow at 10 a m against the refusal of stall room at the New York tracks to horses owned by Dan Lamont of Altoona Pa This stable includes El Mono winner of the McLennan and Widener Handicaps last winter at Hialeah Laments case will be presented by William Selig man New York attorney who successfully represented Bobby Merritfc and Roberto Donoso in previous cases connected with the turf The reason given for the barring of the Lamont horses from New York tracks is Laments alleged connection with book making in Altoona The Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau has reported that a poolroom was operating in an Altoona office building owned by Lamont Tomorrows hearing at the rooms of the State Commission will be open to the public George D Widener and Alfred Vanderbilt stewards of The Jockey Club will sit with members of the Commission chairman Ashley T Cole William Langley and David Dows

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