Another Turf War., Daily Racing Form, 1898-08-18


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ANOTHER TURF WAR WARDETROIT WARDER DETROIT MiCHAugust 17 Secretary Farmer occupied the starters box at Windsor today in the absence of Starter H D Brown who was arrested on a warrant for an assault on Jockey Patsy Freeman in Detroit last night The trouble was the outcome of a story which ap ¬ peared pearled in a local paper on the harsh manner in which the starter deals with the boys riding under him Brown accused Freeman of being the instigator of the article which the latter denied The lie was passed and Brown slapped Freemans Freeman face The jockey then obtained a warrant for assault and Brown was arrested just as he was boarding the boat for Windsor at 1 30 this afternoon

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