Another Row over Burns Boys., Daily Racing Form, 1907-03-05


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ANOTHER ROW OVER BURNS BOYS. New York. March 4— W. C. Daly is not after all to get Gay and Willie Burns back to his stable without a tight. East fall when the father of the boys, by court pPK-eedings. bad their apprenticeship to Dab/ made invalid the burden of his petition was that he desired to take them away from the influence of the racetrack. This was. of eonrse. only an excuse to place them under more favorable terms U the father, who reaped none of the fruits of their labors under Dalys management. But so BOOS as they were free he apprenticed them to R. Boyle, the terms of the agreement being that a certain portion of their earnings should lie paitl direct to the father. This contract, which Boyle holds is signed by the elder Burns, but not by the boys mother. Now. however, that the mother of the boys has been made their guardian by the Canadian courts, she desWes that the contract Willi Daly be renewed, and has announced her intention of bringing the bins here this week with that end in view. Daly says that a promise was Blade to hint that he should have first call on the ]« ys if it was decided to again appientice them. The matter "ill. in all prob ability, have to be threshed out before the stewards of the Jockey CRlb, but Daly is confident he will win out in the end.

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