Kenilworth Rumor Unconfirmed: Cella Denies Connection with Murphy in Reported Deal for Buffalo Track, Daily Racing Form, 1907-03-15


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KENILWORTH RUMOR UNCONFIRMED. Cella Denies Connection with Murphy in Reported Deal for Buffalo Track. New i"ik. March 11.— The rumor that Tiatah A. Murphy has leased Kenilworth Park for this year with the privilege of purchase next jreac will not dawn, but it has m t been confirmed by Mr. Murphy. Efforts to reach Mai in St. Louis have been una raUing. The whole situation is chaotic at aetata iind n«. 1. lie seems to have huads 0C tails of it. The Kenilworth track u;i- ssaaaird last year by W. c. Percy and John Bodea, ami Car the first tint" since the New York men took c.v,t the plant la 1M6 the meeting showed ■ profit Then is considerable specalaUoa here :iv to why the saanr gea-tlenien are not to Manage the course tliis season. Buffalo. N. v.. March 14.— Men rersed in racetrack matters are at sea concerning the unofficial report that Joseph a. Marphjr lias leased the Kenilworth tiaek. Speaking of the rep .ted transfer, oac sporting authority said to-day: "II is said tliat Joliu Condon and tlie Cellas are back c.r the deal, but from a reliable source 1 learn that such is not the case. The details of the transfer are sliil under cover, bat very likely they will be gives to the public iu tlue time. Just now its 1 gaeaa." II. Montgomery Gerraaa, president of the Kenil- warth track, said be knew little *i the reported change In the ownership ot Kenilworth. fHaa Keoilworth been based to Judge Murphy " Mi. Qertaas was asked. •| understand so," was the reply, "it is merely a report." "What difference will it make with the management id the track " "I dont t li i nk. it will make any difference, to be frank with you." replied Mr. Gerraaa, "except to help it." "Yon dont kimw who is interested along with Judge Marphy " "No. I caul say that I do." replied Mr. Gerraaa, "luii I do know that aje are going to have ■asaa line racing. I mil I learn mote of the details relative to the change I prefer not to say anything more." Hot Springs, Ark.. March 11 Loals A. Cella denied that he was in any way interested iu the purchase ol kcnilw "i til track at Buffalo, recently acquired hf Joseph A. Murphy. He said: "I know nothing of the deal and have not a live -cent picic htrested in the eastern phut believe, however, that Sam l.azaius. the horseman, is backing Murphy. "

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