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JOCKEY OTT A CHICAGO" BOY. Jockey Walter Ott, who fortunately escaped injury in the spill in the first race at Empire City traek yesterday, is a Chicago boy. His mother is a" widow and he is her only child. He Is sixteen .years of age and has been, with the horses about two years. He is under contract to John Ferriss, Jr., of Nashville, Tenu., and rode his first winner May 10, last.