Dick Coghill Retired until Spring: Willard Mitchell Rises to Eminence at Kentucky Bar from Earnings as a Jockey, Daily Racing Form, 1908-01-30


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DICK C0GHILL RETIRED UNTIL SPRING. Willard Mitchell Rises to Eminence at Kentucky Bar from Earnings as a Jockey. Lexington. Ky.. Jamiary 20. —Jerry Taylor returned from New Orleans today and his two-; ear-old Dick Coghill. is on the way noilh Willi "Bub" Mays Marbles and Please. This colt, by Mesmerist l.ad.v Holvrood. was one of the highest tried reariknga at the local Hack and much was expected of eke when he was shipped lo New oilcans in November. "1 kiow Dick Coghill is a gaea coll." s:,i,l M,-. Taylor today. "But he is no! righl. 1 am oing h ".ive him a rest until April or Ma. and I am satisfied thai lie will win for me." Mays hois.s are coining lo Lexington lo rest up. but tkeir owner expects to journey on to California. W .ill. i Orater kaa r-nuned from a nip to Florida and Texas and will take up a siring of seven, five of t lii-m two eai olds, next Salurday. Lee Sinilha will train his own horses this year. He "has lifteen two year olds at his Haras near Athens, which will he brought into the local track next areak. one of tkesa is a aekf-kretker to John Maris, which he sold last year to Paul J. Bakaej for 2,828. This colt is by Margrave -Lizzie i Hlman Willard Milchcll. a distiuguislied lawyer and gailtlrlan ark* dieil of brain fever at Nicholasville i« ol.-i.v . was once a jockey. He was forty-six years of age and in the lal.- seventies ami early eighlies. i ode mam horses. Be ipiit Ihe saddle for a seal in a law school and with Ihe ansae* In* had earned as a ridei. completed bis eilucalion. ID- was re guided as one ol Kentucky s leading bairisUis.

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