Fee Long Delayed In Reaching Its Owner, Daily Racing Form, 1908-04-11


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FEE LONG DELAYED IN REACHING ITS OWNER An unusual incident occurred in the offices of the Washington Jockey Club last Wednesday when Clerk of the Course H G Crickmore banded steeplechase jockey Ernest Uuppe a 10 bill with the explanation that it was Huppes fee for his first mount Huppe who Is now the regular rider f or J W Colt began his career in the saddle in races on the flat and his first mount was on Pontlfcx In the first race at Sheepshead Bay July 8 1897 In which he finished third from last in a big field of maiden twoyear olds The fee for losing mounts was 10 which the Coney Island Jockey Club collected but through careless bookkeeping the fee never reached its owner until last week when Secretary Smith in delving through some old records found the Item and also discovered that it had never been paid and forthwith sent a check to Mr Crickmore request ¬ ing him to hand the long delayed remittance to Mr Uuppe who says he bad forgotten that he had never been paid for bis first mount

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