Enthusiasm In Florida: Jacksonville Overflowing With Patrons Of Racing From All Quarters.; Meeting Scheduled to Open at Moncrief Park Today Also Looked Forward to with Keen Interest by Jacksonville Residents., Daily Racing Form, 1910-11-24


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ENTHUSIASM IN FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE OVERFLOWING WITH PATBONB OF RACING FXOM ALL QUARTERS Meeting Scheduled to Open at Moncrief Park Today Also Looked Forward to with Keen In terest by Jacksonville Residents Jacksonville Fla November 23 The winter meeting of the Florida Live Stock and Agricultural State Fair Association will begin tomorrow tinder conditions that augur well for its success There are close to 800 horses at Moncrief Parkland en ¬ thusiasm among the local followers of the thorough ¬ bred is at a high pitch There are more visitors here this winter than there were last season and all arc anxious for the meeting to begin Several changes have been made in the staff of officiahxher this season A B Dade succeeds H D Brown as starter and Joseph McLcnnan will be clerk of the scales The board of stewards will be made up of Tboniaa O McDowell who arrived from Lexington this morning W P Burch and W W Lyles Tlie firstnamed two are wellknown horsemen one being from the middle west arid the other from the east eastThe The plant at Moncrief Park although new last winter has been overhauled and brnslieVl up since the close of the previous meeting and everything abont the place is neat and clean and presents an inviting appearance After serious consideration the management decided to make the udmisison fee this winter 2 It is understood that this move was made to discourage the attendance of local clerks and people who could not afford to patronize the sport It is the general impression here that racing in Florida will not end with the conclusion of the 1911 season and the clnb will make every effort tills winter to keep the meeting free from any feature that might prove objectionable to the most exacting It is to be hoped that this policy will be adhered to as racing Is certainly a popular pastime with the people who make Florida their winter rendezvous There will be a field enclosure this year to which an admisison fee of 1 will be charged The approach to this enclosure has beeir improved invitingW and the surroundings made more inviting W F Schulte was among the arrivals from Ken ¬ tucky today B Klain of Lexington isLalso beiier arid will be cpnhected with GeorafcwChiuns es ¬ tablishment ThV ChJni Btablevi8 made up of a band of twentyone racers Col Jack Chinn father of the young man who owns these racers will be here next week weekFrauk Frauk Brown arrived from New York and will re ¬ main until after the holidays holidaysAmong Among the riders on the ground arc Gny Burns James Butwell Phil Musgrave Joe McCahey Mc Cabe Pliil Goldstein Stanley Davis Gross Lang Troxler Herbert T Deavenport Obert C Ross Fain M Bell Gordon Sweeney Goose A Walsli McTaggert Killingsworth Adams J Wilson Peak Dreyer and Allen AllenA A N Elrod who will have charge of the ring reports that the following bookmakers arc on hand Sam Stephens C B Walters Gene Austin George Vortman F Wolfgang Al Hanff E J Callahan Lee Wagner Harry Kcisel William Beverly B J Ryan Clarence Davidson Sam Louis and John Moore

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