Thoroughbred Loss A Catastrophe., Daily Racing Form, 1913-04-04


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THOROUGHBRED LOSS A CATASTROPHE Washington D C April The general exodus of the thoroughbred horse In this country has been nothing less than a catastrophe declared Major General Leonard Wood chief of staff of the army in an address at tiie third annual American Sports ¬ mens dinner here tonight General Wood dwelt ujion the need for a better remount system for the army and expressed the belief that the efforts now being made in that direction would result satisfac ¬ torily torilyFormer Former Senator Bailey of Texas declared that the American people could not be made to destroy horse racing although he said It would not come back as it once existed with the bookmaker as the chief tignre tignreSeveral Several hundred prominent sportsmen from all parts of the United States and Canada attended the dinner

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