Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1914-10-10


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NOTES OF THE TURF. J. K. L. Ross, owner of Yorkville. has been elected a director of the Canadian Pacific railroad to fill the vacancy left by the death of Lord Strathcona. The promising young Irish amateur rider, Mr. W. J. Parkinson, a son of the Maddeustown Lodge trainer, performed an unusual feat at the Traniore meeting last mouth. He had a mount in each of the six races, live of which were successful, and in the other race be was beaten by a 20 to 1 chance. Excepting the five-shilling stand, which is fitted up as a military hospital, the buildings on the Ascot race course in England are to be utilized as quarters for wives and children of soldiers on active service. This provision is being made so as to leave the barracks accommodation open for the new army. Upwards of ,500 has Iieen spent in heating apparatus for the five-shilling stand to make the rooms warm for the wounded soldiers. 1 1

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