Snow Follows Rain at Hot Springs: Owners Lax About Registering Their Horses--Racers Monsieur Perci is Dead., Daily Racing Form, 1917-03-04


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I I • SNOW FOLLOWS RAIN AT HOT SPRINGS. Owners Lax About Registering Their Horses — Racer Monsieur Perci Is Dead. Hot Springs. Ark.. March 3. — After four days of almost Steady rain, it snowed here today, but not until after the horses at Oaklawn Park had been given their morning work-outs. The course • was deep ;n mud. but there were plenty of thoroughbreds out during the early hours of the morning. A compilation of the horses registered at the track today showed that 402 have been booked, while there are 200 or more which have not as yet been registered. Racing Secretary Jack Camp-bell today urged upon the owners and trainers the necessity of registering their horses at once, as they must all be registered before the meeting opens. The work of making out the badges will begin Monday. Jockeys licenses from the other winter tracks — New Orleans. Juarez and Tijuana — will hi honored here, provided they were issued this year. Monsieur Perci. winner of several races last year, and which was owned by Charley ltowe. died this morning. He was recently shipped here from New Orleans. Frank Weir also lost a two-year-old filly by Blu-s. which had not started. She is said to have beea a good filly and Weir was saving her to race in Kentucky. .1. C. Calm will train the seven horses which B. .1. P.raunoii brought here from New Orleans. William Perkins, who trained the Hranr.on hefsaa at the Fair Orounds. went to Lexington. Ky. K. L. Haker brought only throe horses here from New Orleans, lif Jr.. winner of the IJex Handicap at the Fair Orounds. Fair Orient and Manioc. The rest of his stable were sent to Kentucky to join the division already quartered at the Kentucky Assentation track at Lexington. There were several belated arrivals of horses from New Orleans today in single shipments, including those of W. O.ihill and Al Luzader.

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