Who "Mr. Kershaw" Really Is, Daily Racing Form, 1917-07-11


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WHO "MR. KERSHAW" REALLY IS. The "Mr. Kershaw," who expects to figure in the racing at Saratoga in August and at Belmont Park and Maryland in the autumn, is none other than Bernard M. Baruch, the Wall street broker. Mr. Baruch has adopted for racing purposes the name of his- home county in South Carolina. Last year he employed Jack McGinnis, who owned the three-year-old Frank Gill when he defeated Peter Pan in the Coney Island Jockey Club Stakes at Sheepshoad Bay in 1907, and Sam Jackson, a fleet half brother of Frank Gill and the winner in 1913 of the Saratoga Cup, one of New York s most popular distance races. McGinnis purchased, the sprinter Kens from Gifford A. Cochran. Kens, unluckily, died of pneumonia last winter, but McGinnis lias succeeded in getting together a formidable string of two and three-year-olds, some of foreign breeding, and he has been preparing them for a campaign at Saratoga.

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