Officer Riders For Military Race: Fifteen Already Named to Take Part in Bowie Closing Day Feature., Daily Racing Form, 1918-11-27


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OFFICER RIDERS FOR MILITARY RACE Fifteen Already Named to Take Part ia Bowie Closing Day Feature Bowie Md November 26 The officers of the Eleventh Division United States army training at Camp Meade Maryland who will take part in the military race at Bowia next Saturday the feature of the closing day are fifteen in number They are LieutenantColonel J A Barry division ad ¬ jutant LieutenantColonel Emmet 1C Harris Cap ¬ tain II IS Hare of the headquarters troop Lieu ¬ tenants H Alston Dean Garth P Haddock Arthur F Pierson and Leonard AV Hartigan of the Sixty Third Infantry Calliouu Boineau of the Twenty First Infantry Kobert II Forsythe AVilliam S Conrow Izzi H Bartz and Walter Chenowith of the ThirtyFirst Field Artillery Robert J AAMllhims of the Base Hospital Thomas F Foudy of tin One Hundred and FortySeventh Labor Battalion and Paul D Casey of the Third Development Battalion Most of these officers have served in the cavalry and all of them are good riders ridersThe The Prince Georges Park Military ICuce will be a seveneighths dash for threeyearolds and over and will be run as the fourth race Upward of i score of horses have been named for the nice by the men racing at Bowie who realize tin importance to racing and thoroughbred breeding of the approval of the military authorities of the sport It is possible that as many as twenty horses may start Camp Meade where the idea of the iniiitary race originated is more keenly interested than any other establishment but there are other posts in the neighborhood of Bowie track that may send officer riders It is possible also that there may be a French and an Italian participant Officers of the French and Italian military missions to the United States have been invited to participate participateThe The special patrons of the race are Colonel Forsythe chief of staff of the Eleventh Division Colonel Bull master of motor transportation and Colonel Christian Hiuuber of the SixtyThird Kegi inent Colonels Barry and Harris will be the offi ¬ cers of highest military rank accepting mounts

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