Latest Gossip From Louisville, Daily Racing Form, 1919-05-10


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LATEST GOSSIP FROM LOUISVILLE LOUISVILLELOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE Ky May 9 Every train is crowded with visitors to see the big race raceThe The special trains from Lexington this morning were made un of most of tlie horses that engaged in the racing there and their arrival caused con ¬ gestion at both Douglas Park and Churchill Downs The number of horses here at present is estimated at over 1200 1200Jockey Jockey Loftus who will have tlie mount on Sir Barton came front Baltimore this morning He has contracted fo ride second call for Commander J K L Ross RossGwiLral GwiLral manager Matt J Winn assisted by Harry Breivogel Who came over from Latonia were busy during the day taking care of minor details attach ¬ ing to the opening Mr Winn expressed the belief that even with the prosnct of bad weather the attendance this year will outnumber any former crowd that has witnessed the Derby running runningThe The gray filly Arborvitae which won at Hot Springs during the racing there died yesterday as a result of fever contracted while being shipped here hereSecretary Secretary Shelley has managed to surround the Derby with an exceptionally good setting all the races containing class Governor Jamos Cox of Ohio has box reservations for himself and friends who arc due to arrive in the morning John H Madigin president of the Niagara Joekey Club came in this afternoon from Buffalo and will remain for some time timeThirtynix Thirtynix nnituel machines will be put in use for the accommodation of those desiring to wager on the Derby They will be apart from the regular equipment lind will discontinue after the Derby is run There will be about seventyfive mutuel machines in operation on the Derby race raceThe The raciMg officials for the meeting are as fol ¬ lows Stewards Chas F Price S C Nuckols Jr and S oodpa tcr phfciiiff judges W H Shelley N II McClelland and E Jasper starter A B Dade rating secretary AV H Shelley clerk of the scales N H McClelland paddock judge S K Hughes patrol judge W K Phillips and board jf handicappers Clidtf F Price W II Shelley and B Jasper

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