Latest Louisville Racing Gossip, Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-20


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LATEST LpUISyiLLE flACING GOSSIP LOUISVILLE Ky July 19 R L Baker resi ¬ dent manager of the Lexington race track for the Kentucky Jockey Club motored down from his home and underwent a minor surgical operation for an ailment which has been bothering him for a long time He reported that there are more than the usual numbci of thoroughbreds summering at the Lexington course including his own stable which is in charge of his brother Jack Baker BakerRoger Roger Sullivan and Edward Krugel bookkeepers for the Kentucky Jockey Club are here checking up the books of the Louisville division of the organi ¬ zation They performed similar work at Latoiiia and Lexington since the racing season closed on July 5 WJieri they complete their task in this state they will go to Juarez Mex at the behest of general manager Matt J Wlnn to check up the books of the Jockey Club Juarez R L Rogers has arrived at Churchill Downs with liis string of horses which include Sungold Sun God and Diversion the latter the property pf j J OMallcy After spending more than a year in France former jockey George Swain was discharged from the United States Army at Camp Zachary Taylor here He said that he saw Ted Koerner foririerly one of Americas foremost jockeys at Brest just before he sailed for this country countryW W Feuchters old campaigner Skiles Knob fis being given a much needed rest after a strennoii campaign at Havana last winter and throughout tiie Kentucky circuit He did not show his best form last gpVia TAiid ils7oWner4 7copfl4onttluit with a rest he will be at hiniiself for the fall racing Quite a few lovers of racing from this city plan to spend the month of August at Saratoga Charles F Graiiiger vlio with Hamilton C Applcgate jis associated in the management of Cliurchill Downs is ftbV in Ncw York arid he will not return until after the Spa meeting cuds

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