Society Out In Force At Saratoga: Prominent People from All Parts of the Country Arriving for Americas Greatest Meeting., Daily Racing Form, 1919-08-01


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SOCIETY OUT IN FORCE AT SARATOGA Prominent JPeoplo from All Earts of the Country Arriving for Americas Greatest Meeting BY T K LYNCH LYNCHSARATOGASPRINGS SARATOGASPRINGS N Y July 31 The open Ing of the race meeting here tomorrow promises to eclipse anything in the history of the Saratoga Racing Association It really looks as if every one who is anyone in the racing world is here ready to participate in their favorite sport The west and south are equally as well represented as the effete east and the standing room only signs are being displayed at some of the larger hotels hotelsThat That the meeting will be a social function is evident Judging by the number of society people already on the ground All of the boxes have been engaged for a month past and as many more would probably have been taken could the club accommodate the big list of applicants puring the afternoon and well into darkness a steady stream of arrivals entered Saratoga having nVade the trip from New York in automobiles They came in all sorts of cars from the Ford runabout to the stately Rolls Royce RoyceC C J Pettihgill was an arrival yesterday from Cleveland and will officiate in the stand as pre ¬ siding Judge Mrs Pettlngill is still confined at her home in Cleveland suffering from a nervous break ¬ down but hett condition has improved some during the past fortnight fortnightM M N MacFarlan who filled several important positions on the turf at different places some few years backgot In from New Orleans yesterday He reports blg Improvements under way at the Fair Grounds course In the Crescent CJty CJtyWilliam William Valker who arrived from Toronto with several liorses last week has three promising jumpers in his string Sturdee castoff of the Seagram stable is one of tlio number Miss Fay niid Harvvood II both of which have been schooled through he Woodbine field have taken kindly to the sport and the latter is said to J8 one ° f tne most promising green Jumpers sent across from Canada in some time timeCUBAN CUBAN DELEGATION LARGE LARGEThe The usual big delegation of Cubans are here and among the betterknown followers of the turf strol ling down Broadway were Joe Delgardo Senors Eschada Ferajto Lawarde and Garcia Roblie Frank Steinhart is expected from Havana about the middle of the month and II D Brown is due here in a few days Senor Av H DIM whose horses are here In charge of Will McDaniels will not be here this season having been delayed in Cuba look ¬ ing after his big business Interests in the interior of the island The t band of yearlings which Senor Diaz purchased of John E Madden will be shipped from the Madden farm direct to Havana some time in September The Dlaz stable will be sent from t here to N w York and from there to Havana Benny Falkr got in from Detroit and Ernest Hall Frank Regan WJllie Jennings and Bub May from the Empire City track trackJockey Jockey T Murray the good apprentice developed by Kay gpence at the Oriental Park meeting last winter will do fluke a bit of riding for John E Madden at the meeting It is said that Richard Croker will leave Ireland shortly and will be here in time to take iu a couple of weeks racing at Saratoga SaratogaA A G Weston is here with the Thomas Clyde racers The horses arrived a couple of weeks ago Mr Clyde isoceupying4 tliet same cottage he has had during the past few years At tlje conclusion of the meeting the stable will be shipped direct to Havre de Grace GraceFrank Frank Baines twoyearold Patches is again going along finely having recovered from his re ¬ cent lameness He was on the track this morning and went threeeighths in 30

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