Fatal Accident at Havre De Grace: Jockey Phil Musgrave is Killed and Schuttinger Breaks His Leg-Cain Spring Destroyed, Daily Racing Form, 1919-09-27


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FATAL ACCIDENT AT HAVRE DE GRACE Jockey Phil Musgrave Is Killed and Schuttinger Breaks His Leg Cain Spring Destroyed. HAVRE DE GKACE, Md., September 2ft. An accident that resulted fatally for jockey Phil Musgrave occurred in the sixth race today at the Harford County course. Entering the backstretch. Do-linn. with Scliuttimrer in the saddle, fell and three other horses, Arttist, Silk Bird and Cain Spring, teil over tier. Musgrave. who had the mount on Silk Bird, never recovered consciousness and died before being removed from the field. Schuttinger sustained a broken leg, while Bernard and Obsrt were badfy shaken up, but not seriously injured. The horse Cain Spring had to be destroyed. Phil Musgrave was a veteran ruler who only a month ago was restored to good standing after being on the ground since 1913. He was under contract to fcamuel Itoss of Washington. Todays program was made up of seven races, the conditions of which were framed to suit the ordinary class of horses. Large fields went to the post in several of them and the winners came from unexpected quarters. The Piccadilly Purse served as the feature and it resulted in an easy victory for Hie Seagram Stables Belle Mahone. which beat the favorite. Duchess Lace, by a length. A half-sister to Eternal, named Forever, won in impressive style in the opening dash. Sedan, winner of the third race, changed hands after lie beat the favorite. Louise V. Sedan was ntered to be sold for ,500 and Dr. G. C. Mizell of Havana, Cuba, carried him to ,700 and secured him at the latter figure. G. C. Mizell, who races a small string in Cuba, was an arrival from Havana this morning and will remain for a few weeks before returning south. He is confident that the meeting at Oriental Park next winter will be the greatest ever held in Cuba. George F. Riehlngs stopped over on his way to Kentucky from New York, where lie went to try to purchase Krewer, which was sold to S. C. Hildreth by auction yesterday. Belle Mahone ran her last race when she started in the fifth race this afternoon. This mare has a Mispicious leg, will be retired and next spring bred to the stallion Galatine. Schuttinger sustained a broken leg and Musgrave was still unconscious when removed to the hospital. Cuin Spring was destroyed.

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