Americans at Snow Sports: ONeill and Other Jockeys Driving and Riding Winners in Alpine Snows, Daily Racing Form, 1922-03-01


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AMERICANS AT SNOW SPORTS ONeill and Other Jockeys Driving and Riding Winners in Alpine Snows. All the American riders of aceount who work in European fields are having good sport among the Swiss snows this winter. With them are several of the leading British jockeys. The Loudon Sportsman of February 9 printed this of their dongs: "Magnificent weather and a fine attendance, in-eluding about ." » • Italians, who came up by special train, were associated with the third and last day of the Sunday St. Moritz races. The skikjoring race over the ice for the Geneva htakes was the feature of the day. It was won by ONeill, the American jockey, and Mrs. Martin, wife of "Skeets" Martin, driving Sclinncki. The second horse was Lux. driven by K. Pollak and Mine. Mallet." Of an iiieident cabled from Palis as a racing happening of regularity the Sportsman has the following : "The jockeys ONeill and Archibald had mounts In the flat race on the rolled snow on the froxen lake of St. Moritz Sunday. February S. ONeill won by less thau a length from a horse ridden by a young Cerinan. who just before reaching the winning post gave ONeill a crack on the head with the loaded end of his whip. There was .a scalp wound as n result and the offender was fined "00 francs an i -was suspended fur the remainder of. the meeting,"

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