How They Race At Seville: Newspapers Carry No Entries for the Day and Programs Are Lacking., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-27


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HOW THEY RACE AT SEVILLE Newspapers Carry Ho Entries for the Day and Programs Are Lacking Unfortunately the officials of Spanish race meetings do not understand the value of publicity publicityI I am writing this at Seville Not a news ¬ paper carries the entries for the races which are now being run here the proprietor of my hotel tells me that they never do and when we arrived at the track there were no programs to be had We discovered a notice tacked on a tree that the printing press had broken down and no programs could be printed printedConsequently Consequently the public did not even know the names of the horses which were to start in the various races The situation in my experience is without precedent but so far as the world of sport is concerned it seems there is always something new in spite of the old adage that there is nothing new under the sim I am tempted to quote the comment of the president of the Jockey Club of San Sebastian in regard to Spanish racing at such places as Seville that the sport down there is confidential confidentialIn In spite of all this there were threo rather important races decided at Seville Two of i them were won by horses owned by King Alfonso His Javelot won the Prix du Koi and his Tambour won the Omnium The Grand Prix was won by the Marquis de San Miguels Antonia a son of Black Jester Viator in Le Jockey

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