Owners Miffed About Horses Disqualification, Daily Racing Form, 1922-10-18


view raw text

OWNER MIFFED ABOUT HORSES DISQUALIFICATION SPECIAL, CABLEGRAM. PARIS, France, October 17. Jefferscon Davis Cohn, whose colt Dauphin was disqualified after finishing first in the 0,000 Prix du Conseil Municipal at Longchamps Sunday, has decided to dispose of his entire thoroughbred holdings. These include a large stable of horses in. training, a large number of brood mares, stallions, yearlings and foals. Although there has been no statement from Cohn as to his reasons for this sudden decision, it is understood that he is disgusted with the acticn of the officials in depriving him of a rich prize on what he regards as a technicality The discrepancy in weight did not exceed four ounces, but under the rules the stewards had no alternative. Thsy were forced to disqualify the horse. The dispersal of the Cohn holdings will attract wide interest among owners and breeders, as there are many choicely-bred and thoroughly tried horses in the lot.

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1920s/drf1922101801/drf1922101801_12_4
Local Identifier: drf1922101801_12_4
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800