Starter Dade Quite ill: Will Have to Take Three Weeks Rest His Assistants to Look after the Barrier, Daily Racing Form, 1922-11-26


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STARTER DADE QUITE III Will Have to Take Three Weeks Rest His Assistants to Look After the Barrier. NEW ORLEANS, La.. November 25. Race patrons who have been congratulating the Jefferson Park management on the re-engagement of A. B. Dade as starter for the coming meeting are in for a slight disappointment at the opening of the Shrewsbury course next Thursday. Mr. Dade, upon his arrival in New Orleans Friday, was notified by Dr. Bell, a local physician, that his physical condition warranted a rest for at l?ast three weeks to overcome the attack of heart trouble the popular race official suffered during the recent meeting at Henderson, Ky. During the illness of starter Dade the work will be looked after by his two assistants, Hamilton and Snyder, both of whom have served their apprenticeship and are capable men at getting fields away from the post. Starter Dade taxed his strength too much during the Henderson meeting in the hope of making it a success. Henderson is Mr. Dades home town, and because of trying to get a meeting under way, he allowed himself to be overworked, looking after most of the details in setting the plant ready for the opening. Snyder and Hamilton, who are to alternate at the barrier pending the illness of starter Dade, are well known to New Orleans race patrons. Hamilton officiated for a few days at Jefferson in the past and gave satisfaction and there is every indication that little or no cause for complaint will be heard. G. D. Bryan, Jr., is in Chicago today and Is due here Monday to take charge of the Jefferson arrangements. J. C. Ferriss has received word from Kay Spence, trainer of the Montfort Jones string, that jockeys S. 1L Baxter and E. Scobie will Le sent here at the close of the meeting and report to the stable for the winter.

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