Distinct Loss To Racing: Death of Starter A. B. Dade Deplored and His High Qualities Extolled., Daily Racing Form, 1923-01-16


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DISTINCT LOSS TO RACING Death of Starter A B Dade De ¬ plored and His High Qualities Extolled Under the caption He Was a Man the Lexington Herald pays high tribute to the late A B Dade Speaking editorially the Herald says saysEvery Every racing man every sportsman everyone who knew him will be grieved at the news of the death of A B Dade than whom no mere conscientious gentleman or braver man ever participated in a great sport sportOf Of superb physique high ability simple and courteous but of intrepid courage and unwavering integrity Mr Dade so filled a most difficult position that he Avon the ad ¬ miration and commanded the confidence of everyone Even those whom he did not respect respected him even these whom he punished recognized always the justice of his sentence sentenceThe The old saying that on the turf and under the turf all menare equal contains a modicum of truth in that on the turf all men should be accorded the same treatment and be given equal opportunity But it is true that on the turf as in other sports and vocations a mans character integrity and courage are measured and he judged by that measurement Mr Dade measured to th e full stature of a man in all qualities of sterling manhood and fearless integrity As an official he judged impartially and meted out punishment impersonally impersonallyHis His death is a distinct loss to racing and from the standpoint of his personal ad ¬ miration and effection and the standpoint of recognition of his service to that sport The Herald joins with those whcsa good fortune gave them the opportunity to know him in ¬ timately in expressing its profound sorrow

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