Named In Honor Of Football Hero, Daily Racing Form, 1923-03-13


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NAMED IN HONOR HONOROF OF FOOTBALL HERO LEXINGTON Ky March 12 With the passing of Red Roberts from the realm of college football there is another to take his place and they say that the successor will be just as good in his line of endeavor as the sorrel top gridder was at football footballOut Out at the Kentucky Association race track in this city there is a chestnut colt by Short Grass Intrigue which has been christened in honor of the famed athlete Although just a twoyearold he has done everytning askea of him by trainer J Cal Milam and he is just as valuable to Mr Milam as Roberts was to Coach Moran and Centre College CollegeThe The thoroughbred reminds one of the grid star He goes at his work in an easy man ¬ ner and is always in the best of humor Rob ¬ erts made his name when the Colonels in vaded the East and it may be that his name ¬ sake will achieve the same triumphs as the Short Grass colt is entered in the principal eastern and western twoyearold stakes stakesRed Red Roberts is the second tnoroughbrea to be named in honor of a Centre College football player as Bo McMillan named in honor of the allAmerican player raced successfully in the colors of T J Pendergast and is entered in the Kentucky Derby

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