Twenty Years Ago Today, Daily Racing Form, 1924-01-05


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Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of Jan. 5, 1904 Racing at New Orleans, Los Angehs and Oakland. Sam Hildrcth announces that AVitfull has made her last appearance this year at New Orleans. The statement that T. H. Stevens of Walnut Hill Stud had bought of John A. Drake of Chicago the American Derby winner Wyeth, which horse was bred by Stevens, turns out to be untrue. Enoch Wishard has merely sent Wyeth to Kentucky for a much needed rest. As usual, J. B. Haggin has the greatest number of yearlings in the 1904 crop. There arc fifty colts and forty-six fillies at Elmendorf among the first get in this country of four noted sires, Greenan, Dieudonne, High Order and the former popular idol Kinley Mack, which won the Brooklyn and Suburban Handicaps the same year. There are seven youngsters sired by Kinley Mack, and so well does Mr. Haggin think of them that he says that he would- riot", take 0,000 for the stallion: The majority of the yearlings are by such famous sires as Salvator, Bathampton, Ban Hclladay, Juvenal, RafaUo, Bendoran and othera.

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