Flags at Half Mast, Daily Racing Form, 1924-02-05


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-y . FLAGS AT HALF MAST NEW ORLEANS, La., Feb. 4. The flags at the Fair Grounds were at half mast in honor of Woodrow Wilson. Pacing people regarded the former president as a great friend of the thoroughbred horse. He has been generally credited with stopping personally, the attempt of tho reformers to stop racing during the war. In his history of the life of Washington he called attention to the first presidents connection with racing and referred to his qualities of sportsmanship in the warmest terms. Admiral Grayson, the late president Wilsons physician and closest friend, races a stable of thoroughbreds and is owner of the crack colt. My Own.

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Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800