Twenty Years Ago Today, Daily Racing Form, 1924-03-10


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Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of March 10, 1904 Racing at New Orleans, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Hot Springs. James R. and F. P. Kcene report they have lost by death the brood mare Mayournscn, by Barcaldinc Jayden. She is the dam of the noted race horse Voter. She cost in England 7,000. Rome Respess left Hot Springs last Mon- day for Cincinnati to take up his horses at Woodlawn, Ohio, including Dick Welles, holder of the six-furlong and one-mile American records. Curate established a new record for two and one-quarter miles at New Orleans today in winning the Bush cup of ,500 added. Curate was much the best of the band that started and was the only horse in the race at the end that did not show signs of distress. Five started and F. M. Kellys Thornycroft was held in most esteem by the form players, but the horse had not traveled half a mile before jockey Phillips was forced to pull him up because of lameness. Gin Spray was the one that set the pace for the first mile and a half, closely followed by Curate. At the end of two miles Curate was suddenly rushed to tho front and taking command easily had much in reserve at the finish. The record for the distance was lowered to 3:56Vand. By winning. Curates owners, C. Hak fc Sons, became enriched by the sum of ,465 and a cup valued at 00. Major Mansir finished second and Compass third.

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