Twenty Years Ago Today: Chief Turf Events of April 4, 1904, Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-04


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Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of April 4, 1904 Racing at Washington Park, Memphis, Oakland and Ascot Park. The final declarations from the Chicago Derby, to be run at Hawthorne, were made today. Fourteen declared and with the death of F. R. Hamlins Weathergage sixty five nominations remain eligible to start. From a racing point of view it is to be regretted that Captain Sam Browns formidable representatives rendered the Tennessee Derby practically a walkover, but no one will regret that the race fell to such a good sportsman. The regular monthly meeting of the board of stewards of the Western Jockey Club was held today. Jockey M. J. Kelley was restored to good standing after having been suspended at Hawthorne August 19, 1903. Jockey Thomas Koerner was also reinstated. Koerner was s?t down in March, 1902, at New Orleans. Green B. Morris, who has raced in his own name for several years a stable of hors?s really owned by J. B. Haggin, has started to gather a string of his own for 1904. He has purchased Judge Denton and Ben Crockett from J. C. Milam A Co. and has also looked at Commodore, an American Derby candidate, for which ,000 is asked. The Woodlands Trophy will be run at the Kinloch track, which opens April 1.3. The stake was named for Barney Schreibers celebrated St. Louis County breeding establishment. Schreiber will add a silver trophy worth 00 to the ,000 added by the Kinloch Racing Association which the stake carries. Buchanan, Pinkerton and Ameliana. three of the most prominent eligibles to this years Woodlands Trophy, are owned by Schreiber. Pinkerton is easily the best two year old shown on the Pacific coast the past winter. He is by Sain — Liziie H.

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