Twenty Years Ago Today: Chief Turf Events of April 23, 1904, Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-23


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Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of April 23, 1904 Racing at Aqueduct, Nashville, San Francisco, Union Park and Fair Grounds at St. Louis. Charles Patterson, the man who developed Ornament, Hamburg, Suisun and other good racers, will have a small stable racing in his own colors this season. Reliable informstion is to the effect that the proposed new Hot Springs track will surely be constructed, but there will not be a conflict. Racing dates will be amicably divided and the old and new tracks will be conducted on friendly terms. An examination made last Thursday at Mem phis by Dr. Koough disclosed the fact that G. C. Bennetts L-ttle Scout, which fell lam? in the Peabody Handicap, is not injured to the extent that he will have to be retired for the season. A split hoof is believed to be the sum total of the injury. "I dont think I shall start English Lad in the Derby here," said trainer W. Phillips last Friday at Churchill Downs. "I shall un doubtedly send him to the post during the meeting, but the chances are that it will not be in the Derby. When asked why the great son of Requital would not carry the Cook colors in the classic, Mr. Phillips said : "You can see as he gallops that he is high in flesh." Rosetint. owned by J. Boden. won the Queen= County Handicap today at Aqueduct, with Cclonsay second and Ostrich third. The Hast ings fd.y had things her own way from start to finish and was an ea«y winner by three length.;. The Woodhaven S lling Stakes, for two-year olds, shared th" spotlight with the Queens County Handicap, K. R. Thomas furnishing the winner in Niblack. a recent pur chase. Waterside was a good second, three eighths before Matador, from the stable of Andrew Mill r.. «

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