Twenty Years Ago Today: Chief Turf Events of April 27, 1904, Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-27

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Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of April 27, 1904 Racing at Jamaica, Nashville, San Francisco, Union Park and Fair Grounds at St. Louis. Tholl Brothers believe that Overton will stand training this year. They had him galloping all winter in Texas and he is now in their string at St. Louis. President Thomas H. Williams of the New California Jockey Club is coming east soon, accompanied by his family. He expects to remain away from home for about a month, and will spend most of his time in Chicago and New York. Ed. Trotters Arnold K., after winning the fourth race at the Fair Grounds at St. Louis, was disqualified for crossing in front of Mollie T., and the purse was given to the latter. Arnold K. was three lengths in advance of the filly at the finish. Though Brancas was beaten by Rainland at Nashville yesterday, trainer William McDaniel has great faith in the colt. In a letter to his J brother Henry, which was received at Worth yesterday morning, he writes: "I consider him i the best three year old I ever trained," and I William McDaniel trained Boundless when he won the American Derby. In what amounted to a match race today at Jamaica the Boston Stables three year old bay filly, Palette, gave a great exhibition of bulldog courage and stamina when she mowed Major Pelhams long lead down in a three-quarter sprint and won in the last stride. This race was an allowance affair and the overnight ! entries amounted to nine, but scratches re-l duced this down, leaving only Palette and Major Pelham to go. It looked as though the ; filly had no chance when they turned into I the stretch, but Callahan applied the whip vigorously and the filly responded gamely, cutting the colts lead down gradually and got up to win in the last strides. It was one of the j finest exhibitions witnessed thus far in New I York,

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