Twenty Years Ago Today: Chief Turf Events of May 7, 1904, Daily Racing Form, 1924-05-07


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Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of May 7, 1904 Racing at Morris Park, Worth, Louisville, San Francisco, Kansas City, Union and Delmar Park at St. Louis. The branch of John W. Schorrs stable which is in charge of trainer Joe Hawkins at Kansas City will come to Hawthorne and trainer Tauber will take the horses now at Worth back to St. Louis. Mohahb is being : pointed for the 5,000 Chicago Derby. Of the six races at Worth today, "Doc* Streett and Sam Hildreth plucked two each ; one went to George C. Bennett and the other to H. T. Griffin. Port Royal scored the first for the doctor and Big Ben the second. Sam Hildreth saddled Monastic II.. which won the opening race, and Potheen, which took the third. Barney Schreiber will not come to Chicago to book until after the Worlds Fair Handicap at St. Louis. He will take his string, now racing at Kansas City, to Woodlands Farm to be rested up. Jockey Buchanan is exercising the Schreiber horses and is making another effort to be restored to good standing. Ha says if the ban is lifted by the Western Jockey Club he will go East. Gold Heels has arrived at St. Ix uis. He is quartered in the Fair Grounds track and is being prepared for the Worlds Fair Handicap. In his stall he looked more compact than ever before and the surface of his wonderful conformation presented a glossy bay coat. When Matt Allen trained him his hair was clippel and his coat was not attractive. He looks a trifle high in flesh, but is going soundly and has ample time to hi fitted for his rich engagement. The Bouquet Stakes and the Toboggan Handicap shared the honors as the feature attraction at Morris Park today. The first named stake fell to Gold Ten, running in the colon of William Lakeland, with a first time starter, Highborn, in second place and Waterside third. Hurst Park, owned by M. Corbett, under a masterly ride by Odom, accounted for the Toboggan. Koh-i noor was a close up second and Gay Boy lasted leng enough to stall off the final rush of Robin Hood for third place,

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