Twenty Years Ago Today: Chief Turf Events of June 5, 1904, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-05


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■ - Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of June 5, 1904. Sunday, no racing. An exercise boy, in the employ of James Arthur, had his leg broken as a result of a kick today at Harlem. H. D. Curley Brown was a visitor at the Harlem track yesterday. He is here from New Orleans to ask for bids for the construction of the grandstand at the new race track in the Crescent City. After Highballs brilliant performance in the Broadway Stakes at Gravesend, the announcement came from an authoritative source that the great son of Ben Strome and Strychinia would be especially prepared for the American Derby at Chicago. Nash Turner heads the list of American jockeys now riding in France. Out of 69 mounts he has 18 wins to his credit. J. Ranch has the same number of victories out of 170 mounts. Winnie OConnor has 10 victories out of 82 mounts. After the victory of Martha Gorman over Belle Strome at Gravesend, Wednesday, S. J. Smith, owner of the latter filly, said that he is so well satisfied that Belle Strome can take the measure of the daughter of Sir Dixon that he would wager 5,000 to 0,000 on the proposition.

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