Twenty Years Ago Today: Chief Turf Events of June 13, 1994, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-13


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Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of June 13, 1904 Racing at Gravesend, Harlem, Buffalo, Fair Grounds and Union Park at St. Louis. Fort Hunter was the latest Derby arrival in Chicago, coming from Buffalo. James R. Keenes Delhi, which did not go in the Brooklyn Derby, will also be declared from the Suburban Handicap, but will be pointed for the Tidal Stakes, to be run a few days after the big Sheepshead Bay Handicap, in which he will meet horses of his own age with stake weight. This decision leaves George Odom without an engagement in the Suburban, but he probably will be snapped up without delay. The remaining American Darby eligibles now in the East, Pulsus, Robin Hood, Divination, Reveille, Conjuror, Hello, Montreson, Dolly Spanker and Don Juan, are at this late date necessarily out of the running. Horsemen hereabouts are strongly set on the opinion that the American Derby lies between English Lad and Moharib, the majority seeming to favor Fred Cooks colt. Yet they are all looking for a horse to beat these choices and each morsel of gossip about other probable starters is eagerly sought, discussed, deduced and devoured, but in the greatest number of instances they go right back to the original problem English Lad or Moharib. Trainer "Bud May, who reached Washington Park Monday night with Highball, was at Harlem today. He was the center of attraction in the paddock before the first race and to all inquiries in reference to his colt he said: Highball never was in better shape than right now. He shipped well and is doing well.

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