Turf News of the Day from Aqueduct, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-20


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TURF NEWS OF THE DAY FROM AQUEDUCT NEW YORK, N. Y., June 19. John W. Schorr of Memphis, who years ago raced a pretentious stable, was a clubhouse visiter today. John T. Kermath has declined an offer to return to Europe and train for Ralph Beaver Strassburger. Kermath has decided to open a public stable and in addition to three that lie will race for himself, has taken over several for H. L. Pratt. Roy Offutt has received word from El Paso that Harry "Kid" Miller is dangerously ill at that point and efforts have been made to locate his mother, who lived in St. Louis. xVnyone knowing the whereabouts of Mrs. . Miller are requested to get into communication witli W. O. Crawford of El Paso. Colonel Hemingway Mclnery, accompanied by Senator W. G. Lesli?, made their first metropolitan appearance today. The stewards previous to the running of the first race decided that Stephen Petits recent acquisition, Exalted Ruler, was ineligible for the renewal of the Tnicm Claiming Stakes. Exalted Ruler was claimed from Tetit by Mrs. A. Swenke during the Jamaica meeting and a few days ago was returned to his old barn via the claim route. Avisack. pronounced one of the most consistent fillies in training, which sports the colors of N. Lcscalzcs and named for the Violet Handicap, has aroused her owner to high enthusiasm and he has stated that he is wiling to match her against any filly in the world up to a mile, weight-for-age. » • ,

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