Twenty Years Ago Today: Chief Turf Events of June 22, 1904, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-22


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Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of June 22, 1904 I Racing at Sheepshead Bay, Buffalo, Fair Grounds and Union Park at St. Louis. John E. Madden says that Pulsus will be j j I pointed for the Saratoga Handicap and will not be a starter in the Brighton. John W. Schorr has decided to start Moharib in the Worlds Fair Handicap and later in the St. Louis Derby. The son of Edher-Reflection left Chicago last night for the Mound City, with eleven others of the Schorr string. McChesney, reports to the contrary notwithstanding, will not be a starter for the Worlds Fair Handicap at St. Louis on Saturday, neither will he be shipped to the Mound City. It will be some days before he is in shape to race again and when he is it is the intention of owner Smathers to ship him East. The Mermaid Stakes was the main attraction at Sheepshead Bay today and fell to Newton Benningtons fast filly Beldame, which beat Little Em easily by seven lengths. She was an odds-on favorite and won as the odds in- Jdicated she would, easily. Taking a lead of two lengths immediately after the start, she increased it gradually and won pulled up. Possession was third. The net value to the winner was ,570. i Early yesterday morning Sam Hildreth wired secretary Hachmeister of the St. Louis Fair Grounds to prepare twenty stalls for immediate occupation by his horses. When, later in the day, he learned of the preparation for the opening of Hawthorne tomorrow he con-j eluded to keep his horses in Chicago and countermanded the order for stalls. Witfull will be the only one of his string to go on to St. Louis. She will leave today and start in the Worlds Fair Handicap Saturday,

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