Twenty Years Ago Today, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-26


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Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of June 26, 1904 Sunday, . no racing. Riley Grannan "had a mount" Saturday at Harlem. He was taking money for Johnny Colemans book. English Lad can be put down as a certain starter in the St. Louis Derby next Saturday. He worked a mile this morning in 1 :41. He will be shipped to the Mound City about Wendesday. Dick Dwyer will leave Chicago tonight for Fort Erie to assume his duties as starter for that meeting. Mars Cassidy, by permission of the Jockey Club, is there for two days pending the arrival of Dwyer. Clem Creveling of St. Louis has declared off all bets made in his future book on the Worlds Fair Handicap. He says hs handled only a small amount and maintains that he returned every dollar placed with him. He alleges that Sheriff Ed Hicksen bet him 5 straight, for the place and 5 to show on Colonial Girl over the telephone, but failed to bring around the 5 five days before the race wmA he called it oft

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