Hawthorne: News and Gossip of the Day at Chiagos Famous Track, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-10


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-J--t, HA WTHORNE News and Gossip of the Day at Chicagos Famous Track HAWTHORNE RACE TRACK, Aug. 9. The, Laurel and Havre de Grace fall stake blanks were distributed today by Herman Conkling. The coming week will see many attractive features and the meeting will draw to a close with added brilliancy. J. J. Flanigan who had charge of the T. M. Murphy horses until they were sold at auction a short time ago left today for his home in Louisville. On Tuesday the Rainbow Garden handicap will be run. It will be at five and a half furlongs, and the best sprinters at the track have entered. After Runolathe started in the first race today he was placed aboard the cars with the remainder of the C. B. Irwin stables horses and shipped to Omaha. Thursday will be Illinois Athletic Club day, Friday Yellow Taxicob day and Saturday the Groat Northern Hotel Handicap will be run. The Chicago Special at weight-for-age to be run August 23 is attracting attention all over the country. The liberality of the management in offering 5,000 added is receiving favorable attention. Hal Price Headley wired that he would enter his sterling mare Chacolet and if she was doing well would run her. James Healey who has the great Spot Cash, the outstanding horse of the Canadian circuit, has wired for stalls and will be here. Billy Myer who was to have left yesterday in the interest of the stake will be delayed until Monday, on account of the damage to the grandstand. The Chicago Business Mens Racing Association yesterday had the insurance inspectors examine the grand stand and they pronounced it safe. Canvas was thrown over the gap in the roof of the grand stand and a big force of workmen will be put at- work-this morning to repair the damage, the entire stand will be under roof by Tuesday night. Wednesday will be Chicago Athletic Association day and elaborate preparations aro being made by the club to entertain its mem-1 bers at the track. President Plamondon, of the Hawthorne Club, will tender club privileges to the members of the athletic -club and their ladies, and two of the ladies will be selected to present the trophies to the winner of the handicap.

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