Devonshire Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-13


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DEVONSHIRE TURF NOTES WINDSOR, Ont., Aug. 12. Horace Paul, an operator at Chicago, arrived here with a party of ten from Hawthorne. E. J. Murphy, who has charge of the mu-tuel ticket room, returned from his honeymoon. B. E. Chapman, refused a flattering offer for the contract of M. Liebgold, the promising apprentice. J. Nicholson, represented by Sweet Note, claimed Lady Marian frcm the Tri-State Stable for ,100. Bonnie Omar tore the eye cup off his blinkers at the barrier Saturday and swung wide ell through the race. Trainer Don stated this accounts for his disappointing race. William Bartholomew arrived from Maple Heights with Just David, recently acquired by S. N. Ilolman from H. Oots. He is handling the books cf jockeys D. Mergler, P. Groos and IT. Hay. A pleasant feature here Saturday was the presentation of a beautiful traveling bag to W. IX. AVoollatt, the genial president of the AVestern Racing Association, by the directors and employes, in honor of his birthday, f Jockey O. Caldwell .who. was set down at Aqueduct was restored to good standing and resumed riding here Saturday. Caldwell received a great ovation when he appeared on the track with Kathleen Crosby. Caldwell, although colored, is one of the best riders here. He will do the riding for N. L. Byers. W. C. Woollatt, general manager of the Western Racing Association, has commissioned several horsemen to look out for brood mares for the purpose of improving the breeding of Canadian horses. Mr. Woollatt does not want to race horses, as he believes that a- racing association should not race horses, but should breed them for resale purposes.

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