Twenty Years Ago Today, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-14


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Twenty Years Ago Today Chief Turf Events of Aug. 14, 1904 Sunday, no racing. S. K. Hughes has decided to go to Kentucky and turn out his horses. J. O. Keene is another who will go to the Blue Grass country. Frank Van Meter and Charley Rowe will leave Chicago Wednesday for Sheepshead Bay with their strings. Adolph B. Spreckels has shipped twenty-one yearling colts and three fillies to New York to be sold by the Fasig-Tipton Company at Sheepshead Bay, August 31. They are the first of the progeny of his imported stallions Marius and Satellite to be sent to the market and are reported to be really remarkable for size and symetry. Mr. Spreckels has a grand band of brood mares at his Napa Stock Farm and is likely to become one of the most successful breeders in America.

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