Laurel Park Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1924-10-26


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I LAUREL PARK NOTES LAUREL, Md., Oct. 25. Simpson Boyle is an arrival from Toronto. John M. Dennis, state treasurer, was a visitor at Laurel today. T. Fennessey departed for New York to ride through the field there Monday. H. R. Frecke claimed Tjandi from R. C. Framo for ,400. S. Louis employed Dr. II. J. McCarthy to cut and fire Donnelly, his shifty three-year-old. The stewards excused Beatrice from starting in the fourth race, because of a leg that filled. J. E. Widener joined the clubhouse throng, coming to see Houdini carry his silks in tho jumping stake. Steve ODonnell came from Louisville to ride Wise Counsellor and returned after the race. J. J. Murphy came from New York for a few days with J. H. Smith and Lew Williams. W. Woodward, master of Belair Stud, came from New York to see Aga Khan carry the stable colors in the Maryland Handicap. Dr. H. J. McCarthy returned from War-renton, Va., where he went to fire the knees of Dan IV., imported fencer in the stable of J. S. Cosden. Terry Wilson was called to Covington, Ky., by the illness of his sister. If her condition permits he will return to Maryland this fall, otherwise he will await the opening at Tijuana, where he will ride for the International Stable. Harry Mprdecai announced that the special car taking horses to the two-day meeting ,of the United Hunts Racing Association at Belmont Park will leave here at 10:30 a. m. Wednesday. The horses will be returned to Pimlico on the Tuesday following. All shipping expenses will be paid by the association. Frank Stevens, one of the sons of Harry M. -Stevens, returned to Laurel today from Miami, where he went to survey the needs in catering at the race meeting to be held there during the winter. He expressed himself as being greatly surprised and favorably impressed by the plant of the Miami Jockey Club. He pronounced it a marvel of completeness and beauty. He said that the plant is practically finished with the exception of placing the seats in the stand and cleaning up the debris strewn by builders at work. Some of the society folk seen occupying boxes today were : Commander and Mrs. J. K. L. Ross, of Montreal; Mrs. W. K. Van-derbilt, of New York; James Butler, Mrs. Ambrose Clark, Mrs. Alexander Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel D. Riddle, F. A. Burton, Lawrence Waterbury, Mrs. Wanamaker, Joseph E. Widener, Admiral and Mrs. Cary Grayson, G. Howell Par, Mrs. Manly, Mr. and Mrs. AVilliam AVhkridge, Mr. and Mrs. N. J.. Crowder, Mrs. Harry Parr, Mrs. Redmond Stewart and Mr. and Sirs. Carroll Wilson Rasin,

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