Latest Turf Gossip from Miami, Daily Racing Form, 1924-12-19


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; LATEST TURF GOSSIP FROM MIAMI MIAMI, Fla., Dec. IS. Albert Burlcn, clerk of the scales on the Jockey Club tracks, is the most recent arrival in Miami, and, like everyone of the newcomers, is most enthusiastic over the plant. Al had a hard siese in the Jamaica hospital just before leaing New York and his departure Avas delayed. He pronounces himself as feeling fit and fine and Avill spend some, time at his shack, .which he built last Avinter at Dania, a few miles north of Miami, AAheve fishing and bathing are good. "Snapper" Garrison has been in Miami but a feAV days, but already is at home as much as he Avould be in his native city of Brooklyn. He has taken up quarters Avith Mrs. Garrison at Henrietta ToAvers, Avhere they Avill spend the Avinter. He had expected to occupy a cottage at Miami Beach, but after looking it oAer concluded that he avouUI prefer to be closer to the race track and the center of ac-tiAities. There are already a half dozen "platers," headed by the Aeteran "Old Man" Temple, about the track and each has his shoeing tools all ready. Temple, Avho is one of the best knoAAn platers of horses in the country, is also Avell known as the OAvner of Billy Hibbs, Avhich has been retired.

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