Latest Turf Gossip from Miami, Daily Racing Form, 1924-12-20


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LATEST TURF GOSSIP FROM MIAMI MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 19. In towns they call them eating houses, but on race tracks these places where food is provided are called "kitchens." There are two commodious "kitchens," one at each end of the Miami track, where the hungry are catered to. One of these is conducted bv Parker Swope of Pennsylvania, who is weil known on all the race trades of the country. The other is under the supervision of T. A. Htmlon of Yonkers, X. Y. William Schaupt, the A-eteran director of mutuel plants, has been in Miami for several days. The Totalizer, which will be the most complete and largest on any race track in America, is about completed. The patrons of the track will be able to look over on the huge board close by the stewards stand in the infield and learn just how many tickets have been sold on each horse and figure the approximate odds. A. M. Boggs, also a Aet-eran mutuel man, is the inwntor of this new machine, which will amaze even Col. Matt AVinn, and has.superintended.the erection of the totalizer. Other assistants accompanying Mr. Schaupt are "Soup" Frank and Walter Burk.

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