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* TURF NOTES FROM BOWIE | ♦— r HOW IK, Md., April 9. D. B. Rice was permitted to withdraw. ! without payment. Dancing Fool from the sixth, a claiming race, because of the fact that his owner elected to accept in the feature event. B. Peternel enjoys the lead in the race for the gold medal which the Bowie Association has annually offered to the jockey riding the greatest number of winners at its meetings. Bassa bruised himselt when cavorting about his stall during the morning and was -x used from his engagement in the fifth race as a result. Forecaster and Canister were consigned to the schooling list after their erratic conduct at the gate m the sixth race. Word was received from New York of the r« -cent death there of William MoCurn of S«-d.tlia. Missouri. The deceased was promi- nitit in Klkdom and an honored member of I the Thursday Nighters. The latter organization cared for the interment. He was a I familiar figure on New York and Maryland i tracks for many years.