Miami Stewards Question Identity of Gailmont, Daily Racing Form, 1932-02-24


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MIAMI STEWARDS QUESTION j IDENTITY OF GAILMONT i i MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 23. A question was raised as to the identity of Gailmont, which ran in the third race today. He was entered as the property of W. Kane, and there was an identification before he was permitted to start, but later it was decided to hold him until the identification became more positive. The horse is described as a three-year-old son of Gayly and Zenda and his previous racing this winter has been at Agua Caliente. He was the medium of a heavy play and after showing prominently in the running was well beaten. He will be held until the stewards are better satisfied as to his identity. After the running of the race Gailmont was accompanied to his stable by detectives and after he was cooled out veterinarians examined him. They stated that in their opinion Gailmont was a four-year-old. While they were not positive, it was also their opinion that he was dyed. The horse is being held in custody to await further developments. W. Kane, in whose name the horse started, is unknown, but A. F. Tavener, who was programmed as the trainer, is a well known western horseman. No ruling was made, the officials deciding to await further developments.

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