Largest Preakness Coverage, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-21


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Largest Preakness Coverage PIMLICO, Baltimore, Md., May 19.— AS usual Daily Racing Form had the largest representation of any news service or newsr paper at the Preakness. Representing this newspaper were: publisher, J. Samuel Perl-man; columnists, Nelson Dunstan, Oscar Otis and C. J. "Chuck" Connors; chart caller and correspondent, Palmer Heagerty; call taker Bill Jaeger and dockers Jim Meade and T. J. Williams. The chart of the Preakness was called by Palmer Heagerty, with Connors, Dunstan and Otis acting as observers. The Daily Racing Form chart of the classic was distributed immediately after the race to hundreds of newspapers throughout the "United States, Canada and Mexico, by the Associated Press, United Press, International News Service and Daily Racing Form.

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