Jockey Snyders Condition Unchanged, Daily Racing Form, 1913-11-23


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JOCKEY SNYDERS CONDITION UNCHANGED. Charleston, S. C. November 22. Equipment and exhibits in connection with the fair held at Palmetto Park since last Monday disappeared as if by magic tonight when the fair came to a close. Track Superintendent Morrison has already begun the work of putting the plant in shape for the race meeting which begins December 1. Only minor touches are nccessarv to bring it up to the required standard. The track proper is in grand condition and the horses have not been retarded ill their training on account of the fair. The chief work of the coining .week will be to equip the offices. Jockey Snyders condition remains unchanged. FIc is still unconscious and the attending doctors are hopeful of pulling him through. .Many more turfmen and horses arrived today. Among those to get in were A. G. Blakeley, Dr. W. G. King-Dodds, Louis H. Adair and others. The information bureau established to assist the racing folk in securing suitable accommodations in private residences has over 300 apartments, furnished rooms and Imarding houses still on its list as available to applicants. The readiness of the townspeople to accommodate the horsemen and their families witli suitable living quarters is the best testimonial in regard to the changed sentiment and in favor of the racing. The summerlike weather prevailing is being taken advantage of by the visitors to go to the Isle of Palms, a nearby resort where ocean bathing and fishing are the attractions. It is not uncommon there during an afternoon to witness hundreds of racing men disporting themselves in the surf or hauling in big catches of sea bass. Secretary Nathanson stated today that he expects at least twelve starters in the Inaugural Handicap that will feature the opening day card.

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