Famous Colors Revived: Red and Blue of Dwyer Bros, Transferred to Price Mc Kinney, Daily Racing Form, 1914-11-18


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FAMOUS COLORS MVIYED RED AND BLUE OF DWYER BROS. TRANSFERRED TO PRICE McKINNEY. President of Brooklyn Jockey Club Pays Graceful Compliment to Cleveland Man Who Is About to Make His Debut as Owner of Racing Stable. I HI Paso. Tex.. November 17. IMiilip .T. Dwyer, who with his brother Michael, now dead, raced some of the greatest thoroughbreds whose fonts adorn the liases of American racing history, has paid a grateful compliment to his intimate fiend, Trice McKIu-ney, of Cleveland. Tlie latter is about to make ills liow as an owner of the racing thoroughbred, in partnership with .lames W. Corrigan, another Cleveland capitalist. Tho debut will take lfiace at Juarez January 1, when the three or four yearlings comprising, the MeKiiiney-Corrigan stable will be eligible to race, unless the three-year-old filly Ghetto Girl, also in the string, should race before that date. Attlie earnest solicitation of Mr. Dwyer. the Me-Kluney-Corrigaii horses will carry the "red jacket, blue sash and blue cap" that were borne to victory in so many notable races by the famous horses of Dwyer liros. some twenty or" thirty years ago. These colors were registered for life with the Jockey Club and Mr. Dwyer has now arranged for their transfer to his friend. "While here recently. Mr. MeKinney proudly exhibited a letter from the president of the llrooklyii Jockey Club acquainting him with what he had done and saying: "I believe you will have the best blood in America from your own produce i that are now weanlings at the WicklilTe Stud in Kentucky and in 1910 will be raced as two-year-olds. And the old red and blue" will be seen in front again at many of the tracks in tho east, now that racing is fast being restored.,, I hope to be out to see your horses win many a good race in these colors, as mine did in the years gone by." It will not be until IMG that the Casileton-bied stock bought by Mr. MeKinney will be represented in racing. The young horses that will carry his colors here the coming Winter are some that were acquired from other sources. Assistant Manager Harry Breiypgcl was the first of tho officials of the Jockey Club Juarez to arrive from, the east. lie was followed hi- Paddock Judge Hall. Others,, are expected shortly. Mr. Breivogel poluT cHtultslasttcally of the prospects for the eom- meeting and predicted that it would be the ijreatest in- the history of the sport here. Contrary lo the general belief, Mr. Breivogel stated that ifig here would be more horses hero this year than -as the case last season, when the greatest number y tabled ou the grounds since the plant came into existence was ou hand.

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