Injury Brings Death to Carl Ganz: Well-Known Jockey Never Recovers Consciousness after His Fall from Beach Comber, Daily Racing Form, 1915-10-15


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INJURY BRINGS DEATH TO CARL GANZ. Well-Known Jockey Never Recovers Consciousness After His Fall from Beach Comber. Cincinnati, .. October 14. — Jockey Carl Ganz : died late last night at the Memorial Hospital - in Covington without having regained consciousness . since his fall from Beach Couilier in , the oiieiiing race of Monday. Death was directly • due to a blow at the base of the brain, which also fr-tetured the skull. Every means was resorted to , t . save the life of the jockey. Three doctors were constantly 111 attendance on . him and Manager Harhinei-ter of the Lat.uia track i and the rider- eon trot employer. E. It. Bradley, sent or eminent specialists distant points to I From the outset there • ■ii,l in his possible recovery. grave doubt as to his ability to pull through. . was a . but there was more optimism among the doctors yesterday when the boy showed a stronger pulse ami a , decrease in fever. When he took a turn for the . worse later, all the members of his family were sent for and thev were at his bedside when death , 1 came The remains were shipped this morning to l...iiisville and burial will take place tomorrow in 1 l-x c Hill inn terv. The death of Oanz cast gloom , over the horsemen and turf followers iu these parts, immensely popular and regarded as one • f.i, he was •V the iM-st Jockeys in the country. Increasing ; weight several years ago caused him to announce his I retirement from the saddle. but he was prevailed 1 . "/"return again and has during the last three t under contract to E. R. Bradley been years "muz first came into prominc.-e wlule r ding for r the horses of t I e« Marion, who was then training I 11 Wheatcr-.ft. He showed brilliant riding I although confining his efforts principally I lorn and. i. the middle west, he placed many stake vic-!.-!*« - Is credit His most recent stake victory I of Zu was this vears Latonia Derby, which he I Jefferson Livingstons Royal II Ganz f. won 00 brothers, two of whom are well-known l U four ». es - rider* though few of the public will recognize 111 i W. Goose, close relationship. 1 LerJ. Goose and ■ .1 nJ cmisc Ihivs are brothers of Ganz. the .-"lercnce to Z names being, due to the. fact that family have Americanized their German i part of the naThe dead jockey was twenty-two years old and 5 . .JLi He was considered in g» "l eirciim aiceT having sav«l most of his earnings. The VsMtiusl inclined will point to the fact that f 1 , !V.,,, carried nuiiilier tlurle-ii 111 the race .That Ma he. r which fell over Bead, Comber and J l»ecn directly the cause of Ganz haxe 1 c, niav in French. ..I, means misfortune "V"5"f his brothers death. Roscoe Goose • 1 ..rirfVaby forsake the saddle at least for this I • ar W. Goose has grown too heavy to follow his • atiou.

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