Jockeys "Doing Their Bit": Many Prominent Riders Wearing the Colors of Uncle Sam., Daily Racing Form, 1918-07-25


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JOCKEYS DOING THEIR BIT Many Prominent Riders Wearing the Colors of Uncle Sam Service Flag with Sixty Two TwoStars Stars Flys Atop Jockey Eoom Eoomat at Empire City New York July 24 A service flag with sixty two stars flys a toy the jockeys room it the Empire City course and it commands as much respect anil reverence as any throughout the wide land for it provides a daily reminder of some of the best jock ¬ eys of the last decade who are now serving Uncle Ham The oakenframed Roll of Honor which hangs at the door of the building includes the names of such good riders as Bulwcll Haynes W Davis Karrick Norman Kennedy 3Iusgrave Nicol Trav ers and others of lesser note wlio have become equally famous through their association with the colors colorsMany Many of those who have remained behind their patriotic brothers have done tut not from choice but liccause of shortcomings such as light weight extreme youth deformities sustained in the hard life of their vailing while others are compelled to maintain whole families of dependents A glaucu at the list will prove that the jockeys are doing their hit It follows Killed 111 action S llVillis J Parker In active service Bauer J IlaUc W Brady C Brady 1 Unrke E A Butwell J Cantwcll F Chandler J Cliristie J Clark J Cotton L Davis W Fain O Kcimessy T Ferguson A Flint It Fogarty E Greenfield S Grillin E Cordon C Cordon K Ilaynes E Heathcriiigton J Helming J Jlinjhy HoJaling D llufnagel C Karrick K Kennedy X Kersey J Klenck E Koliler W Kohu C 3Iaderia 1 Martin C 3IcCabe J 3IcI iuiel I Morarity D Murphy 31 J 3I 3Isgravo sgravo P Nicklaus A Xicol D OConnor 31 Olscn M Parrette T Keilly C Rollins E Shoody 31 Spcliman G Springer E Stagmire II Stretch A Swain G Travers W Van ISenschotcn G Waldron It Ward W Watts It 1orke n Iroperty owners opposite the lonkcrs course have donated the use of their grounds to the IJed Cross and the ladies of the YonUers chapter have included among their manifold energies the parking of many of the motors that visit the course daily A neat revenue is being derived from this source and another and greater from the yrolits of a re ¬ freshment parlor Which they maintain just across the avenue There may be had cooling drinks ice cream and wonderful cakes and ities from the kitchens of the patriotic ladies who serve them themNot Not all who witness the Yoiikers racing pass through the toll gates Hundreds of mothers and their kiddies sud passing motorists line the grassy banks of Jerome avenue where through the picket fence they may view the contests and enjoy the band concerts

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