Latest Racing Gossip from Latonia, Daily Racing Form, 1923-10-17


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LATEST RACING GOSSIP FROM LATONIA Senator O. H. Stanley was among the visitors this afternoon and enjoyed the racing immensely. Jockey Harry Gray, who was suspended by Judge Joseph Murphy at the Columbus meeting during the summer, was notified this morning that the suspension had been lifted and he lost no time in getting back into the saddle. He had the mount on San "Vicente in the opening race. "W. "W. "Woollatt general manager of the Devonshire track, was among todays visitors. A. B. Hancock, prominent breeder and owner of the Claiborne and Ellerslie farms, will take a party of friends to witness the running of the International match race between Papyrus and Zev at Belmont Park next Saturday. . . President E. R. Bradley of the Thoroughbred Horse Association has announced a meeting of members of that body for Tuesday night at 8 p. m., to be held in the Sin-ton Hotel. It is expected that the various racing associations holding meetings next winter will make known their purse offerings. Asa Stockwell, 35 years old, and formerly in the restaurant business in Lexington, died this morning at the Booth Memorial Hospital in Covington from an attack of double pneumonia. Stockwell was employed as cashier in the mutual department at Latonia and was stricken with the fatal disease after completing his duties Saturday night T. H. Griffin, who has been identified with racing in various capacities for many years, was among the arrivals from New York en route to California, Griflin stated that Papyrus was being underrated and that in his estimation Zev will find a tough customer to trim. He said: "Papyrus handles himself like a good horse and has shown that he can run fast when permitted to do so."

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