Laurel Racing News, Daily Racing Form, 1923-10-27


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LAUREL RACING NEWS Jockey H. Callahan is the latest to announce his intention of going to, Cuba. , "William Sheedy purchased at private sale of the L. Garth estate the two-year-old Antiquity. . Eddie Thornton, who has been a daily visitor at Laurel this fall, left Kentucky after "Witnessing the running of the match race. The useful plater Captain Costigan was claimed by J. M. Collins after his victory yesterday. The colt cost his new owner ,800. Little Chief and Exodus were arrivals from New York this morning. Both are eligibles for the 5,000 Washington Handicap tomorrow. Maj. Gen. Muir, cpmmanding officer of the Third Corps Area, presented the handsome silver, plate that went to the owner of the winner of the match race. Jockey Legere was shaken up a bit as a result of his fall yesterday and Max Hirsch took the lad off of all of his mounts this afternoon so as to give him a chance to recuperate. C. C. Campeau, who has been acting as assistant to the secretary, was called hurriedly to Wheeling to fill the position of presiding judge. His duties here were looked after by Larry OBrien. Charlie Primrose has arranged for a special to leave Pimlico for Tiajuana November 14. Application for space on this train will be received only from those who have been assured of stabling at the Mexican course. Dave Burstein claimed Last One after he was beaten in the sixth race for ,000. He will be turned over to H. G. Woods to train. The latter was successful with this plater some time ago when he was training him. Hal Kennedy, B. B. Rice and Thomas Doyle have rearranged their plans and will remain over to participate in the racing at Pimlico before shipping to Cuba. Mr. Kennedy has decided to include his old bread winner Peri-gourdine in the Cuban shipment. E. J. Albright was a visitor at Laurel this afternoon. He reports that several owners shipped their horses to Marlboro from Richmond, where they will remain until the time arrives for shipment to Cuba. The horses of G. M. Ridge are among those which are at Marlboro.

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