Rice Passes Up Derby, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-01


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Rice Passes Up Derby DerbyCHURCHILL CHURCHILL DOWNS Louisville Ky April 30 Members of the fourth estate on duty at the Kentucky Derby course missed one of its regulars this year when Grant land Rice popular sports writer was unable to attend Rice is presently in good health but on the advice of his physician passed tomorrows Derby running Last year the dean of the scribes worked from dawn to dusk in his coverage of the Run for the Roses and his duties along with the task of meeting his countless friends left him physically weary According to word re ceived here today Rice will be on hand next season to cover the Diamond Jubilee renewal of the threeyearold classic

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1940s/drf1948050101/drf1948050101_18_2
Local Identifier: drf1948050101_18_2
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800