Life Story of Late R. H. Red Mcdaniel by Oscar Otis Begins in Tomorrows Edition, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-01


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Life Story of Late R. H. Red McDaniel By Oscar Otis Begins in Tomorrows Edition Oscar Otis, columnist for Daily Racing: Form and The Morning Telegraph, " has completed a series of articles based on the career of his late friend and confidant, Robert II. "Red" McDaniel, whose tragic death in San Francisco on May 5 shocked the turf world. McDaniel took his own life at the very height of his career, when every indication pointed to his winning his sixth consecutive training championship. No person is better qualified to write "The McDaniel Story" than Otis, who knew the great trainers every whim, his background, his conditioning methods and his philosophy of horse racing. McDaniels record speaks for itself. He first attained national prominence in 1950, when he saddled 156 winners. He led the list again in each of the next four years, with 164 in 51, 168 in 52, 211, an all-time mark, in 53, and 206 in 54. Read "The McDaniel Story," by Oscar Otis, seven fascinating chapters, begia-ning ia Thursdays issue of Daily Racuig Form.

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