Sport: The Turf

Thoroughbred horse-racing returned to Chicago after an absence of 20 years. The first barrier went up on an Inaugural Handicap and down the stretch came Judge Pryor, a 12-to-l shot. Responsible for the recultivation of turf in Chicago—the Chicago Business Men's Racing Association; for oral betting-the Illinois Anti-Betting Law and a squad of gumshoe men.

A broadside of press-agentry heralded the American visit of Epinard, Pierre Westheimer's famed French four-year-old. When the Berengaria docked, he felt his way ashore from sumptuous quarters. Belmont Park, Latonia, Aqueduct crowds will watch him next Fall....

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