Richard Young

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Richard Young - Area Jockey Injured A Ohio Track A De Soto...
Area Jockey Injured A Ohio Track A De Soto jockev who was the leading iider in the spring meeting at Ascot Park, Ohio, was seriously injured Thursday in Cleveland when his horse stumb led and fell at Thistledown Race Track Richard E. Young, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Young, De Soto, was taken to a hospital in suburban Warrensville. A track physician said Young suffered internal injuries, a chipped chipped left hip and a broken col- col- 1 Richard Young I larhonc. Murphys-j Murphys-j TTie accident came in the ! third race with Young riding ' Penn Common. At the first turn Penn Common ran over the heels of a leading horse and lunged wasjtorward, landing on the loekev. loung, in his fifth racing season, season, attended University Hieh (School in Carbondale before bc- bc- Iginning his jockey apprentice-Funeral apprentice-Funeral jship at the age of 16! He is currently riding as a ; free lance jockev. He rode at tracks An-j An-j both East St. Louis-area Louis-area Louis-area alter-.and alter-.and in Florida in the past year. 1: '.I' .1 o uc, iicinn7 ponies in me Southern Illinois Fair circuit. Pritzv. 16, a younger brother SIU Election Nullified; Another Set Illegal voting and confusion over election procedures have resulted resulted in a second all - campus election at Southern Illinois Uni versity. ; ri 1 mi 1 ine stuuents win go to tne polls Tuesday for the second time in a week to vote on homecoming queen, attendants, and class officers. Cor-nett, The first election conducted Young began riding when he!"" uouav uucaroutc: . i- i- ... .1 ithe election commission aiter SIU students protested that some stu- stu- Ma-dents cast more than one ballot and that the notifications of vot-.portiancjt vot-.portiancjt ing places w ere not made soon enough. of Young, began his three -year -year apprenticeship this season.

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  1. Southern Illinoisan,
  2. 09 Oct 1959, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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