I $12,000 SALARY A MERE TRIFLE TO THIS JQCKJEY ,
Cal'SIiilling in his native dement.
Shilling, Am'erica's-bestj change the name of the towfrto
jockey, receives a retaining fee of
$L4,wu a year tromiUiaiien.
beck, a millionaire "eastern, turf
man, and yawns when"thPngure
is mentioned, remembering" Jtljjei
"good old days" when Sam -Hil-
dreth paid him $20,060 -for ''the!
first call on his services'an'd'sec-j
ond-and third call brought '$0
000 and $5,000 respectively.' - j
"Shilling hails fromFar.i,;TexV
and owns a majority pf tlfe cdm-'
.-mercial enteYpriSeof the flce.,
There is a Shilling 'grbcery a
Shilling hardware Jstore7'ar Whir
ling blacksmith sn'opalpd-otHer)
Shilling places, start edv- by .the1
premier jockey, and some '(fay h'e;
may dwn enough real- estate-to
Jockeys like Shilling command
-large sujns'for their services, but
as Fred Cook, the old-line book
maker, sagely asked, "What's the
'usd owning a good horse if you
haven't a good rider for him?"
Shilling pilots the.Hallenbeck.
horses, including Worth,,Adams
'Ex'pes, Fauntleroy, Prince Gal
andAzyiade, and his owner be
lieves $12,000 cheap for the mas
tec Jiand; to guide'them.
vTfte "best jockey"'iV tall for his
.business and has powerful hands
and arms. He married a- Cleve-'
,kndf, O., girj and papa-in-law
flianded frim $10,000 as a Wedding
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