100 Years Ago

Hall of Fame Jockey Tod Sloan ran a bar in Paris. After retiring from a great but tarnished career (accused of betting his own races) in the saddle, Sloan hired Harry MacElhone of Scotland to manage his "New York Bar" in Paris. The rest is history.

F.Scott Fitzgerald, Humphrey Bogart Coco Chanel and, of course, Ernest Hemingway all congregated at the hot spot watering hole. 10 years after the 1911 open, Harry is credited with mixing up the morning after elixir now called the Bloody Mary. In honor of Mr. Cashin and the FOF, have one (or 2) today and wish Sloan and Harry's a happy centennial.

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