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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 27, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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squelching the plan of several of the
promoters of the Illinois Jockey club
for an extension of the present race.
Carey yesterday sat down hard on
the enthusiasm of Eugene Beifeld
and other enthusiasts who are hav
ing their first crack at the racing
game and wanted to overdo it at the
jump. The wise veterans of the
tracks were with Tom when he told
Beifeld and the others that Haw
thorne would close Saturday for the
Tom told the jockey club: "The fu
ture of racing in Illinois is more im
portant than the profits that can be
grabbed off from this one session.
If you're going to have more racing
this year it won't be at Hawthorne."
There were several thrills at the
track yesterday. Orginator, an aged
horse owned by Mrs. P. A. Dwyer, fell
in the first race, hreaklng his leg. He
was shot immediately after. In the
fifth race Luzzi and Matre went down
and their jockeys, Van Dusen and
McCabe, were badly shaken up and
bruised. In , the third May First
threw Jockey Feeney.
Jockey Frankie Murphy, the derby
winner, was set down for a poor
showing on Jovial, the favorite in
the second race. In addition, he was
forbidden to ride for any one but
Weber & Ward, who hold his con
tract Human endurance will be put to
its greatest test July 29 when Rob't
Dowling dives Into New York bay and
starts to swim from the Battery to
Sandy Hook and back, a distance of
more than 40 miles.
To accomplish this feat the New
York iron man must maintain a fast
pace owing to tidal conditions, for
success depends upon completing
the downward trip on the ebbing
current and the upward on the
Allowing for periods of slack wa
ter at change of tide, Dowling has
about 14 hours to make the double
journey. Five men have accom
plished the one-way voyage and the
record Is held by Geo. Meehan of
Boston at 7 hours and 18 minutes.
Thus it will be up to Dowling to swim
at top speed for 14 hours.
Eastern critics say he is the only
man in America who has a chance
to make good in this contest. Last
year he swam 34 miles around Man
hattan island in 14 hours 45 minutes,
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First Race One mile and 70 yds.,
3-year-olds, selling: Black Beauty,
Broom Corn, 107; Talleyrand, 109;
Last Chance, 104; Brown Velvet, 102;
Infidel II., Eddie T., 100; Louise
Green, 97.
Second Race Six furlongs, 3-year-olds
and up, selling: Indianola,
Bogart, 112; Birka, Mater, Bryn,
Miss Sly, Tip Dawdell, 110; Salvino,
Sun Kist, Wild Bear, 107; Santo, May
Peep, 105; Little Gink, 104; Car
dome, 102; Ruth Strickland, 97.
Third Race 5 furlongs, 2-year-olds,
handicap: Berlin, 122; Bourbon
Lass, Fan G., 108; James, 102; May
W., 100; Night Cap, 95.
Fourth Race Six furlongs, 3-year-olds
and up, handicap: Sir Edgar,
118; Uncle Hart, 115; Vogue, 112;
Faux Col, 110; Pesky, 104; Huffaker,
Fifth Race Six furlongs, 3-year-old
and up, selling: Royal Tea, San
Vega, 115; Morristown, Minco Jim
mie, Brookfield, 112; Briar Path,
Martre, 110; Alex Getz, 109; Lady
Jane Grey, 108: Langhorne, Ha' Pen
ny, 107.
Sixth Race 5 furlongs, 2-year-old,'
allowances: Al M. Dick, Piatt,
112; Lycia, 109; Good Note, Lytje,
January, 105; Miladi Anne, 102.
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Orator "My friends, if we were
each of us to turn and look our
selves squarely in the face what
should be each find we needed most?,
Voice From Crowd "An India-rub
ber neck, mister."
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Sometimes a cigar draws bettaj
than the actor it is named after. "

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