Buck Massie's Close Call., Daily Racing Form, 1896-04-19


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BUCK MASSIES MASSES CLOSE CALL CALLMEMPHIS ALLOMORPHS MEMPHIS Tenn Tenon April 18 Todays Today Peabody Handicap furnished one of the prettiest races ever seen on any race track Buck Massie Massive win ¬ ning Ming by a short nose from Maurice The pair hitched up at the head of the stretch and it was cithers cither race until the judges hung out the num numb ¬ bers beers Buck Massies Masses victory must be credited to Thorpe for he clearly outrode outride Williams Murphy who owns Buck Massie Massive saw the race from the club house and said when the pair passed him Maurice was winning Thorpe how ¬ ever never gave up and in the last jump won the race Williams lost the race for Maurice at the jockey board There he was a neck in front and stopped driving All the finishes with the exception of the fifth wore of the nose and head order Thorpes Thorps ride on Robert Latta Plata won that race There was a crowd of 5000 out and the ring had a profitable day the last three going to extreme outsiders

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