Hardy Campbell's Death., Daily Racing Form, 1898-06-28


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HARDY CAMPBELLS CAMPBELL DEATH DEATHHardy Deathward Hardy Campbell trainer for M F Dwyer and one of the best known horsemen in the country died at Gravesend Graves L I last Saturday He had been ill for the last ten days of pneu pane ¬ monia mona complicated with kidney and stomach troubles He rallied last Wednesday when it was believed that he would recover He had a relapse however on Thursday and grew stead ¬ ily idly worse until Thursday night when the doctors gave up all hope Mr Campbell was about fortysix forts years of age He was married and leaves a widow and two small children a boy and a girl girlProbably Probably no other man connected with race ¬ horses in this country stood higher in the esti est ¬ mation nation of his fellow craftsmen than Hardy Campbell He had not tho thou educational advan advance ¬ tages stages which fall to the lot of the ordinary mor moor ¬ tal tail But he had an intense love for the thor ¬ oughbred outbreed and he devoted himself to his duties in a way that made him one of the foremost trainers of his time timeMr timer Mr Campbell was born in Ireland and came to this country when quite a young lad He began in the employ of the Dwyer Brothers when they were at the zenith of their fame and raced such horses as Rhadamanthus Luke Blackburn George Kinney Tom Martin and later Miss Woodford Woodward Pontiac Dewdrop In ¬ spector sector B Hanover Tremont Fremont Longstreet Longest Sir Dixon etc Campbells Campbell merit was quickly recognized by the Dwyers Dyers and he gradually was promoted until he became foreman of the big establishment Along in 1890 Campbell was installed as trainer and three years later when the brothers dissolved partnership M F Dwyer retained him as trainer of his big racing establishment About this time when Mr Croker Crocker began racing the highclass highlands horses owned by him were also placed in Mr Campbells Campbell hands handsCampbell landscape Campbell trained Dobbins Don Alonzo Alfonso Ban ¬ quet quest Kingston Armitage Arbitrage Raceland Riceland Harry Reed Stonenoll Stonewall Cleophus Cloths Ben Brush and a host of other star performers He went to Eng ¬ land with Mr Dwyor Dwyer

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