Israelite is Destroyed.: Breaks One of His Nerved Legs at New Orleans., Daily Racing Form, 1907-02-27


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ISRAELITE IS DESTROYED. BREAKS ONE OF HIS NERVED LEGS AT NEW ORLEANS. Holds Two Track Records at Aqueduct — Lady Caroline 1 1.. Outstays Gremse— St. Valentine Wins a Hard Race. New Orleans. I.a.. February 26. — Just after turning inlo the homestretch in the third nee at the Fair Grounds today Israelite broke his right foreleg ;il the ankle, hobbled a few yards on the stump. nunc to ■ nddn stop and pitched jockey Pickett into tlic fence. The boy received an ugly Rash in his lie. nl. The bene WSJ destroyed to end his suffering. Israelite was a six-year-old chestnut horse, by Isidor— starlight, by Iroquois. He did not race as .-i tiro year asi He began his career en the turf ; s ■ three year aid at Aqueduct. October 8, 1904, Cnrrytag the colors of lute* R. Keene to victory in ■ maiden race at a mile. In his next three starts lie was oiK-e second and twice third. Hien he took three handicaps in a row and wound up the year with a third to Doily Speaker and St. Valentine in the Flection Handicap at .Morris Park. In winning the BonthoM Handicap he ran the mile and a sixteenth in 1 : ;«. He eq. tailed the Aqueduct track record lor that distance l y running in 1 :4." i when he won th.e Aqueduct Handicap. In the Baywood Handicap, three days later, he set a new track record for the i-cvon eighths of a mile at 1:20. which was equalled in the fall of 1806 by New Mown Hay. As a four-year-old Israelite won over .fK 0. but last year lie was not in the money in any of his races. He had been nerved la both foreleg* and for that reason was barred from starling at Baltimore last fall The race la which Israelite came to his end was won easily by Sir Toddington. Lady Caroline II.. Which won the two year old race after a game struggle with liiniiM1. is ■ daughter of Goldsmith. Which won a race daring the early lays of the meeting. St. Valentine was put to his host to defeat Tinker in the tilth race. Torcliello has been transfoi rod bv I!. .1. Hyner to .Tames Johnson and will be put t stecph -cha-ing. The horsa has takaa kindly to jumping and bids fair to develop into a useful erosa ronntry raeer. Though the track is still muddy, an improved card is offered for tomorrow and some good contests are in prospect, the following horses appearing teat of those engaged: Royal River, Dochess of Monte-liello. Alanie: Grenade. Game, Bellindian: MeCor-inick entry. Sir Toddington. Straett entry: Heilie Montrose. Eiepaea, Nolasulga: Retiued. Coltness. Moneie: Gay Mannoring. Nedra, BertBMBt; Donna. Happy Jack II. and Joe Lesser. T. K. Lynch.

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