Birkenruths Success Abroad, Daily Racing Form, 1907-06-29


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BIRKENRUTHS SUCCESS ABROAD. Harry Birkenruth, the American rider in Austria-Hungary, has to his credit this season the Grand Prize, the richest racing event run In Germany. The race, which was run at Hamburg, was won by Faith, ridden by the American boy. Birkenruth was developed by Sam Hlldreth and Louis Ezell at the tracks in the middle west and in California. He led tlie riders at San Francisco for two seasons before going abroad, where he has had the greatest success and made a name for himself; especially as a judge of pace lie is much admired. The success of Herr von Mautners stable on the Austrian .turf, dates from Birkenruths connection with it. Last season it won more, than 00,000. It is the riders of the caliber of Fred Taral and Birkenruth who have made the demand for American jockeys so strong in Austria-Hungary. Jockey Eugene Hildebrand will ride at the Butte meeting. In the autumn he will go to New York.

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