Old Oxford Likely to Die, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-09


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OLD OXFORD LIKELY TO DIE. New York, October S. It transpires that Oxford is suffering from a severe attack of catarrhal fever, and is not expected to survive. Dr. Shep-pard, after a thorough examination into the gray horses condition last Saturday night, declared that the supposed hemorrhage from the lungs was really some big clots o blood which the. horse had coughed up during the unusual exertions of racing when very ill. There was no time in which to scratch the ailing son .of Faraday, and his owner was compelled to start him in the race. Oxford could hardly walk, seeming like a drunken man after the finish and had a temperature of 10G.

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