Joe Ullman Joins the Majority, Daily Racing Form, 1908-01-24


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JOE TILLMAN JOINS THE MAJORITY. New York. January 2:;. — Joseph lllman. the well-known bookmaker, died yesterday afternoon at the Amityville Sanitarium. Long Island, of brain trouble, lllman hail been ill for nearly a year and his relatives placed him in the Long Island institution some time ago for treatment for his malady. Lllman went to California last winter for his health and it was there that he broke down, but returned to New York iu the early summer somewhat Improved in health. Recently he began to sink rapidly aud passed away yesterday while unconscious. Ullman first acquired fame in the turf world when in 1886 at Lexington he bought a yearling for 05. wliicli he named Raceland aud won the next year the Harold Stakes at Latoiiia. Quickstep Stakes at Washington Park. Great EaVtem Handicap at Sheepshead Bay. Manufacturers Stakes at St. Louis, the Arlington Stakes and Capital Stakes at the old Ivy City track at Washington and three other races, winning a total in purses and stakes of S.2.S8. and then sold him to the elder August Belmont for MM. He was the originator of the "foreign book" on American race tracks. His "Big Store" at Stiratoga and the metropolitan tracks was pat-ronrued by all of the big bettors. His funeral will be held iu the chapel of the Amityville cemetery at Jamaica tomorrow afternoon.

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