Close Of Hamiltons Spring Meeting.: Attendance and Racing Good--Braggadocio Is Added and Wins the Stake Race., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-21


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CLOSE OF HAMILTONS SPRING MEETING MEETINGAttendance Attendance and Racing Good Braggadocio Is Added and Wins the Stake Race Hamilton Out June 20 The last day of the meeting of the Hamilton Jockey Club proved to be one of the best both from a standpoint of attend ¬ ance and racing The card of seven races included the Toronto Steeplechase over the course of two miles and the Wentworth Plate of the guaranteed value of 1000 The stake went to I W Booths Braggadocio which was an added starter in the race The Seagram entry was held at a short price while the price against the winner at one time was as good as 23 to 1 The start was a poor one as Herman Johnson was as good as left at the post postThe The finish in the steeplechase was one of the best of the day Marksman and Butter Ladle going under the wire upon what seemed to the vast crowd even terms The favorite Bilberry made a bad landing at the first jump and unseated his rider After that it was onlv a twohorse race raceT T U Strodes old horse St Valentine landed a race after repeated efforts taking the last race of tlie day on the turf turfJockey Jockey Fairbrother will go to New York Tuesday and do the riding for the Seagram stable which will be shipped there next week weekJockey Jockey Tommy Hae who was just out of the hos ¬ pital had the mount on the favorite Bilberrv which fell heavily at the first jump Hae was taken to the hospital where his injuries were found to be serious seriousJockey Jockey A usher on Spangled Banner caused a jam in the fifth race by cutting across in front on the first turn causlnsr El Oro to fall

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