Plunger Brayley Sick Of Success., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-01


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PLUNGER BRAYLEY SICK OF SUCCESS It is not often that an owner of race horses complains that he Is heartily sick of the deadly monotony of winning races Yet this was the griev ¬ ance some years ago of a famous turfite named Teddy Brayley It was upon one of his horses Mornington that the popular jockey Tom Cannon had just won a big race when he received a tele gram announcing the birth of a son He was with W G Grace when he received the message and it was upon the cricketing doctors suggestion that the new arrival was christened Mornington Bray leys horses for quite a long period did nothing but win race after race and he actually sat down in Tuttersalls ring at one of the principal race meet ¬ ings and vowed lie was sick of success successAlthough Although he was so remarkably lucky on the turf there came a day when Brayley could not win a race and this famous plunger died as many before him in comparative poverty

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