Senor Diaz A Popular Sportsman, Daily Racing Form, 1918-07-10


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SENOR DIAZ A POPULAR SPORTSMAN Alfredo Diaz the i 111 is iu 1 1becoming becoming one of the most popular men on the American turf His horses are not winning many races In fact they are having poor luck But there are other ways of earning the admiration of the racegoers than by handing out tips on winners At the recent sale of John E Maildens yearlings Mr Diaz materially aided the Red Cross and the soldiers tobacco fund by paying large prices for two horses While at the irack last week Mr Diaz saw B Langdons little filly Conduit win a cheap selling race He liked the way the filly ran and instructed his trainer to bid her in Mr Congdon who is a poor man was unable to com ¬ pete against Mr Diaz wealth and was compelled to let his horse go for 1700 The loss of the filly caused Air Congdon much grief She was his bread winner and for two days he pined over her loss But on the third he was a happy man for Mr Diaz learning of his grief gave him back his pet Fri ¬ day Conduit at the Aqueduct track ran better than ever before and in winning the third race clipped a full second from the track record for one mile and fivesixteenths New York Suu

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