Eskimo Dogs Speed And Courage, Daily Racing Form, 1918-12-04


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ESKIMO DOGS SPEED AND COURAGE Eskimo dogs can travel fortyfive miles in five hours according to an authority who relates that he once drove his dog team seven miles in half an hour Ordinary domestic1 dogs at full speed run at tlie rate of from thirtythree to fortynine feet a second setters and pointers about eighteen and a half to twentyone and sevententh miles an hour am they can maintain this speed for two or even three hours Foxhounds are fast and In a recent trial one b them beat a thoroughbred horse cover ¬ ing four miles in six and a half minutes Grey ¬ hounds can run at the rate of fiftynine to seventy feet a second Horses cannot exceed sixtythree feet a second Manchester England City News

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