Horse Influenza In The East: Many Good Horses Affected by Epidemic at Belmont Park., Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-05


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HORSE INFLUENZA I rui Mr MrMany Many Good Horses Affected by Epidemic at Bel ¬ mont Park NEW YORK N Y June 4 There is an epi ¬ demic of equine influenza at Belmont Park More than 100 costly thoroughbreds are suffering from It There is scarcely a stable at the course which is not housing some of Its victims R T Wilson P A Clark W R Coe H K Knapp and Harry Payne Whitney are some of the owners who are af ¬ fected most Old Gold the fastest and most prom ¬ ising juvenile in the Wilson barn nearly suc ¬ cumbed to it last Saturday He developed pneu ¬ monia and until Tuesday It was believed he would die Thomas Healey his trainer says that he is now out of danger but that it would be a long time before he could resume training Cinderella the filly which created a sensation at the Jamaica meeting is severely ill She came out of her race in the Juvenile on Friday with a temperature of 105 In the Cbirk ham all except Bonnie Mary Lion dOr and Polysanda were stricken with it All of them have passed the danger point and William Hogan says they soon will be back in hard training

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