Empire City Meeting Comes To End: Small Crowd Witnesses Final Days Sport at Yonkers Course--Spur Fails His Backers., Daily Racing Form, 1919-08-01


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EMPIRE CITY MEETING COMES TO END Small Crowd Witnesses Final Days Sport at Yonk ers Course Spur Fails His Backers NEW YORK N Y July 31 Today was the hnal days racing at Empire City The attendance was smaller than usual owing to the large number of departures for Saratoga Ordinary fields paraded in practically all of the races with the Whitestone Handicap at one mile for non winners at the meet ¬ ing being perhaps the best race of the day The conditions let James Butlers Spur in the race and he was the public choice War Machine turned out to be the winner over Elraendorf and Slippery Elm The winner ran a good race being away slowly and making up a lot of ground Spur failed to be a strong contender contenderBarley Barley Water took the first over ordinary oppon ¬ ents and Hubbub made good in the second race over the oddson favorite Dick Williams The lat ¬ ter was sore when going to the post and when Hubbub fulled to quit as he has been doing the Weant racer was unable to get on equal terms with him himDoleful Doleful defeated the wellbacked Lucius In the third race But was run up from 700 to 1800 by Steve Judge and sold to that horseman horsemanDendera Dendera was claimed Wednesday by J L Mc Ginnis for 1300 1300Spaulding Spaulding L Jenkins president of the Maryland Jockey Club was a visitor today in the interests of the fall racing at Pimlico PimlicoJockey Jockey McAtee came down from Saratoga to ride Ormonda in the Whitestone Handicap HandicapLuke Luke Cassidy resident manager of the Laurel track Is a visitor visitorThe The steeplechasers of the Greentrce Stable and those of J E Davis are at Belmont Park being prepared for the steeplechase races at Laurel next fall fallWinoiis Winoiis Point Stable claimed J E Seagrams Hong Kotig out of the second race for 1680

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