Broadcloth Lowers a Track Record, Daily Racing Form, 1906-07-13


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BROADCLOTH LOWERS A TRACK RECORD. Salem, X. II., July 12. The ideal weather brought out an immense throng to Rockingham Park and they enjoyed a good afternoons sport. The Fran-conia Handicap, of ,000 for three-year-olds, at one mile, was a three-cornered contest, resulting iu the triumph of Broadcloth with Garner in the saddle. Broadcloth assumed a safe lead right at the start and never relinquished it. Ho clipped a quarter of a second off the track record, running tlie mile in 1:301. Tlie finish of the second race brought the spectators to their feet. In a field of four Big Store brought up tlie rear all the way until they were straightened for home. Then Tadlock made his move with tlie big colt and, swiftly passing his opponents, won by three-quarters of a length. Bulls Eye, which struck himself in the Realization, will not come here for tlie Boston Cup to be run Saturday. Subtle has been bred to Handspring and will lie retired to the stud after this season. Jack McGiuuis and jockey Notter have gone to Brighton Beach.

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