Botafogo Regains His Supremacy, Daily Racing Form, 1919-02-27


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B0TAF0G0 REGAINS HIS SUPREMACY In January the crack colt; of the Argentine, Bota-fogo, was unexpectedly beaten by. Grey Fox. The owner of the former, Don Diego de Alvear, was dissatisfied with 4he previous result and proposed to M. Unzue, the owner of Grey Fox, a match at one mile and seven-eighths. To this the latter was agreeable nnd the race duly took place. Great excitement was .created by the duel, which wan regarded in the light of a national sporting event, and a great crowd of 100,000 pepole watched the race, for which Botafogo was favorite. He won by a length in 3:07, which constitutes a record tor tae distance for tlie Argentine-or anywhere else.

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