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Butterflies Earns $50,000

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New Yoiík, Aug. 27. - í'uturity day it the Coney Islán I Jockey Ciub track wts aa ideal day tor a sunmier outing, aud about 25,000 peopla wero prcseut. Ic took fifty minutes to start the iiorse-, hut tbf start was a good one with Butte: ÍL.'S a bead in frout oL California. ïhe pace w.ts hot. When the half miie post was reaclied Batterflies had a lead of tvvo len'j;r,ii.s. Agitator had come up lo second place, and was a bead in front of Oonnoissour. üutta Percha was fourth, and California fifch. Butteiflies' lider thought he liad thí race easily, when he heard a 9011:1'! behind him, aud lookint; back savv Braudywine coming like the wind. There was no tima to waste, aud Griffin began riding like u demon, but he could get very little more out of his mount, and Brandywine cami along 90 fast that the fiüy only got ovei the line first by a head. Had the race been fifty yards longer Brandywine would have won. Time, 2:11. Agitator was third. The stake was worth $49,200 to the winner.


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