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Saturday, August 30, 1879 - Page 2 - A GREAT RACE. Bramble, the Cup Winner, Beaten...
A GREAT RACE. Bramble, the Cup Winner, Beaten by Fort una. The Contest at the Brighton Beach Fair Grounds Yesterday Afternoon Cheering: Falsetto's Great Sister Why Mollle McCarthy did not Appear Tremendous Betting and a Big Tumble for the Brook lynltes Baton Bonge Adds Another to his List of Triumphs Chiqnita Scores a Yietory Old Ventilator Again Heard From One of the Largest Crowds Brer Seen on t Race Track. Fully twelve thousand people gathered at tho Brighton Beach Fair Grounds yeaterday afternoon. It was tho largest crowd seen on a race traok In the vicinity of Brooklyn in recent years. Tho attraction waa the long talked off match race between Bramble, tho winner of the Saratoga, Monmouth, Westchester and Baltimore onpa ; Fortune, the winner of the Louisville cup, and Mollie McCarthy, tho winner of tho Garden City cup. Tho multitude began to gather as early as two o'clock, and after that hour the incoming trains were crowded and a torrent of?iumanlty flowed into the course. When the bell rang at 3 o'clock for the first race, the grand stand was packed with peoplo and tho quarterstrotch was filled with a multitude that surged up against tho pool boios and betting booths, like tha beatlng'of the waves upon the beach. The arrangements for the accommodation of the crowd were all that could be expeoted. Every one was weU behaved, not tho slightest disorder ocourring to mar tho pleasures of the day. Hundreds of briUiantly dreasod ladles were in the throng. Tho track was in splondid condition for racing. The sky was bright but the weathor was bo Intensely warm and close that it was with difficulty that oue could breathe. Tho offioors of the day wore selected with the greatest care by Mr.JWIUiam M. Parks, of Brooklyn, who has presided moat acceptably over the raclug, and whoso well known skiU as a horseman aud integrity of purpose is a sufficient guarantee that everything under his observation Is done "on tho square." The following were the officers : Judges, Messrs. H. C. Dawson, T.Lloyd and E.F.Snyder; Timers, MesBra. Blmcon Hoagland and Lawrence ; Starter, M. F. T. Bruce ; Distance Judge, Mr. 1'. T. MarehaU ; Secretary, B. It. Whoatloy. Betting during the day waa very heavy. In the Mutual pools alone the amount divided waa $50,755, and the auction pools wore proportionately heavy. Although there was some disappointment at the non - appearance of Mollle McCarthy, the racing throughout was very interesting. It waa enjoyed by many weU known gentlemen, among whom were Leonard Jerome, tho Dwyor Brothors, owners of Bramble ; Corporation Counsel Wm. C. De Witt, General Roger A. Pryor, Edgar M. Cullen, Wm. Cloonan, Alderman Waters, Ward B. Meeker, ttobort B. Sedgwick, K, A. Kollmeyer, Assistant District Attorney Jere. Wern - berg, J. L. Connolly, George Reeves, Wm. Bryan, John Hanley, Registrar of Arrears Rufus L. Scott. Win. Dunham, Thomas McCann, N. H. Clement, Alexander Marshall, Arthur Quinn, C. Davis, John H. Burtls, John Harrison, Hiram Howo, J. 8. Hoagland, John H. Far - rell, Eddy O'Flynn, Captain Riley, George F. Elliott, Major Samuel Richards, Charles Johnston, James DU - lon, Alexandor Hunter, Supervisor Gallaghor, Commissioner Jacob Worth, Uncle Daniel Northup, Dr. IrlBh, J. Fitzgerald, Senator J. O. Jacobs, President F. 8. Maasey. Thomas Francis O'Brien, Stephen French, P. Boyle, ox - Aldormau John T. Parker, ex - Fire Commissioner Hugh McLaughlin, Supervisor Oubnor, William C. Klngsley, Honry Corr, Maurice Conway, Edward B. Crunimey, Wm. D. Hughes, ox - Justloe McRlbbln, 11. Do Mars, John Coonoy, John Llnsky, Sam Castell, Barney Mc - Grath, Major John Y. Cnlyor, Barnoy Aaron, Johnny Dwyer, I&ldor M. Bon, Robert Furoy, John Harrlngtou, ex - Assemblyman John Moyonborg, James Campbell, Ben. Lewis, H. H. Whooler, M. J. Dady, John P. Hudson, Colonol Sinn, H. Dully, Dr. Kitchen, Joo Ooss, Wm. H. Folk, Detective Rail, Charities Commissioner Storms, Michael Kennedy, Mirabeau L. Towns, Milt. Sweet, of Hotel Brighton; ox - Senator Michael Norton, Under Sheriff Thomas Murphy, J. Lang, O. G. Cowoll, John Heed, Phil. Casoy, Jonathan Norton, Goo. Mo - Konzle, Maynard Thorn, Thomas Muuday, charities Commissioner Ucnry, Dr. Dickinson, Matt Cole, Mike Murray, of New York; Wm. Henderson, James A. Duffy, Gilbert Badeau, ex - Commiislonw Geo. C. Bennett, or - Aldennan Wm. H. Murtha, Domlnlok Uocho, cx - Huper - visor Goo. Brown, Alderman O'Connell, James Gid - dinga, ex - Assemblyman Shanley, Charles Komi - lond, owner of the fast trotter Sadlo Howo ; Tom Welch, of New York; ex - Sheriff Albert Daggett, Geo. Butts, John Smith, Alderman Dwyor, Tom Johnson, tho poolseUer; Tom Wj nn, Joseph Shannon, Wm. Kennedy, Jos. McCloud, D. Vandelay, the tr&lnur; Jomoe Dunne, John Carroll, Alderman Itobt. Fouler, of New York; Alderman Koenan, of New York. Hon. G'has, Johnson, James Murphy, George Brown, New York ; Police Captain Saunders and Detective Tim Golden, of New York ; James Qulgloy, Supervisor Cullen, Chief of rolice Donovan, of Jersey City ; James Green, of the Hudson County (N. J.) Court ; Tom. Walsh, Colonel Bruce, Wm. Byrne, Walter Lawrence, Frank White, Hon. John Clark, Now York ; John FarreU, Thomas Alartln, S. Pettlt, ex - Alderman Tuomcy, Now York ; J. Gloss, John Connors, John H. Gallaway and Frank Booaey, of Providence ; Bernard Doyle, Samuel Connor, of Graresend; David Snedlkor, Wm. McMahon, Alderman Donovan, James Pierson, Christopher Smith, Charles Waters, John D. Pray, Nicholas Doyle, John Plum, C. Johnson, Loftus Wood, A. O. Lairreuco, George B. Baldwin, Captain Robert Liudley, Supervisor Williamson, James Borons, owner ot tho racer Hat - tie F.; Thomas Fleming, Epe Holland, of Cinalunatl ; Assemblyman Clancy, P. Corr, Pollco Captain Byrnes, of New York ; Budd Doble, tho driver ; George Green, Ed. Price, of New York ; Miles Farreti, the Gantlan Brothers, of Now Joreey; Robert Harland, of Kentucky; William Tracy, Georgo B. King, David C. Aitkcn, Add ltyman, tho minstrel ; Assemblyman Seebacker, of .Vow York, and others. Chlqulta carried off the honors in the opening race, which was a dash of s mile and a quarter, boating Dairy Maid, the favorite, and Le Roi. In the second race, a contest of mile heats, Baton Bongs again showed him - stlf a fast and reliable race horse, winning against a field comprising Mlntzor, Uattlo F., Gabriel, Hippo - grifte, Kingston and Enterprise. Baton Rougo has won ten racca out of thirteen on this track a fact which ll largely due to the oxcoUence of his training at the bands of Mr, Jamos H. Jennings. Fortuna, Falnetto'a sister, boat Bramblo In the match race of two miles and a quarter, and old Ventilator grasped the laurels In the Bteeplechase. oattubk.

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 30 Aug 1879, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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