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Sport: Foul Poison

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Though Chilhowee, famed Kentucky racehorse, holder of the world’s record for 1⅛mi., was the favorite in the rich Coffroth Handicap at Tia Juana, Mexico, last week, though an able jockey straddled his back, he ran tenth. In his quarters, after the race, Chilhowee crumpled in a miserable heap to the stable floor, rolling pathetic eyes upon trainer, owners, veterinary. His temperature, which he meekly permitted them to take, was 104°. “Poisoned,” said the veterinary. “Poisoned,” hissed the trainer. “Poisoned,” wailed Owners Ernest and Henry Hart.

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