Animals: Blixtra

In Havana, some time ago, one A. G. Tarn saw Blixtra, a three-year-old racehorse that looked as if it could run. He bought it, took it back to the U. S. Whereupon Blixtra lost 18 races in succession.

Last week Mr. Tarn entered Blixtra in a six-furlong race at Aurora, Ill. with new hope. He had remembered that the Cubans told him to feed the horse pineapples. Pineapple-fed Blixtra dashed from the post at Aurora, came in four lengths ahead.


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