[Horse Racing]

Dublin Core

Title

[Horse Racing]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-07-23

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Mr. Bunion gambles on horse racing and wins.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

111

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-07-23

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Jockey #1: I know my mount won't beat yours, naw!
Jockey #2: Ride hard and rats and he will. My orders are to hold Streak back, and let Turtle win.--
/
Mr. Bunion: I'm no gambler but I'd like to put a little money on Turtle. I think he will win, well, I know he'll win. But as I said before, I am--
Man #1: I'm a hand-book maker. I'll take your set. You might as well make a little money.--
/
Mr. Bunion: Dogged if I don't! I'll jest bet ten dollars on that Turtle hose! For luck I need the money, too!
Man #1: Sure! Be a sport! I'll give you the odds. Quoted in the papers, opening or closing!
/
Mr. Bunion: I'll take the closing odds, yes, I think they'll be the highest. Eh, have you got it right now? Second race Turtle--
Man #1: Second race ten dollars on Turtle to win at closing newspaper odds, right, eh?
/
Mr. Bunion: Who won the second race Mister, who won it? Man #2: A horse called Turtle at a hundred to one! Won it easy!--
/
[out of panel] EhhhxTruuuh! Racing Edition, Extruh!
Mr. Bunion: Ah! I win a thousand! Yip te dee de diddle de deee! Um! At last! Wow!
/
Newsboy: Extru Racig Edition Hunert-to-One shot wins! Extruh! Heah! [Extra Racing Edition]
Mr. Bunion: Gee me one, boy, an be gosh hanged quick about it!
/
[Turtle Wins!!! Over the great Streak. Betting opened at 50 to 1, ran up as high as 100 to 1, then backed down to the close at 1 to 10. Great excitement, millions made an]
Mr. Bunion: Closing odds were 1 to ten! Pshaw! I make one measly dollar! Huh!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, MAY-JUL 1907 Reel 106

Tags

gambling
animals

Files

111-1907-7-23.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Horse Racing],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 19, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/111.