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Posted on Monday, 9 May 2011

Too much weight and the camel’s back broke.
One last straw made the poor beast croak.
It’s a good thing Exterminator’s a thoroughbred,
‘Cause if he was a camel he’d be dead.

A popular racegoers’ rhyme recited whenever the “iron horse” Exterminator (1915- 1945) ran.

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