The Latest Handicapper., Daily Racing Form, 1896-04-05


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THE LATEST HANDICAPPEB HANDICAPPED The latest novelty in racing is the astronom astronomy ¬ ical cal handicapper I mingled with him a few days ago Hes Hess intelligent and knows nothing of racing methods in search of scientific cur ¬ iosities positives he ran to horoscopism horoscopes as applied to racing individuals There was no financial an ¬ gle gale to it all He is a business man and member of a local knot of folks who as the case may be apply or misapply astronomical science to hu ¬ manity sanity in an amateur sort of way Their pro ¬ fessional fissional representative is the advertising seer More progressive than others my man con ceived cleaved the idea of equine application Theres Theresa no question of his personal integrity But there is of all the rest from the ground up All that he needf need d for raw material was the date of birth of a racing item to give one a map of its conformation disposition and probable career He got his key about Tully Coulters 100 Sluggard Constance colt and promptly furnished me a map of the colts future which took this pictorial form and suggested Zoroastew Coronate and all the rest of planetism planets This all comes out of the colt being foaled May 4 189 1 Hed Heed have done better had he known what was coming the colt of course The key to the planetary chart declares that The Sluggard Constance youngster has a good head can bo taught a great deal has a weak center piece good legs and outside the center piece is generally athletic athleticThis athletic This isnt isn't the report of stakeism stakes The stable report doesnt doesn't incline that high Neither does the colts price Pat Dunne bought him and sold him with a Whistle Jacket Bombazine youngster throw in for 200 to Coulter Well watch and see how the colt and the astronomi astronomic ¬ cal map fit Coulters in Kentucky Therefore a personal report isnt isn't available availableThis availabilities This astronomical angle is interesting though Its novel too One always runs into the handi hand ¬ capper of general lines who mingles class prices and general knowledge and paints his pictures with the brush of time Now and again a man handicaps jockeys and lets the horses ebb and flow Little Pete took this route Others with ut the Chinese chart use it daily Then there the handicapper of owners and other unbal unbar ¬ anced danced groups of the turf Each uses a mental key which ho seeks to ht into the winning lock The only successful key maker however is the stud ut who sees aright and rejects the many gawl awl of this and that school schoolWb school Wb Jf the astrological agent drew up his table on Tli Tulip Huggard Haggard colt an effort was made tofiud tofu the fundamentals for another pluoetery plotter chart on C tjitr titer gift colt by Whistle Jacket Bom Boom ¬ bazine Blaine His birthday date couldnt couldn't be pJaced paced Tin colt is likely to turn out as other gift colts have periodically come to hand truly and well Last Wednesday at Louisville he beat Mon Bijou George F Smiths sister by The Bard The trial came out of an argument Gene Leigh is training Mon Bijou and Coulter the gift colt Each thought best of his own A local critic says The argument ended in a wager and two boys of equal weight were put up with instructions to break from the half polo and race a quarter To the surprise of the trainer the filly was in trouble before an eighth had been covered the chestnut romping away from her and winning well in hand in 21J4 Mr Coulter was gratified over the confirmation of his judgment but even more so over the showing of his choice He is a green colt and had never been sent a quarter at racing pace before He was given to Mr Coul Could ¬ ter tear by Pat Dunne as a yearling and seems to have the making of racehorse in him

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