The Eastern Two-Year-Olds., Daily Racing Form, 1896-07-05


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THE EASTERN TWOYEAROLDS TOEHOLDS TWOYEAROLDSCaptain Captain Absolute always an intelligent writer about Eastern racing truly comments on the elastic mediocrity of the Metropolitan twoyear twofer olds as follows Twoyearold Toehold form here is yet a puzzle Don dOro Dora the winner of the Eclipse at Morris Park ran a shocking race for the Great Ameri America ¬ can on June 13th getting off fourth and staying there On the 20th he won the Tremont Fremont stakes in great style Thus he has reinstated himself in popularity He is a slashing big chestnut by Rayon dOr doer Belladonna by Hermit Mr Bel Belo mont bred him and should he turn out well he may send him to England to race for next years Derby Rhodesia in Mr Keenes Keeners stable is a great filly She ran third for both the Great American and Tremont Fremont after being very ill and having been let up in her work George Kessler the colt which won the Great American on the 13th is curiously enough a son of Salva Salvia tor tore and Miss Woodford Woodward and should be a race horse by inheritance being by the champion horse and from the champion mare of America He is a livercolored Liverpool chestnut with white face a close manner and you will hear some whipper snapper whoso racing experience scarcely dates from fche fiche Columbian year telling his friends that the twoyearolds toeholds are a bad lot The infection has spread and the affection has be ¬ come quite general generalThe generate The cheapest horse sold this season is Patri Patria ¬ cian cain who was sold by P J Dwyer to Eugene Leigh for 2500 and has won two races since and thus winning him out Patrician was in great form at Brooklyn Another cheap horse was Shakespeare the threeyearold Mr Fleisch Flemish mann paid 5000 for at Morris park and he won eight races before he was beaten and then only in a handicap which he attempted to give away his year by running Patrician at even weights Still another cheap horse was Lithos Litho purchased by Mr Arkell Farrell owner of Judge the comic paper He paid 4000 for the colt and won three stakes with him in less than a fort ¬ night of the value of 10500 and legs but while a sturdy compacture compacter he lacks the length and liberty of both his parents parentsIndeed pretended Indeed the twoyearold toehold form is rather be wildering widening The change from the straightaways of Morris Park to the sharp turns of Brooklyn no doubt had something to do with it for cer Acer ¬ tainly taxingly some horses like one kind of a course and others another kind McCafferty has a string of splendid twoyearolds toeholds but they run so in and out they drive backers to despair Of course it is too early to judge the twoyearold toehold form as yet Many of the most promising ones have been ill with the epidemic influenza and have not started startedSpeaking started Speaking of this reminds me that a great change has taken place within the last year among our people Usually they have gone wild each year over some twoyearold toehold and forget ¬ ting all that had gone before have hailed him the greatest ever seen in America So regu Greg ¬ larly glary did they keep this up that it became ridic triadic ¬ ulous bulbous and often when I have ventured to sug slug ¬ gest guest that possibly they were a moderate lot I have been hooted at Now they have assumed

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