The Form Of Bobby Beach., Daily Racing Form, 1898-02-06


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THE FORM OF BOBBY BEACH j jThe The The 2yearold filly May Beach won a race at Now Orleans recently This led to the publica publican ¬ tion ion of a sketch of the doings of her sire Bobby Beach in a New Orleans newspaper It was readable but singularly inaccurate Among other things it said saidIn aiding In the west Bobby Beach was invincible at his game six furlongs and under and Brown took him east in search of new sprinters to conquer and new killings to make but before he could show the easterners how fast he was he succumbed to the hereditary weakness of the Faustuses Faust bad forelegs and dropped out of sight i iBobby Bobby Bobby Beach was a sprinter it is true for his measure of speed was of the highest order but he was a stayer slayer as well and as good at a mile or more as at shorter distances Captain Jim Brown took him east in 1890 when he was a 3yearold There instead of succumbing be ¬ fore he could show the easterners how fast he was he started in seven races over the Sheeps Seeps ¬ head Bay and Gravesend Graves race tracks Of these he won five and was second in two and incident ¬ ally won a fortune for Captain Brown Mabel Abel Glenn beat him a half length in one race and Volunteer II a head in the other He returned from the eastern foray a sound horse and start ¬ ing King twice at the Latonia Antonia fall meeting he won twice one race at a mile the other at a mile and seventy yards He wound up the season by defeating the great mare Ma ¬ rion Orion C at Nashville giving her weight and a beating at a mile in 141 That year he started in eighteen races of which he won fifteen and was second in the other three His third defeat was in a mile dash in deep mud at Wash ¬ ington Kingston Park Palisade winning Robespierre Prophesier was third Bobby Beach was a race horse the real article

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