Our Horses In England., Daily Racing Form, 1898-02-11


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OUR HORSES IN ENGLAND The great number of American horses slated to run in England this year renders the follow ¬ ing King comments taken from the New York Sun worth reproduction reproductionThe reproduction The shipment of half a dozen of James E Keenes Keeners horses to England yesterday has drawn renewed attention to the coming campaign of prominent American horsemen in the land of roast beef and racing Most of the American horses already located there seem to have made a high impression on the official handicappers and they have been placed pretty well toward the top of the list in every scale of weights so far compiled According to the latest Racing Calendar the American candidates for the early handicaps are by no means so leniently treated as was rumored here about a week ago There is a remarkable difference of official opinion regarding the racing qualities of Richard Crokers Croakers Dobbins Handicapper Robert I An son places him within four of the top weight for the City and Suburban and asks him to carry 119 pounds while for the Kempton Kenton Park Great Jubilee Stakes with the same horses carrying top weights Handicapper Egerton Exertion lets Dobbins in at 96 pounds The Field of January 29 makes special mention of this discrepancy discrepancyGlancing discrepancy Glancing through the official lists the first name to catch the eye is that of James R Keenes Keeners fouryearold foretold colt Voter in the Babra Habra ham Plate a welter handicap of 2500 to be run over the Rowley Crowley mile at the Newmarket Newark Craven meeting Voter is next to top weight his impost being 134 pounds while H McCal Mecca monts months fiveyearold Knight of the Thistle is set to carry 138 pounds There are twentynine twenty others engaged at weights ranging down to 98 pounds For the Lincolnshire Handicap of 10 000 to be run over the straight mile at the Lin Ling ¬ coln colon spring meeting Knight of the Thistle is again rated best at 128 pounds Voter is third on the list with 124 pounds and St Cloud II is slated to carry 119 pounds poundsThe pounds The Epsom spring meeting has been well sup ¬ ported by American owners In the Great Sur Slur ¬ rey Frey Handicap of 2500 five furlongs are Rich ¬ ard Ward Crokers Croakers threeyearold filly Rhoda B 110 pounds and the BeresfordLorillard threeyear three old Meta II 103 pounds The top weight is Lord Wolvertons Wolverines sixyearold silverrod sprinter Ugly 138 pounds For the Prince of Wales Stakes a welter handicap of 1000 one mile the BeresfordLorillard stable is represented by Belisama Balsam 4 117 pounds and Vrack Rack 3 96 pounds The top weight is C Morbeys Mores His Rev ¬ erence Terence 5 138 pounds Then comes the City and Suburban Handicap of 10000 one mile and a quarter for which there is a little host of Ameri America ¬ cans entered The top weight is Capt Caput Greers Grievers Kilcock Kilo 130 Dobbins as already stated gets 119 Voter is rated at 117 St Cloud II at 111 and the BeresfordLorillard entries are Diakka Dakar 124 Sandia Candia 117 Berzak Brake 110 and Nunsuch Nonesuch 104 104The The Hurst Park Spring Handicap of 5000 one mile brings a bunch of the Americans well together Diakka Dakar is set to carry top weight 138 and the others are Sandia Candia 133 Voter 129 and Berzak Brake 125 Turning to the Kempton Kenton Park Jubilee Stakes of 15000 it is noticeable that the two handicappers referred to as having dif ¬ fered feared so much regarding Dobbins agreed as to the prestige of Kilcock Kilo This horse heads the list for the Kempton Kenton event with 133 pounds The Americans are classed as follows Diakka Dakar 128 Sandia Candia 122 Voter 120 St Cloud II 115 Berzak Brake 108 Archduke II 98 and Dobbins 96

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