C. C. Maffitt's Racers., Daily Racing Form, 1898-02-17


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C C MAFFITTS AFFLICTS RACERS RACERSWith Racers With such good young horses as Gibraltar and Fireside added to his string the popular St Louis turfman Truman Mr C C Maffitt Afflict should reap his fair share of racing success this year Con ¬ cerning corning his horses the St Louis Republic says The most improved looking race horse in Mr C C Maffitts Afflicts string is a handsome big chest ¬ nut colt by Glenelg Genteel Keepsake called Lord Neville He is one of the band of 2yearolds that Mr Maffitt Afflict let Tommy Sayers Sawyers train for him last season The colt was sick all spring but rounded to in the fall and won a fair race at threequarters treasurers of a mile defeating Sir Joseph Lister Blister the pride of Dr Bernays Betrays stable in a big gallop Lord Neville was turned out last fall with the rest of the Maffitt Afflict horses He has spread and developed nicely and now looks like he might make a real good horse He is certainly bred right The Glenelgs Genealogist as a rule are hard horses to break down They are noted for being able to stand any amount of racing and if Lord Neville is of any account Mr Maffitt Afflict need have no scruples about ordering his trainer to race him fre fare ¬ quently queenly Sir Rolla Olla the chief bread winner of the Maffitt Afflict string last season seems to have grown smaller if anything He is a chunky little horse with abnormally big legs Pat Grogan Groan trained him for Mr Maffitt Afflict last year and the veteran is proud of the record he made with the colt Sir Rolla Olla finished in the money nine times out of twelve starts His best race was when he ran third to Eitholin Withholding and Libation in the Ozark Stakes at threequarters treasurers of a mile and closed like a giant Cousin Lizzie Tizzies and Little Lucille are both small but racy looking The big Abana Cabana colt Sir Wann Ann looks like a win ¬ ner near but Colonel Baker Mr Maffitts Afflicts trainer is afraid of his legs Gibraltar and Fireside the eastern additions to the stable are looking ex ¬ ceedingly ceding well Fireside is a full sister to those two sterling performers Sweet Faverdalo Favorable and Preston i She is a wellmade whelmed mare very wide in front Gibraltar is magnificently developed in his hindquarters where the driving power comes from His record as a 2yearold justified Jimmy McCormicks McCormick remark that ho was the cheapest good horse sold last year Mr McCormick was surprised when he learned of the colts sale to a westerner Mr McCormick trained Gibraltar for the Messrs Messes Thompson last fall and it was on his advice that the colt was started in the Futurity The stable won this stake with LAl LA ouette roulette Gibraltar and Henry of Navarres Navarro brother The Huguenot ran unplaced Lydian Lydia who ran second in the Futurity was beaten by Gibraltar at Saratoga before both were shipped to Coney Island to be started in the Futurity

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