Presbyterian's Derby., Daily Racing Form, 1898-03-24


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PRESBYTERIANS DERBY The result of the Crescent City Derby does not go far towards clearing up the western 3yearold problem About all that it does do is to apparently strip Isabey Isabel of all pretentious to derby form It was no disgrace to be beaten by such a smart young horse as Presbyterian but to finish behind Joe Shelby and Dinsmore Inshore puts him for the present at least in the selling plate division divisionPresbyterians Presbyterians victory adds emphasis to the rosy prospects of the powerful Schorr Scorer stable It appears to be only a matter of its horses re ¬ maining maiming in good health and condition for it to close the season with the lions share of western turf honors The real surprise of the race was the good performance of Dave Waldos Wealds home ¬ bred Joe Shelby He is probably better than he has been rated

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