The Tennessee Derby., Daily Racing Form, 1898-03-25


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THE TENNESSEE DERBY The Tennessee Derby will be decided at Mem Memo ¬ phis Aphis Tuesday April 9 It is easily the most im ¬ portant portent early threeyearold event of the western turf and is invested with importance in the minds of followers of racing from the fact that it is considered to afford a clue to probable re ¬ sults silts in the greater stakes for threeyearolds to follow at Louisville St Louis and Cincinnati In a monetary sense it is a race of importance since the winner will carry off 4250 while the second horse will gather in 500 and the third 250 250At At present the general impression is that the Derby this year will fall either to one of J W Schorr Scorer Sons pairLieber sparkleberry Karl and Wilson or Umbrella Bill McGuigans Michigan Bannockbnrn Bannock but the history of this race is full of unexpected results and it is not at all impossible that an outsider may follow the example sot by Buckvi Buck dere Derek Berclair Berlin Fandango and Jamboree in carrying off the prize through fluky defeat of better horses Sixteen candidates are eligible their owners names and pedigrees being as follows followsG follows G C Bennetts Bennett br c Eitholin Withholding by Eothon Eaton Mrs Gen Gilflory Pillory GilfloryA Pillory A Calms b g Bequeath by Belvidere Belvedere Leg ¬ acy achy Libation ch g by Linden Vintage VintageP Vintage P Dunnes Dunes b c Swango Wang by Onondaga Nir Mir ¬ vana ana vanaW van W H Laudemans Laundryman ch c Goodrich by Patron Edith Gray W A McGuigans Michigan br c Bannockburn Bannock by Hayden Edwards Bettie Betties Blaise Blains BlaiseT Blast T J McHales Charles b c Johnny Bohan Bhang by Wood Moss Loetitia Loretta LoetitiaC Loretta C F McLeans CLeans bc Gallivant by Blue Eyes Pericolor Percale PericolorC Periodic C T Pattersons Patterson bkg kg Chang by Potomac Lady Primrose PrimroseMrs Primrose Mrs M J Reiff Riff s b c Jackanapes by Leo natus gnats Belle of Runnymeade Unnamed RunnymeadeJ Runny J W Schorr Scorer Sons ch c Druggist by Panique Antique Minnichee Munich Lieber Libber Karl ch c by Forester Daisy Woodruff Wilson br c by Jim Gore British Blue Blood BloodSimms Bloodies Simms Sims Andersons Anderson b c Sacket Socket by Bersan Berman CathQrino Catharine C CStanton Stanton Stanton Tuckers ch c Isabey Isabel by Strath Strait more Belle of the Highlands HighlandsJames Highlands James Whittens Whitens b g Our Friend by Eolus Bolus Marmoso Marmots MarmosoIt Marmoset It is now mere guesswork to attempt to say how many of these will start but it may be safely assumed that thefleld hefted will be larger than it was last year when only Buckvidere Duckier Typhoon II and Algol went to the post Seven are con ¬ sidered sidereal sure starters and there may be more moreIn morIn In its early years the Tennessee Derby was over the correct mile and a half route but in consideration of its early date it was reduced to nine furlongs The condensed history of the race is as follows Ten Strike 105 Zampa Nampa 107 Jim Carlisle1 Joe Cotton 115 Freeman HOCelsus Shoeless Jim Gray 118 J H Fenton Denton 118 Panama RobespierreVallera Robespierre Prophesier 117 Joe Walton 114 Marie K Vallera Valero 118 Silverado Silvered 118 Bonnie Bird Tom Elliott ElliottCalhoun Elliott 115 Little Billie 118 Lew Blew Weir Calhoun 122 Francis Pope 122 Michel Jamboree 119 Buckrene Buckramed 122 Vassal FandangoBerclair Fandango Fandango 117G BMorris Morris 122 Jovial Berclair Berlin 109 Lady Inez Cine in Ben Eder Edger Buckvidere Duckier 122 Typhoon II 122 Algol In 1887 1888 and 1889 discontinued

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