Dreaming a Winner., Daily Racing Form, 1907-02-19


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DREAMING A WINNER. •I daresay that every year one or more people dream of the Dertij winner, be . x tin ai sauna of people are guessing in their dreams, and two or three guess right." writes Andrew Lang in the independent, "Take the Favotiiits ease. A man came to an acquaintance of mine and said: What is the Latin for the southwest wind.- Favonius. said my friend. •Thats the t.ami. said the other; "I dreamed hist sight that Favonius won the Derby, but I could .•nly remember thai southwest wind was the English ..I the word whin I awoke. There was no Favonius ia the list of horses, but on reaching the racecourse the men found Ihal the Zephyr colt had been newly named — Favonius. Probably the name Zephyr west wind colt had been converted into Favonius south- v..-i wind in the sleeping mind of the dreamer, though when awake be could not. remember the Latin word for southwest wind. Favonius vs.. 11. tile dream was a good guess, no more."

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