Millers Stirrups Too Short., Daily Racing Form, 1907-03-29


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MILLERS STIRRUPS TOO SHORT. After the defeat of Glaucus by Dead Gone in the two-year-old race at Benning Wednesday, James McLaughlin, the former great rider, owner of G!au-tus, said: "My horse was defeated only because Miller had no control of him. Miller rides with such short stirrups that he swings above the horses withers and over his ueck to such an extent that he has no purchase with his knees and therefore no control over the tiring animal. My advice to the young man would be to lengthen his leathers a few inches and there will be improvement in his finishes. Millers success lies more in his ability to get away from the post ahead of the other riders than anything else."

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