Arcite, George J. Longs Candidate For The Kentucky Derby., Daily Racing Form, 1907-04-06


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— ; -j • ■ ■ aim am ARCITE, GEORGE J. LONGS CANDIDATE FOR THE KENTUCKY DERBV. The above is a likeness of Arcite, the three year old ehestrut COit by Alve-cot — La GaaeagBC, Whtrk will, barring ini-haps. carry the colors of George J. Long, the Loui-ville breeder and turfman. In the Kentucky Derby, which is to be run at Churchill Down-, Hay i, jii-l one month from Mday. Thi- cal WU made from a photograph taken a few day- ago at Loui-ville. Arcite has aoi -larted as a tine. year-old, but he earned more money mi „ r-- ■► -*--ii- «.!, Man :.n. other Kentucky Derby caadldata TS I- race ho won la-t ear was at Slu cp-hcad Bay, -I ti 1 v !i. He ran the live ami one half ParioagS in IJ68 With 11 pounds up and the "bis against him were 1ml to 1. He won the Autumn Stakes at BhtSpaheaJ Bay, September 11, through the disqualification of Dimu Ken, which bad crossed him in the stretch. Mr. Laag bred Ar.ile at bis Baahford Manor Stud and he now I. as a two-year-old till.v full sister to him. Her name i Blond Beauty. La Gaseogne, the dam ol Arcite, was also bred and raced by Mr. Loog. She wa- by Gascon out of Messmate by Alarm. La Gaseogne was not ■ particularly brilliant race mare, though she was a winner as a two-year-old in 1886 and again as ■ three-year-old. She went wrong toward U d of her fourth year and in the spring of 1888 was retired to the -iml. Her t-.r-i ioaJ was Boaster by florist in I860. Thea came Gtendale hy i!oii-t la IMO ami Wistaria by Boh Mile- in 1901. Her next wa- Ar.ile in IgOi. AtTesCOl i- a young English horse ami Arcite is saw of lis !i-l crop in this country.

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