Dubois Wants the Mile Record: Thinks Charles Edward Can Run in 1:37 at Brighton Beach-Will Start Friday, Daily Racing Form, 1907-07-13


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DUBOIS WANTS THE MILE RECORD. Thinks Charles Edward Can Run in 1:37 at Brinhton Beach Will Start Friday. New Yopk, July 12. William Dubois says that lie is satisfied that Charles Edward can run a mile over the Brighton track in 1:37 or better, aud has made up his mind to send his colt after the bonus of ,000 which will go to the winner of the third race next Friday if the time is better than 1:38, which was the track record before Charles Edward rau his mile in l:37g in Wednesdays big feature. The special race next Friday is for three-year-olds and upward at one mile, and the conditions read: "By subscription of 0 each to the winner, with ,500 added, of which 50 to the second and 50 to the third. The Association to add ,000 in specie or plate at the option of the owner of the winner, should the track record for a mile, 1:38, bo beaten. Three-year-olds to carry 100 pounds; four-year-olds anil upward, 110 pounds." "Ive got a good horse at last," said Mr. Dubois after he had announced his intention of starting in the race next Friday. "It took some time for me to secure the right one, but I made no mistake when I bought Charles Edward. He could have run that mile in 1:37 Wednesday as sure as youre alive, and Im a bit sorry Knapp didnt ride him out, if only to secure a new turf honor. I helieve Charles Edward can beat almost any sprinter at six furlongs with big weight up, for lie is a powerfully built colt, with lots of stamina as well as speed." The conditions of the special are sufficiently alluring to make it certain that Charles Edward will have company enough to keep the pace hot.

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