Dishabilles Racing Career, Daily Racing Form, 1907-07-28


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DISHABILLES RACING CAREER. The breaking down of Dishabille at Fort Brio Monday marks the retirement of one of the most consistent racers of modern times. In truth this live year-old daughter of Kings Counsel Night Gown was not far removed from the ideal racehorse. She won lifty per cent of the races in which she started; she could carry the weight and win at any distance, and no track had to be just so for her. She won over fast, sloppy, slow, muddy and heavy tracks east and west and north and south. It is regrettable she could not have gone into retirement before breaking down, but trainer Shannon admits that he. allowed las desire to have just one more set of brackets to her credit to prevail over his better judgment. She had for some time shown a slight bow in one tendon behind and Mondays happening was not surprising to those who were aware of this. iishablle was bred by George C. Bennett at Ills farm near Memphis, Tenn., and it is there that she is to go into the stud to be mated with cither Abe Frank or Intrusive. A union witli cither of these stallions should produce a thoroughbred of high quality. Dishabille ran all of her sixty-two races in Mr. Bennetts colors. She made her first start at Kinloch Park. St. Louis, April 10, 1004. finishing second to Miss Powell. She ran three races before scoring a victory, and her fifth, the Debutante Stakes, was the only one In which she finished outside of the money during the year. Dishabille was trained that year by "Mickey" Shannon, and ran all of her seventeen races at the three St. Louis tracks. She won the Junior Cham

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