Good and Plentys Epitaph, Daily Racing Form, 1907-08-25


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GOOD AND PLENTYS EPITAPH. Good and Plentys body was buried last week on a high hill on the Hitchcock estate at Westbury, L. I., and a slab of stone will be erected over the grave. On it will be inscribed his name, age and pedigree, with the epitaph: "He was only a horse, but no man was ever more faithful and true." For three years the dead giant was the undisputed champion cross-country horse of America. No route was too long for him, no pace too fast. Until this season, Good and Plenty had an unbroken string of victories to his credit after his first effort. He lost his first race by a nose, because his rider. Palmer, vas afraid to rush him at a jump and force him to his best effort. After that, until this year, he never lost a race. Good and Plenty will go down in turf history as the only horse that ever raced for any length of time through the field without a fall.

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