Flairs Sister is a Good Filly: Lesbia Captures the Princes of Wales Stakes in England, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-15


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FLAIRS SISTER IS A GOOD FILLY. Lesbia Captures the Prince of Wales Stakes in England. Iii the valuable Prince of AArales Plate at York August 27, English patrons of racing were introduced to a smart Ally that may In time figure in the list of winners of the Oaks or One Thousand. She evidently made a decided impression in the minds of the critics, and is a bay filly two years old b3 St. Frusquin Glare. In commenting on the race London Sporting Life said: "Kingsclere also provided the favorite for the Prince of AVales Stakes, a short price being taken about Morena. hut there was significant backing for Sir Daniel Coopers Lesbia. a big, fine, wide-hipped filly of great promise, and an own sister to the smart hut unfortunate Flair. For a first performance she did her work in fine style, and before they had gone half way Maher sent her out clear, and, unchallenged thereafter, she won in a canter by three lengths. Lesbia is evidently capable of better things than this and she is a distinct credit to St. Frusquin. while it is to be hoped that her breeder-owner, Sir Daniel Cooper, will experience better luck with her than he did with her sister, Flair. Her next engagement is in the Champagne Stakes at Doncaster, and other engagements this season include the Imperial Breeders Produce Stakes at Kempton Park, and the Middle Park Plate, both of which races Flair won in her first season. "In 110 single respect does Lesbia resemble her sister, that speedy mare Flair. The latter had size, quality and shape on her side, whilst Lesbia, though having many good racing points about her, is long and low, and gallops very near to the ground with her hocks well under her. The daughter o St. Frusquin had answered a question at home in very promising style with Little Goose, and as danger was removed from her path when Morena moved oil slowly from the gate she won like a liily that one day is likely to be smart over a distance of ground."

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