Running Waters Notable Record: The Best Four-Year-Old Filly of the Year Sold for a Big Price, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-18


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RUNNING WATERS NOTABLE RECORD. The Best Four-Year-Old Filly of the Year-Sold for a Big Price To close out a partnership the excellent filly. Running Water, was sold at auction Thursday and bought by trainer Tom Welsh, presumably acting in behalf of Messrs. Andrew Miller and II. Painter, for 5,200. She is the best four-year-old lilly in training in this country, and a racer of rare merit, fast, a line weight carrier, a grand stayer and as game as the ganiest. She made her debut as a two-year-old in 1905, the property of Woodford Clay, and after earning a great reputation was wild along with her stable mate. Content, to the Newcastle Stable, Tor the reported price of 5,000 for the two. Besides purses she won the Croat Filly Stakes, Rosebud Stakes and DistafT Stakes when a two-year-old. When a three-year-old last year she gave many convincing displays of her high class, and among other races won the Alabama Stakes at Saratoga, Ramapo Handicap at Sheepshcad Bay, Albemarle Handicap and the Second Special at Gravcscnd, Belmont Park Autumn Weight for Age Race at Belmont Park, and Edgeniere Slakes at Aqueduct, in the Ramapo she carried 121 pounds, and ran its mile and an eighth route in such remarkably fast time as 1:51 J. This year she was late In rounding into her best form, but at Saratoga showed she was herself again by winning the Merchants and Citizens Handicap and the Saratoga Cup. She is now in tine form, and likely to add to her reputation in Hie stakes yet to be run to which she is an eligible. At Gravosond she is in the First Special, Albemarle, Occidental Handicap and Second Special. Her record to date is as follows; Age. Sts. 1st. 2d. 3d. Unp. Won. 1005 2 ii i 2 2 :; 7,3sk I.iod :; n; s 5 1 2 22.110 it07 1 12 :; -i 1 1 11,510 Totals ::o lr. 11 1 a 1,310

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