Contrasted Two-Year-Old Racing: Crack English Youngsters Worked Much Less than in This Country, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-21


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CONTRASTED TWO-YEAR-OLD RACING. Crack English Youngsters Worked Much Less Than in this Country. In England the highest class of owners do not race two-year-olds as In this country. Even the English use of good youngsters is considered to be excessive, as tills criticism and comment by a writer in the London Sportsman shows: "Wool Winder is all right because he only ran twice as a two-year-old, and I do not think there is a doubt but that he would have collapsed had he been pressed into harder work last year. Gal-vani ran seven times last year and was nearly ruined, for it was not Until the autumn had arrived that iic recovered his powers and he required the most tender treatment. Polar Star ran twelve times last year and see the result, etc. Tlie Derby also fell to Orby, which only ran twice last year, and Slieve Gallion, which won the Two Thousand, was only seen out four times, though that was probably once too many." This refers to the three-year-olds of 1907. The best of the two-year-olds of 1907 considered as factors in the classics of 1908, the colts ran races as follows: Colts. R. W. Colts. R. w. Cocksure II C 3 Pioneer 1 0 Dalgety 2 0 Royal Realm ..... 4 1 Indian Runner ...;" 1 Sir Archibald ....." 3 Norman III ! 2 Spinning Solly 7 4 Prospeetor 4 3 Vamose 4 2 Perrier 1 0 White Eagle . 5 4 The crack fillies as considered for the Oaks and Two Thousand Guineas of 1908, ran as follows: Fillies. R. W. Fillies. R. W. Araminta 2 0 Little Goose .. S 1 Ardentrive 0 2 Miranda 3 1 French Partridge.. 5 2 Rhodora 6 3 Galore S 2 Siberia 5 1 Lesbla 5 5 For comparison with the English figures, tlie tables below have been prepared. They show the performances of the American youngsters of about the same class in 1907. The twelve best American colts and thir racing figures are given below: Colts. R. W. Colts. R. W. Colin 12 12 Jim Gaffney 14 3 Cohort C 3 Lawrence P. Daleyll 4 Celt 2 1 Mcelick 10 3 Chapultepec 13 2 Pinkola 11 7 Firestone 13 G Royal Tourist 4 1 Fair Play 10 3 Uncle 12 7 The American fillies which ranked best with their figures, are as follows: Fillies. R. W. Fillies. R. W. Bouquet S 1 Keep Moving 12 2 Explosion 12 C Meggs Hill 9 3 Grande Dame .... 9 4 MolIIe Montrose... 9 S Half Sovereign ...17 2 Notasulga 17 9 Julia Powol 11 2 Please .14 0 Lady Winifred 14 3 Stamina S 3

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