Uncle Is A Temporary Invalid., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-02


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UNCLE IS A TEMPORARY INVALID There is a reason why Sam Hildreth did not send his 30000 3yearold Uncle to the post in the 25 000 Belmont Stakes Saturday There Is something wrong with one of Uncles legs After working a brilliant half at Sheepshead Bay several days back one of them filled a bit and the swelling has not gone down downHildreth Hildreth does not believe there Is anything seri ¬ ously amiss with his highpriced Star Shoot colt Uncle Is not lame But Hildreth does not care to take chances with him until the filling disappears Uncle has many valuable dates and Hildreth can afford to be patient patientThe The filling of Uncles leg prevented him from starting last Saturday In the Withers He had a careful preparation for the Withers and Mr nil drcth believes be would have made a creditable showing against Coliu in that race y

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Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800