Colin And Celt Are All Right.: Great Colts Experiencing Minor Ailments Only and Will Be Racing Presently., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-27


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COLIN AND CELT ARE ALL RIGHT Great Colts Experiencing Minor Ailments Only and Will Be Racine Presently New York June 2G Colin and Celt James R Keene s unbeaten threeyearolds are not broken down nor nre they even lame Both were galloped at exercise during the morning hours It is a case of hysteria which this time is confined strictly to the stable environments of the celebrated pair The report originated in the failure of Colin to appear OH the track last night for his final trial for Satur ¬ days big stakes Trainer Rowe fancied that he could detect a slight fever in tlie sheath covering the tendon in Collns forelegs and would not risk sending him out for his long preparatory gallop until he had consulted a veterinary So he sent for Dr Sheppard It was finally decided after a conference with Mr Keene that Colin and Celt both the latters last trial being somewhat unsatis ¬ factory and he being handicapped additionally with a chronic ailment of cracked heels should not be asked the question iu the Coney Island Jockey Club Stakes in view of the very formidable opposition to be expected from Doraute Fair Play King James Hessian Stamina Augelus andRoyal Tourist TouristIn In tomorrows great race Colin would have been called upon to concede weight to every one of his prospective opponents It Is thought that the pros ¬ pect of having to give Doraute and King James thirteen pounds reluctantly forced the stable to abandon hopes of annexing another rich plum to the already enormous amount won in stakes More ¬ over l th Colin and Celt arc eligible to a number of strictly weightforage fixtures later on In which they will not have to make any weight conces ¬ sions

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