Which Is John Maddens Best Colt?, Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-12


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WHICH IS JOHN MADDENS BEST COLT New York July 11 There is much debate here among racing sharps as to the relative quality of John Maddens two splendid colts Sir Martin and Fayette FayetteThe The trainers to a man prefer Fayette which Is bigger and better looking than Sir Martin But many of the regulars are inclined to think that Sir Martin Is not only the better youngster but that he classes with any twoyearold we have seen in years except Colin ColinMr Mr Madden himself is not able to separate Fay ¬ ette and Sir Martin but he would like to think Fayette the better colt because of Fayettea superior size and more graceful conformation He thinks it possible that Fayette has staled a trifle At the be ¬ ginning of the year the son of Ogden and Saratoga Belle showed more speed than his doughty stable mate mateIf If Fayette Is a bit dull there is no occasion for surprise He has not had as much experience as his etablemate Sir Martin was trained as a year ¬ ling Fayette was not

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