Hildreths Program With Fitz Herbert., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-12


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HILDRETHS PROGRAM WITH FITZ HERBERT Sam Hildreth has sent his 18000 twoyearold Fitz Herbert to Saratoga and he will not race that youngster until the meeting at the Springs Fitz Herbert has had a long campaign this season first under Jack Joyner his developer and later under the silks of Herman Brandt the man who sold him to Hildreth and Madden He Is a big growthy colt and he probably needs a rest Mr Hildreth who on the day of the run ¬ ning of the Suburban sold a half Interest In Mont ¬ gomery to Thomas H1 Williams of California has but two horses in the east eastThe The breaking up of his stable Is the most remark ¬ able occurrence of the season and It serves to illus ¬ trate the uncertainty of horse racing When Uil dreth came east with Montgomery the wluuer of the Burns and California Handicaps on the Pacific coast the 30000 Uncle the 15000 Meclick win ¬ ner of the Derbys at Oakland Los Angeles and New Orleans not to mention Tony Faust and thrco or four other campaigners of hardly less prominence it looked as though he were going to win some good races racesHut Hut here It Is the middle of the big season and ho him not won enough in purses to pay feed bills Mcullvk has staled off Montgomery will not run Uncle him Injured a leg and Tony Faust has spread n foot It Is possible that Montgomery may win at Snratogn but it is more than likely that the task of keeping the Pcssara colt In oats will devolve upon Fit Herbert HerbertHlldretli Hlldretli believes he has a great colt in Fitz Herbert The Ethelbert colt acts like a horse des ¬ tined to make a notable longdistance runner He will be trained next winter for the Derbys of Lo3 Angeles and San Francisco FranciscoMadden Madden believes that Fitz Herbert Is better out of the way of Fnyette aud Sir Martin MartinHerman Herman Brandt Is not yet satisfied that Fitz Her ¬ bert Is not the best American colt of his age and he will be keenly disappointed if he does not beat anything that races In California next season In a happier season Brandt could not have been In ¬ duced to part with Fitz Herbert for a cent Ien3 than 30000 Under the present conditions however he felt that be could not afford to own an 18000 horse

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