La Toscas Trainer Again In Harness., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-30


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LA TOSCAS TRAINER AGAIN IN HARNESS New York July 20 Frank Bray the man who sent Montrose to the post to win a maiden race at 30 to 1 at Brighton Beach is an oldtime horseman Montrose is a son of Flambeau the sire of Crescendo and Constance and he was bred in New Jersey by U II McCarter Potter Flambeau was a firstclass race horse in his dav and Constance was a mare noted for her ability to stay She did most of her racing In California Frank CaliforniaFrank Gardner trained Montrose last season but this year the horse has been in the charge of Bray Bray BrayBray will bo remembered as the trainer of the famous mare La Tosca which after distinguishing hcrwlf on the turf retired to the stud and sent Chiictanunda Canghnawaga La Tosca II and Mo ¬ hawk II to the post from General Stephen Sanfords Hnrricana Farm in the Mohawk river country Bray also trained Burlington Como to Taw and Lord Harry Bray has not done much training recently but ho is a firstclass horseman horsemanHo Ho has In Montrose a pretty useful animal Mon ¬ trose has not sufficient early speed for short races but he can go as far as the next horse of the second or third grade and he should win over distances of ground The maiden race be won was a pretty good one He stepped a mile and a sixteenth in rather sticky going In better than 140

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