Galtee Mores And More English Records, Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-06


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GALTEE MORES AND MORE ENGLISH RECORDS The English Rowley mile record of 1403 held by Galtee More which was an extraordinary horse in 1SI7 throws some light on the wonderful speed of the record holder Galtee More cut nearly two sec onds from the previous record when he won the 1897 Two Thousand Guineas over the Rowley Mile This record was lield by Marco 3 127 pounds May 16 18i 142J Kirkconnel and Isinglass had run over Hie Rowley Mile in 142 and in 1S1 in the March Stakes Amphion with 141 pounds up won over the Itowley mile in 142 Of course these records can ¬ not be compared with anything in this country But countryBut the mile and a half record in England Is be ¬ low ours of Goodrich 230J in two cases Spate 220 and Airship 2301 There are some other not ¬ able bits offtspeed at this distance recorded by the most Incomplete English speed records such as the following followingHorse Horse age weight track and date Time TimeHosehurn Hosehurn 4 103 pounds Doncaster May 20 20Jt04 Jt04 2302 Avidity 2302Avidity 4 110 pounds Doncaster September 13 1900 230 Santoi 4 133 pounds Hurst Park May 27 11101 231 231Kings Kings Courier 3 120 pounds Hurst 1ark 1arkSeptember September 22 1000 231s 231sGaltee Galtee More was the horse of 1897 starting eight times and winning his lirst seven races lie was beaten In the eighth the Cambridgeshire in which he was lifth with 132 pounds up to a lot of light ¬ weights I5efore that Galtee More had won seven races and 1 13185 His victories and weights were Two Thousand Guineas 12 pounds Newmarket Stakes 121 Derbv 12G Irince of Walt Stakes lilr Sandringham Cup 133 St Leger 120 and San down Foal Stakes 140

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