Leading Futurity Candidates Weights., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-20


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LEADING FUTURITY CANDIDATES WEIGHTS Now York August 19 Helmets victory in the Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga last Saturday penalizes him four pounds in the Futurity but as he receives three pounds breeding allowance the colts weight will be 1L pounds Mr Keenes other candidates are Wedding Bells Ill Maskette US Footpad 117 and Affliction 111 Mr Whitneys candidates will be Perseus 117 and Bobbin 122 Mr Maddons will be Sir Martin 1117 Fayette 127 and possibly Ladv Bedford 11 John E Madden was not surprised by the result of the Hopeful I had said lie been told that no horse in the world could outrun Mr Keenes colt and I was prepared to see him tiptoe his field which ho did He will now have to take up weight like all good performers and when he next starts We will get a line on his true quality lie is a colt of wonderful speed anyway and may be a phenomenon He certainly can run fast and if he can pack Im posts that all stake winners have to carry and still display the speed he did Saturday he will be a sensational race horse What my colts did pleased me They did not win or finish second but they carried their heavy weights like good colts The weight steadied them Weight is n great equalizer of horses That colt of Mr Whitneys Perseus that finished socopd is worth noticing Ho was favored with fifteen pounds against mine but any coll they fail to l eat with even that difference will be found to be a horse of more Jthnu average class j

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