Jockey William Hayward Of Olden Days., Daily Racing Form, 1908-09-04


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JOCKEY WILLIAM HAYWARD OF OLDEN DAYS Time was when William Hoyward was considered the foremost Jockey riding In tills country But tiwt was u long time ago and Hiyward Is now i quiet farmer in Sussex County New Jersey His sou Young Bill was himself a rider and is now the trainer for the popular Sanford stable stableIhiyward Ihiyward Ift an Englishman and was a graduate from the stable and tuition of the famous English trainer of years back Mat Dawson He came to this country soon after the Civil War and for many years rode in the service of M II Sanford After Snnfords retirement lie was jockey for th cder August Belmont the Lorillards A J Caxsatt and other leading owner As a rider lie va cool headed sagacious a vigorous linisher and like Isaac Murphy a masterly iuilge of pace For Mr Sanford he rode some notable races on Monarchist and Preakncss one memorable display of grand jockeyshin being when In the last strides he fairly lifted Prcakness into a dead heat with Springbok in the longremembered race for the Saratoga du of 1S75 At that time Hayward was In the meridian of his fame as a rider It Is noteworthy that the majority of the capable jockeys riding in this coun ¬ try at that time were English lads Besides Hay ward George Barber Polly Teakes Cottonton Hughes and George Evans were in high repute and really dominated the entire situation Of them all Hayward lasted longest in comnetitiou with such coming American star riders as Jimmy McLaughlin Snapper Garrison Isaac Murphy and Daredevil Fitzpatrick guiding a Futurity winner as late as 16 2 when he rode Morello to victory victoryFor For A J Cassatt IIayvird scored many triumphs on that great race horse The Bard and with him won the second Brooklyn Handicap in 1SSS In his long experience of about twentylive years of riding in this county it was Haywards inclination to rate The Bard as the best of the many grand racers he had victoryHayward guided to victory Hayward was a temperate man an honest man and uite Intelligent enjoying the implicit confidence of his various highclass employers In his preseirt condition of rural prosperity he can contemplate his long and honorable connection with the American turf with entire content

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