Excellent Record Of Bad News., Daily Racing Form, 1908-09-17


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EXCELLENT RECORD OF BAD NEWS No lietler example of a good horse retaining his speed to old age as the age of a race horse goes ex ¬ ists on the American turf today than Bad News This eightyearold goldiug lias been a veritable gold uiine to B R Bradley and is still a formidable competitor in the middle class of overnight purse campaigners Beginning his career in 1902 as the property of Wood ford Buckiier his racing as a twoyearold was done for them He also raced as their property for a part of the following year and as such ran sixth In tho American Derby won by The Picket thirteen aspirants to the honors of that great race finishing behind him He won two purses for them nt that meeting and was sold July 1C 1003 to E It Bradley for 7500 and has re ¬ mained his property ever since For bim he ran unplaced in the Wherler Handicap but later on in the year began to par for himself by winning the DIxiana Stakes at Morris Park and the Cincinnati Hotel Handicap at Latonia He also won a purse at Brighton Beach in which lie defeated such culob ritles as Colonel Bill Lord Budge and Molly Brant In the Cincinnati Hotel Handicap he ran a mile and an eighth in such good time as 152 with 110 pounds up upHis His best year was In 1901 when a fouryearold Besides twelve purses he won the Columbia Handi ¬ cap at Worth lu which with 123 pounds up he defeated Brancas 103 Miss Crawford 112 Reser ¬ vation 115 Fousoluca OS Prince Silverwings 102 and Port Royal 105 and ran the mile and a quarter in 2OC One of his best races that year was in the Saratoga Handicap when with 108 pounds up he ran second to Lord of the Vale The latter carried 112 pounds and ran the mile and a quarter hi 205 Behind Bad News were Caughnawaga 311 The Picket 123 Claude 107 Grand Opera 100 Africander 122 Major Daiugerfield US and Pul EUS 107 107Every Every year since Bad News has won races for his owner mainly purses but took the Election Day Handicap at Aqueduct in 1005 King Cotton Handi ¬ cap at City Park Now Orleans in 1800 and the Nautilus Stakes at Brighton Beach in 1007 In the latter lie ran a mile and a sixteenth in such fast time as 144J This year he seems to have renewed his youth and is really almost as good as ever he was and has already won seven races Those were all purses over the New York tracks Bad Tsews Is a brown gelding and a son of Pat Dunnes former crack Flying Dutchman out of Black Sleeves As a Chicagoowned horse he has long had many followers among Chicago admirers of racing and to their profit His record Is as follows Year Age Sts 1st 2d 3d Unp Won Won11K2 11K2 2 2 2 1 4 S 050 1903 20 8 1 2 t 7245 1HU 72451HU 4 20 1 41U 32 I30 I30i i 05 5 22 n r 7OSr IIHXJ 7OSrIIHXJ 0 17 4 1 4 S 44 1907 7 13 2 n 4 525 190S 525190S S 1C 7 I 4 2 0135 HSMflt J fsS I sMSS

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