Radium Beaten in Great French Race, Daily Racing Form, 1908-10-17


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RADIUM BEATEN IN GREAT FRENCH RACE. The 0,000 Prix du Conseil Municipal was run at the famous Longchamps course Sunday, October 4, before an immense assemblage. Bend Ors fine son. Radium, was sent over from England to capture the rich event. Ho was a confidently supported favorite, but was beaten by something more than a half length by the French champion stayer. BInou. The latter is a remarkable race horse, indeed, for. not only did he defeat such a genuine crack as Radium, but carried 141 pounds to 121 on the latter, siu almost incredible feat. Ten horses started in thr race and its mile and a half was run hi 2:3-1; The Prix du Conseil Municipal has been a hard ra . for English horses to win, even the incomp;iiabif Pretty Polly suffering defeat in this event. It hns been run sixteen times and but thrice has the vii -; ? been sent across the channel. Best Man. Wiukfieh! j Pride and Kilmarnock 11. being the lucky ones.

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