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1 i THE BEST REPRESENTATIVE ETHELBERT HAS SENT TO THE RACES. . -Y. -." i S. C. HILDRETHS B. C. 2, FITZ HERBERT. BY ETHELBERT MORGANATIC. A colt that should play a prominent part in the coming winter racing campaign in California is S. 0. llidreths Fitz Herbert, the best son, so far, of the great handicap horse, Ethelbert. So good was his early racing that Fitz Herbert was deemed in the first Hight of the two-year-olds of this year for some time, an estimate not confirmed, but. at any rate, if not up to coping successfully with such as Sir Martin, MiisUette, Fayette and Helmet, lie was not far away from it. The fact that lie was but once unplaced in sixteen races speaks for his sturdy reliability and consistent speed. His duels with the crack filly, Trance, were outstanding events of the New York racing season. Fitz Herberts debut was at Aqueduct, April 10, and Iloyle beat him a head at four and a half furlong? in 52, a new track record. In his next race Trance gave him seven pounds and a beating. This was in tlie Ozone Stakes, at Aqueduct, a half mi!e dash, run in 4GS. Then he ran second to High Private in the Canarsie Stakes and seemed to be unlucky and a place runner only, but he speedily dispelled this notion. Awil 27 he won the Woodhaven Stakes and defeated Trance by two lengths. Again the fllly was trying to give him seven pounds and this time she failed. The good colt. Preceptor, was third. Then the horses moved over to Jamaica and in the Elmhurst Slakes he ran a dead heat with Trance at five-eighths. The time was one minute Hat and it was a new track record. This time it was Fitz Herbert that was trying to concede seven pounds in actual weight. His next race was for a purse at Belmont Park, in which he defeated Joe Madden. Edward and Preceptor among others, gave them all seven pounds and, witli 122 pounds up, ran four and a half furlongs in 53. Then came another set-to with Trance and a defeat. This was in the Bouquet Stakes at the same track and Trance, on even terms, won by three-quarters of a length in fast time. Then he won his next four races. At ISelmont Park, May 27, he defeated Preceptor, Fayette and two more at five furlongs straight in 5!, with 119 pounds on his back. At Gravesend, June 5, lie won from Uncle Jim. Voodoo and Witching Hour at the same distance in 1:00.?. with 122 pounds up. giving them all much weight. Next lie beat Lawtou Wiggins and Gliding Belle at five and a half furlongs easily, carrying 125 pounds to 114 on Lawtou Wiggins and 110 on the filly. At Sheepshead Bay, July 2. lie scored from Ilarrigan, Practical and live more at five and a half furlongs in 1:07 .and gave them all live or more pounds. Then he went slightly ainiss and was not raced again until September 12, at Sheepshead Bay, where lie ran unplaced to Mediant, Field Mouse and Bobbin in the Great Eastern Handicap. He was top weight with 119 pounds and a close up fourth. His last winning race was at the same track three days later. Here he gave Wise Mason fifteen pounds and won bv a head in 1:07J. with Madman third. In the Junior Champion Stakes at Graves-end lie ran third to Mediant and Suffragette, and his old foe. Trance, defeated him in the Holly Handicap, ills Ivst race was for the Prospect Handicap, for -which he finished third to Joe Madden and Trance. He li!s had a long rest and should prove a formidable three-year-old next year. His pedigree shows quite an uncommon mingling of bloodlines, in which French strains are prominent. His record and pedigree are as follows: i year. Sis. 1st. 2nd. 3rd. Unp. Won. lUOS 10 8 5 - 1 S3.053 Newminster. , i r J Lortl 011 Men I The Slave. r Hampton . . . ; I , , 1 Kettledrum. T T rEothen ,. I Lady Langden -j Haricot. 1 , 1 Birdcatcher. , , I Sultana Oxford i Honey Dear. . .. J ,. J Beiram. Besika "j Merope. r Ethelbert J . . t n . J Ventre St. Gris. V PeutEtre Favorite. . - fPoulet I s Chattanooga. Maori.. Printaniere Summerside. Ho - Harkaway. f . . C King Tom 1 S f , - Pocahontas. U I Queen of Cyprus. . j j Epirus. J . . 7 C Cypriana 1 Cyprian. Wo i , T . j Faugh-a-Ballagh. S1 r. Leamington 1 Dau. of Pantaloon. . . . f Enquirer..... 1 NS Lexington. Llda 1 Llze. S r Emperor U rt Childe Harold Mrhf West. IVesperhght " " Glencoe 1 Morganatic j Budelight Gaslight. i J Fitz Gladiator. f Compeigne " Maid of Hart. "Mortemer 1 j TheBaronorNuncio. Comtesse Eusebia. 1 Lassle H , j Faugh-a-Ballagh. C Leamington I Dau. of Pantaloon. L Wyandotte J Eclipse. C Nemesis Echo.