William Dukes Success In France., Daily Racing Form, 1910-01-19


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WILLIAM DUKES SUCCESS IN FRANCE New York January IS The splendid record of 3300000 marks won by George Walker for his em ¬ ployers during the six years that he trained horses in Germany and Austria is surpassed by that of an ¬ other American trainer who is engaged abroad During the past six years William Duke trainer of tlie stable of W K Yanderbllt in France is credited with this showing on winnings Year Won 104 2St249 francs 1905 428278 1M 0 1229900 1907 32S65 1MS 1314077 1 09 1153194 Total 4740333 francs francsThis This is equal to 3792204 marks The VanderbUt stable has won the French Derby three times in tlw last four years in 1900 with Maiutenon in 190S with Sea Sick aud in 1909 with Negofol The Derby is a stake of 200000 francs added money Another achievement of Dukes was the winning of the 77 600 Grand Prix witli Northeast in VMS It is a singular fact that in four races mentioned above the regular stable jockey was not in the saddle In 1900 Ranch a California boy then attached as first jockey was unable to ride on account of a bad fall some days before the race and the only available rider to I e had was Woodland a steeplechase jockey In 1908 Bellhouse the stable jockev was laid up and Milton Henry rode Sea Sick Bellliouse was again iu the hospital when Northeast won the Grand Prix so Joe Cliilds had the honor of winning the big race Last year Bellhouse still being first jockey had the choice of mounts the stable ran two and chose Oversight leaving Frank ONeil to ride Negofol Negofol won and Oversight finished third

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