Best English Two-Year-Olds of 1910, Daily Racing Form, 1910-08-24

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BEST ENGLISH TWO-YEAR-OLDS OF 1910. Tiie time lias. 1 think, arrived when 1 may use fully present an analysis of the statistics relating to this seasons successful two-year-olds and their sires. Here We are in the month of August. The racing year is half over, so that we are in a pual-tiou to gauge pretty accurately the merits of the young stock. It is the more necessary that we should do so at this .juncture, because during the next four weeks we shall be devoting a good deal of attention to the yeartbuja thai are coming up tor sale at Doncaster next month. One of the safest principles a buyer ran adopt lor his guidance is to give the greatest heed to the Offspring of Hie niosi successful sires of the day. On tl re of the sales last September 1 gave a table showing Hie records up to date. Among other hints which this afforded Waa the one that yearlings by Symington were worth special attention. The achievements of t wo year olds by the Straffan sire this season prove putty conclusively the "tip" was a good one. of course, the figures relating to the most successful sires width appear in the Sporting Rife every week have an appreciable value and interest, but I think I may claim that the tables pertaining sandy to two year olds which I publish from time to time have their particular use. Here. then, are the details concerning the sires whose two-year-olds have this season won stakes amounting to ,300 or over in the l ulled Kingdom. 1 should explain that so far as English racing is concerned tin- table embraces events decided up to and including Wednesday of last week: that is to say. all thai have been reported in the Calendar. I have added Irish statistics up t« July 20: Races Amount Sire. YYinncrs. Won. Won. Cyllene 4 0 37,930 Symington I !• 29,003 Hamburg ti 12 IS. ISO SI. Denis 1 I ls.oO Hesn 1 4 .". 15,070 Hnndridge 4 4 l4.1so Meddler 4 S Hi. loo SI. i rii-..|liiu .! 4 13,008 Grey Reg 3 9,703 Wolfs Crag I 4 s.titi:. Missettbroah •": 4 7.313 Fag.-r 2 4 7.4:iO fiallinale 2 2 5.023 Common 1 •! 5,355 Chaucer 1 2 5,100 William the Third 2 2 4.7SO Flying Fox 2 :: 4,000 Fowling Piece 3 5 3,890 Ayrshire :: " ."..711.". Marco 2 2 3,403 Sir Edgar 1 1 3,423 Santry :i i ::..:.: i Roliman 4 3,233 Waliusgate 1 S ZjkSS St. Denis and Chancer appear in a list of successful sires for the tirst time. The one owes tils prominence to St. Nat. the other to Oliver Gotdsntith. Roth these stallions are. of course, sons of St. Simon and the i -bailees are they will, within the next lew years, make big names for themselves. St. Denis, I believe, had very few mares his Brat season. Sol Joel himself only has a couple of Iwo year-olds by St. Denis in training — St. Nat and Sporty. The latter appeared on a race course for the tirst time at lioodwnod last Thursday. He did not make much of a show then, but he shapes well and is sure to win races in due course. There are four other sons of Si. Simon in the above list — Desmond. St. Frus t|nia, William the Third and Soliman. With six representatives, the old YYelbeck wonder is responsible for exactly twenty live pet cent, of these successful sires. In the following table 1 give a list of the leading twenty-four sires: Races A moan I Sire. Two-year old. Won. Won. Chancer — Oliver Calilindih 2 ? 5,098 Common — Mushroom 5,333 CyUene— Cellini 1 2l.7sr, Cyllene — CasteUine 9,570 Cy llene - R caon 1 4,73" Desmond- Kanekfaeana 1 8,4174 Desmond Irish King 1 4,370 Eager— Meleager .. 6,930 Flying Fox -Romeo l ::.i;oo Galiinale — Joic tie Vivre 1 4,630 Grey Leg— Spinning Jenny til 1 v 2 4." i;o Grey la g - Foot Ruard 1 3,503 Hamburg Borrow 3 8,030 Hamburg — Lady Frholes till v S 5,870 Hamburg— Kiel 3 2,930 Uarco— Raton is l 2.B95 Meddler Night Rider I 7.883 Meddler 4Jueen Til 2 2,940 Missellhriish — Rahati 2 3,236 SI. Denis -St. Nat 4 18,350 SI. Frusqein -St. Anton 1 0,150 SI. Frus«|uin — Pietri 2 3.110 Sir Edgar— Garter 1 3,423 Rnndridge — Radiancy 1 8.873 Bnndridge — Sunstar 1 :t.sso Symington— Sea forth 2 13,940 Symington —Nicola 1 6,878 Symington — Dha Lava l 4.370 Symington — Duke of Padua 3 .!.2.".."i Waliusgate — YVavinta 3 2.S23 William the Third — Wrlnkler 1 4,190 Wolfs Crag— Manwolf 2 6,238 At present most nenplt would. I suppose, single out Cellini. BeaMrtb, and Pietri as the best four colts. Of this .piartet Sea forth is the only unbeaten member and for that reason he is. perhaps, entitled to be placed first. Roth at Rpsoin and Ascot he won his races very easily, but when we glance ai the opponents he had to beat it would seem that he has not yet had a particularly still lask to perform. This, however, is not to say that he will be unequal to the occasion when it comes along. It will be noticed that Seaforlh is one of four two -y.-ar-olds by Symington which have all won peine money to the value of 2,300. No oilier stallion can claim so much as that, Mr. Kennedy will be offering some high class yearlings by Symington at lloiicasier next month, including a beautiful half sister to Dark Ronald, a sister to Dim Roun. and I Brat-rate colt opt of Magnitude. An examination of the pedigrees of the two-year-olds in the above table shows thai seven of them have clone crosses of Hampton on the dams side. Lycgon and Manwolf are mil of Hampton maris: Quick, the dam of Mushroom, is by Cherry Tree; Glare, tiie dam of Romeo, and Rallanlrae. the dam of Nightridcr, are by Ayrshire; Nathalie, the dam of SI. Nat. is by Royal Hampton, and Qaeen Elaabetb half sister to Forfarshire, the dam of Radiancy, is by Radas. The dams of Dim Roun. Latonla, Castelline, Seafortb, Duke of Padua and Wavinta are all descended from Touchstone. Cellini ami Knockfeema are oat of GaUkenle aaarea; Meleager ami Rahati out of mares by Persimmon and St. Fraaqnin respectively, ami the Stock well line is represented by the dams of Oliver Goldsmith and loie de Vivre through Master KBdare and Nicola and the Soinnlng Jenny Illy throng h Bend Or. Foot Guards dam traces back to The Baron through Rataplan. — "Special Commissioner" in Ron-don Sporting Life.

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