An English View Of Sysonby., Daily Racing Form, 1910-12-29


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AN ENGLISH VIEW OF SYSONBY James R Keenc expressed regret upon learning of Meltons death writes Vigilant in a recent Issue of the London Sportsman His most favored race h rse was the unfortunate Sysonby a son of Melton Uptime l y Orme Sysonby won 184458 and he was but sixty days in public as a twoyearold There arc two chapters In the history of that great race horse which would form interesting reading It was a pilv that death claimed him in the early Ktirlnc of his fouryearold career This possibly prevented him from exceeding the big total sums won by Donovan and Isinglass That Sysouby was n f the best race horses ever seen in America is certain W T Robinson the Foxhill trainer when on a holiday visit to the United States some him He told he consid vears aco went to see me ¬ ered him one of tho grandest thoroughbreds he had ever fvea reminding him very much of Minting Svsonbv contracted some kind of septic poisoning nhd died In much agony In the presence of his owner It is said that the veterinary surgeons found that his lungs and kidneys were twice as large as thoe of an ordinary race horse which explained his wonderful stamina and courage

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