Hitchcock Jumpers in France, Daily Racing Form, 1913-12-14


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HITCHCOCK JUMPERS IN FRANCE. New York, December 11!. Mellowmiut, a promising filly that was sent to F.ugland a year ago by 1". Ambrose Clark, is now racing in France. This daughter of Ben Holladay and Bitters was looked upon as a sure winner of the Harbor Hill Steeplechase of 1912, after she had decisively beaten as good an old horse as Highbridge. Mr. Clark, after that race, decided that he would not send her in the big three-year-old fixture, and she accompanied Highbridge on his journey to England. She xvus taken sick going over and was knocked out for the rest of the season. She is only a four-year-A old now, aud Is In the Thomas Hitchcock stable in " France, trained by W. II. Snyder. She has beeu giving a good account of herself and may yet race to her brilliant promise on the other side of the Atlantic. Another American-bred horse that Snyder is racing successfully for Mr. Hitchcock in France this winter Is the three-year-old Obsession, a sou of Miirta Santa and Possession. Other American horses that are going through the present French steeplechase season are Havelock II.. a four-year-old son of Delhi and Runaway Girl: Negro, .1 four-year-old son of Migraine and Naught, and old Ross-"hampton. Fred Williams, a steeplechase rider well remembered on this side of the Atlantic, is doing the riding for the Hitchcock stable.

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