King Has Promising Juveniles, Daily Racing Form, 1914-03-26


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KING HAS PROMISING JUVENILES. London, March 25. No racing establishment in Ktigland hag a more promising lot of two-year-olds than King George. flis Majesty is exceptionally well pleased with his stable, and it is an open secret that he is anxious to carry off one or two of the chief events of the flat racing season this year and thus make up for his lack of success during- 1013. Tim metropolitan press representatives have learned that it is the intention of His Majesty to attend the spring meetings at Newmarket and It is honed that Her Majesty will accompany him. Queen Mary is not overly fond of horse racing although she naturally likes lo nee the royal colors first past the post. Tlie political crisis in thin cntiufry has compelled the king to cancel Ills engagement to attend the Liverpool race meeting tomorrow and Friday. It had been the Intention of King George and Queen Mary to drive round the course In stale on Friday during the hour immediately preceding the Grnnd National Steeplechase. It would have been the first time In the history of the Alntrce meeting for such a ceremony. The Kings horse, Twelfth Lancer, will be one of the starters In the Grand National. Twelfth Lancer was second In the Hurst jlaiidicnp Steeplechase on .March 7 over a three-tulle course. He was giving 23 pounds to the winner. Lord Coventrys Belus.- Lord Derby, whose guests the King and Queen were to have been during the Liverpool meeting, also has a runner In .the Grand National? the Irish-bred horse, Carri-;jrue. -

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