H. B. Duryea To Race In England., Daily Racing Form, 1915-02-10


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H B DURYEA TO RACE IN ENGLAND Some little curios t he entries lodged in New York for certain of the important weightforage races which closed on the lifth of the month Mr Whitney whose horses Ui vi been racing in this country f fir ir some seasons Rind whose siicceses here are always so well re Veived has recalled the majority of those lie had in training with Joyner at Newmarket to America Where things in a racing sense are happily looking up again The fact that the worthy and popular Joy ner is still at Newmarket however leads one to hope that the Eton bine brown sleeves and cap will continue in future to be seen pretty fre iiielilly on our courses while should they eventu ¬ ally lie carried to victory In the Derby or any other of Hie classic events it is safe to predict that such victory would be received with general satisfaction Mr Whitney however is not concerned in the en ¬ tries recently registered in New York these in fact lielng entirely in the hands of Mr II II Dur yea whose Frenchbred colt Durbar II earned so iisv and unexpected a triumph in last years Derby It had been announced that Durbar II had been Mni to the stud hut owing doubtless to the out ¬ break of war on the continent the arrangement has evidently Ixren altered as while the son of Uabelais and Armenia has been entered for the Kpsnm Coro ¬ nation up his name now figures as a candidate for he Ascot Gold Cup along with the threJyear hl Clairet In addition Mr Dnryea has made in New York four entries for the Coventry Stakes and three for the Windsor Castle Stakes at Ascot live for the Itoiis Plate and three for the Scar ¬ borough Stakes at I Vimaster throe for the Wood Hilton Stakes two for the Newmarket TwoYear old Plate one Clairet for the Ilurwell Plate three fur the SoltykolV Stakes and two for the dealwell Stakes Clearly then Mr Dnryea in ¬ tend to race on a fairly liberal scale in this country next season and he will be a decidedly wel ¬ come addltkii to the regular patrons of our national sport sportMention Mention of Mr Whilncv reminds me that amongst the few horses he still has under Joyners charge Is Pnrdey the newlynamed colt In FowlingPiece Lndy Hamburg This colt is engaged in the Two Th iisand Guineas Derby Eclipse Stakes and other f our most important events anil though it is to he feared that he is lacking in the necessary class 1i ensure success In any of our leading contests llre oguht to be a go id race or two in him es Ifiiiilly In view of the fact that he is still entitled to claim nutidcn allowances Purdey was perhaps fie mokit unlucky youngster seen out last season nl all events he was only once unplaced unplacedouting outing and frequently succumbed by nar ins At his lirst attempt he was beaten by a h ad and one iiml a half lengths by Archieslown nd Tlngvalla In the the Ilcdford Slakes at New niiirUut Second Spring Meeting and this performance appeared to be g d enough to give him au out ¬ standing chnncc for UK Uedfern Plate at Koniiton Pirk n fortnight or so afterwards Hacked down to It to I the colt was defeated in an exceedingly ills linl li of heads and necks by the royal lilly rivnliie and Smw Marten and but for the cun icssioni be bad lo make to In pair would most assuredly have placed this stake to Mr Whitneys mlt Hi later performances consisted of liuisii ing second to Follow Up for the Chesterfield Stakes at Newmarket unplaced t Manxman for the Hurst Park Foal Plate here lie swerved badly at the start second beaten a neck to Sunfire for the Lavant Stakes at Goodwood second to Security for the Triennal Produce Stakes at the First Oc ¬ tober gathering second lo Helnlciiem for tin Lei ¬ cester County Foal Stakes and second beaten by a head to KVe for the Allngtoii Plate at headquarters A victory for Purdey then is considerably overdue anil when he does at length get his head in front Joyner will thoroughly deserve the congratulations which he is certaiin to receive Augur in Londun Sporting Life

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