Feats In Racing Of One Of Broomsticks Best Sons, Daily Racing Form, 1915-02-10


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FEATS IN RACING OF ONE OF BROOMSTICKS BEST SONS rroomstiek was the premier sire of 101 and 1JHI and one of his sturdy sons which helped materially in establishing his sires enviable preeminence wu K J Mackenzies good handicap horsc Buekhorn A good winner in each of his four years of service in xicing ISllt wrs his most successful year iu the matter cf money won and he was never hotter in respect to speed He wound up his campaign at Latonia October 2 by winning at threequarters of a mile in 112 with 12S pounds on his hack Quite probably he will prove 1015When able to gather further laurels in the racing of 1015 When a twoyearold in 1011 Buckhorn started in fourteen races of which he won seven and was second iu six The only time he was unplaced was when he aan llfth in the llreeders Futurity at Lexington which was won by The Manager with Bachelor Girl second and Wheelwright third All his races won at that ge was for purses and one of them he took through the disqualification of Froglegs for fouling Although he won no stake races he was frequently In competition with the proved best of his age and acquitted him ¬ self so well that he went into winter quarters with the wellearned reputation of being one of the stars of the year yearAs As a threeyearold Buckhorn raced with distinction He began his campaign by winning a purse race of threequarters of a mile in li at Churchill Downs May K anil wound it up at Juarez November S by winning thu Juarez Handicap at the same distance in 115 over a good but slow track defeating lpright Meridian Closer Irish Gentleman Jim Hasty and Enlield good racers one and all Uetwceu these two laces besides purses lie won the D H I and Windsor Ferry Handicap at Windsor the St Calr Handicap at the same track the Douglas Park Imtugural Handicap at Douglas Park and the Falls City Handicap at Churchill Downs Iu tile Canadian Deriy at Fort Erie T C McDowells grand colt The Man ¬ ager gave him six pounds and beat him by threequarters of a length at a mile and a quarter in 204 but he deteated the Schorr crack Froglegs for second money Without going into extended particulars of his riicng that year it can be said that while lie met his share of honorably administered defeat he in iiis turn n one race and anothor defeated such line racers as The Manager Froglegs Kdda Lawtou Wiggins Plate Glass Guy Fisher John Furlong Hell Horse Chesrtcr Kruiu Helmet Princess Callaway Iligii Private Wintergreen Donau T M Green Countless Casey Jones Little Father and others of great merit proving himself a versatile horse capable of sprinting with the best sprinters and staying with the best stayers In his lirst race as a fouryearold Huekhorn vij defeated in a remarkable display of speed and game nets on the part of two exceedingly good colts It was in a purse race of one mie and twenty yards at Churchill Downs May 13 lOIIi Huekhorn and Frolegs each carried 107 pounds and after Huekhorn had made most of the running Froglegs locked horns wiili Liiu and in a desperately contested drive through the homestretch won by a head in Il9 a now record for the distance and one that stands to this day The mire was run in lSf and Uudolfo finished third two lengths behind Huckhorn Four days later Bnck 1oru had his revenge when at a mile and sixteenth a over a heavy track he won the Chirk Handicap in liS Tlie starters were Huekhorn 122 pounds Fiira Flna 105 Any Port 102 and Froglegs 125 Huek horn set the pace and won by a length with Flora lina second six lengths before Any Port and the latter ¬ live lengths Iu front of Froglegs It was u surprising performance on the part of the latter the inference biing that he had been more affected by his bruising race with Huckhoru than the latter lipil been That VTS HuckUorns only slake race victory in lOlo his uther four successes having been achieved in Last year was one of importance to the record if Huekhorn Included in his victories purse races were the Brook lyn Handicap Empire City Handicap and for the second time the Douglas Park Inaugural ¬ irst triumph of the year came in the twentysixth running of the farmous Hrooklyn Handicap Ills Handicap at June 2 In this he wns handicapped at 11 pounds and he other starters and Aqueduct weights pounds Hock View 12S Thornhill were Buskin 111C 102 Flying Fairy 115 Donald Macdonald 105 and Lahore 112 lih last previous race he had been beaten at a mile In 1 3 over the Helmont Park track by Thornlilll and Iu such an international celebrity as Borrow wi et up in time to deprive Koamer of second was a distinct triumph for the otlicial handlcApper in an end li veH n t i l snl o oAfter After this be ran but twice prior to being nt into a wellearned ° V of this goeil horse are as foKows ier o vu ui of ILSI es Tl jue e reco record l and nd p pedigree Veal Ag lilll 2 Pi t tion ion 5 5Totals Totals 1 f Hramble Bonnier Scotland j Iag1 Queen Mary Heii Brush J Australian Bay Flower Luoseville j Leamington j Stolen Kisses Hroomstick J Alarm Elastic ElasticJ Halliard j Galopin J Vedotte Flying Duchess Duchessj Mavis j Macaroni MacaronilMnlelte lMnlelteJ lMnlelte Itjylvabeile Bend Or J Doncaster Kongo Kose Saint Lditha J Kinsley Vale Lady Alice AliceJ Voltigeiir J VoltaireMartha Voltaire Billet Martha Lynn fSir Dion Calcutta jFlatcatclier Miss Martin MartinjFaughaItallagh Leamington jFaughaItallagh Jaconet D of Pantaloon I Thirtythird j Maggie B H Australian Madeline Madelinej The IllUsed j Breadalhaiie f His Highness Ellermiro I High Degree j King Tom TomI I Mrs Lincoln Neptune J Mortemer L Nettie Mortemeririghland irighland Lassie I Alma H J King Alfonso AlfonsoUltima Ultima

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