Balscaddens Truly Wonderful Race., Daily Racing Form, 1915-04-17


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BALSCADDENS TRULY WONDERFUL RACE RACEWe We may take it almost for certain from flic Liverpool running that Balscaddtn is one of the best horses that ever crossed the Aintree country He had more than three miles to cover after an almost knockout fall and yet on being remounted lie managed by indomitable gamcness and stamina gradually to get almost on terms with his op ¬ ponents so that he finished seventh after at one time being tailed off last by IJOO or 400 yards It was a really astounding performance and the more o when we remember the horses great per ¬ formances on the Hat and his having also won the Auteuil iHurdle Race He is young as chasers go but that qualification decs not really apply to him for he has had a hard life on the flat and been pretty well broken down at that game more than once But Balscadden is a stallion and wlieu we talk about the Mell ouniu line of blood it should be remembered that his sire Pilot is a really gcod son of Pell Mell the best son of Young Melbourne It was but a head that di ¬ vided Cremorne and Pell Mell for the Derby Then too Pilot is out of Amondoll by Scottish Chief out of Parailiu dam of llluminatn and Foot light by Blair A I hoi Pilot is still alive Tills Is a free line f Melbourne anil really the best The Special Commissioner in London Sports

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