Friar Marcus Wins for King George, Daily Racing Form, 1915-10-15


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FRIAR MARCUS WINS FOR KING GEORGE. Evidently it was not without good re:ison that King ; -orgc"s trainer refused to give up faith in 1 the three year-old Friar Maicus, m spite of the ! many failures this year of the champion of last year. After nan ated disappointments the son *f Cicero succeeded near the dose of the racing season in defeating all apanalttaa in the Great Eastern Handicap at the Newmarket first October meeting, Septcmlrt-r 30. This was a three-quarters dash, wortli ,075. and had a good field of eighteen starters. Kriar Marcus carried 10S -onnds, and won like a g.*id horse, as he came from l ehiiid after a hard race and beat the three-year-old Wormlcighton a lung head. He was giving ten IKHinds to the second and fifteen to the third liorse, the four -year-old Dolaliella. The time was l:13Vf.. and Friar Marcus was a 10 to 1 chance. This was not only the first success for Friar Marcus in 1915. but the first victory for the kings colors all year, though his horses have run many races, and have frequently been placed.

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