Australian Riders Great Record, Daily Racing Form, 1916-01-03


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, , . . , ; . . i . t t t [ 5 5 ; - . I ! ! : AUSTRALIAN RIDERS GREAT RECORD. Robert Lewis, who this year rode his second Melbourne Cup winner, ha- a remarkable record as a rider. lie has been before the public for many years. He is one of the Stdeat, as he is one of the m si respected, of Au-tralian jockeys. Lewis says the Melbourne Argus I is a vigorous finisher, and In" has shown us nothing better than hi- finish 0:1 Patrol. as in the Melbourne Cup. He has previoiisly ridden a winner of the event in The Victory. In all. he has had nineteen Melbourne Cup mount-. A race in which he has been extremely successful is the Victoria Derby, of which lie has ridden the winner on six occssions, viz.. in 1010 Malster, P.Hil Hautvillierst. 1904 Sylvaalte, P.Mis lAlawai. 1912 Wolawai. and 1914 Carlita. He won iho Champion Stakes on I-a Carabine in 1001 and 1902, on F.inir in 1994, and on Radnor in 1014. He has ridden five Oaks winners Thunder Queen, Bw set Nell. Moe. Mint Sane and Carlita. one Maribyr-, noiig Plate winner Finland, three Stamlish Han- dicap winners Sinnang. Miss Hobby and Berry .11-. sols, four Hagot Handicap winners tl.oelial.e-. The Bride. Annotate and Orvieto. He has also ridden one Newmarket Handicap winner Desire 1. five Ascotvale Stakes winners Hautvil-; Hers, 1:111 ir. Charles Stuart. Wolawa and Two, two Victoria Racing Club St. Leger winners Wolawa and Orvieto, two Caultield Guineas winners Sweet Nell and Booran. two Futurity Stakes winners Sir Leonard and E adieus, two WUttamstown Cup winners Battalion and Demasi. tv. Mnoaee Valley Cup winners Clean Sweep and Charles Stuart, three Australian .lockev Club IVefbv winners lall-; ster. Hautvilliers and Sylvanite. one Australian Jockey club Metropolitan winner Duke Foote, fivo Australian Jockey Club St. l.eger wlaaera lean Sweep. Emir. Cadonia. Wolawa and Radnor . one Australian Jockey Club Champagne winner Two. in 1915, two Adelaide Cup winners Bve Gla-s. in 1011 and 1912, three South Australian .lockev Club Derby winners Thunder Queen. Tiercel and The Greek, four South Australian St. Leger winners 1 Thunder Queen. The Victory. I". J. A. and Moe, and three Adelaide Birthday Cup winners The Victory, Doughty and orvieto. besides innumerable other races of more ot b -- importance. His Melbourne Cup record i- as folic ws: ts::r,. Onward nowhere: 1890, Pivot nowhere: lsp,. fleet Admiral nowhere 1: 1898. Battalion thirteenth: Balli-tite eighth; 1990. Malster second: 1001. George Frederick eighth!: 1902, The Victory first; IMS, F. J. A. nowhere; pint. Canteen nowhere: 1999, Canteen! nowhere; Imim;. Demaa nowhere: 1007. Tulkerc. eleventh: 1998, Alawa fifth: lfto». Aiawa second: 1911. Cadonia fourth; 1912, Eve Glass uowherei: Ill I. Carlita ninth: 1915, Patrobas first .— London Sporting Life.

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