St. Leger Substitute Drawing Near, Daily Racing Form, 1918-08-29


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ST LEGER SUBSTITUTE DRAWING NEAR Over in England the September Stakes for three yearolds at a mile and threequarters with 5000 added is to be run Wednesday September 11 at Newmarket This race is the war time substitute for the Dnncaster St Loger According to the latest reports Lady James Douglas splendid Bayardo colt Gainsborough was a 0 to 5 favorite for the big race with no disposition to back any of the other cligiblcs The colt has been doing well and is confidently expected to enroll his name in the Illustrious list of Triple Crown winners His m st dangerous presumptive op onent Blink has go le wrong and those which may take a chance agaii st him are McNeill Prince Chimay Air Raid Ti i ler Sonime Kiss Polyscope Riyershore King Jol n Scatwell Treclare and the fillies My Dear Uei e vento and Zinovln If Gainsborough adds this r ee to his spoils his next start will probably be in the Jockey club Cup of two and a quarter miles at Newmarket Thursday Octol er 31 in which he may meet some of the proved best stayers in Uie older division of horses

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