Roamers Well Earned Rest: Elderly Champion Geldings Retirement Is Confirmed by His Notions., Daily Racing Form, 1918-10-26


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ROAMERS WELL EARNED REST Elderly Champion Geldings Retirement Is Con ¬ firmed by His Notions It is now definitely announced that Itoamer has gone into winter quarters Trainer lack Golds borough so declared Thursday and also said that if the champion gelding did not show big improve ¬ ment next year Andrew Miller would keep him permanently out of training trainingGoldsborough Goldsborough explains that the reason Koamer was started in last Saturdays race in which Naturalist beat him was that jockey Schuttinger lold Mr Miller that he bad done wonders in an exercise gallop on Saturday morning morningThursday Thursday morning Goldsborongh sent Koamer to the track for exercise Unlike on former occasions the old gelding absolutely refused to run Although they kept him at the starting post half an hour he would not break breakThat That settles him the trainer told Schuttinger Take him back to the barn Then the trainer consulted Mr Miller and the announcement that he Jiad been retired was the result resultThe The fact of the matter is that Koamer had had too much of it in training and races this year and has become crafty in his old age as race horses ire likely to do He is sound in every respect one of the best of eaters and not at all nervous in his habits Koamer is not likely to race again Such an aversion as lie has against racing is likely to be confirmed instead of lessened lessenedReamers Reamers complete record during his racing career is shown iu the table below Year Age Sts 1st 2d 3d TJnp Won 1913 2 17 1 5 1 6 8480 1914 3 11 12 1 2 1 29105 1915 4 13 S 1 0 4 15320 1910 5 13 1 It 1 5 5705 1917 0 17 7 4 2 4 10501 1918 7 10 t li 2 21950 Totals C 92 oo

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