Winkfields Pride Dies In France, Daily Racing Form, 1918-11-14


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WINKFIELDS PRIDE DIES IN FRANCE Neys comes from France of the death pf Wink fields Pride whose knocking out toliOO to 1 at the end of the week before he galloped home jor the Cambridgeshire of 188 an easy winner from Sir Bluudell Maples Yorker Mr Fultons Laodamia Mr Calverts Chit Chat and a big band of good horses created a big sensation at the time He quickly came back in the betting and started favorite at 3 to 1 against In the spring of the same year his owner Mr J 0 Sullivan had offered to sell him for I believe 100 sovereigns He also won the Old Cambridgeshire and the next year carried off the Lincolnshire Handicap under 121 pounds In the Cambridgeshire the previous year lie only had 9i pounds to carry Subsequently lie won the Doncaster Cup and the Prix du Conseil Municipal in Paris In all he won over 45000 in stakes and was subsequently bought by M Edmond Blanc and stood at the Jardy Stud together with Flying Fox and the French bred Ascot Stakes win ¬ ner Masque AAinkf ields Pride was by Winkf ield Alimony by Isonomy Alibech dam of such good horses as Solman Son o Mine and Oshech He sired many good winners in France inclusive of two that won the Grand Prix du Paris in Quo Aadis and Fimisseur of which the latter also won the French Derby In later years AVinkfields Pride changed hands becoming the property in turn of the Count O de Canay and M A Duret and begot further good winners In dealing with AVinkfields Prides racing career I omitted to mention that his owner had visions of winning the Ascot Gold Cup with him as a fouryearold and in an ordinary year they might have been crowned with success However there was a greater than he in the field in 1S97 and Persimmon simply loft him standing still winning by eight lengths Mr Sullivan how ¬ ever found consolation for the defeat of his favorite in the fact that he beat the previous sea ¬ sons winner Love AVlsely and that years Oaks heroine Limasol in their places behind the then Prince of Wals splendid sou of St Simon Per dita II Vigilant in London Sportsman

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