Racing in Far-Away East India, Daily Racing Form, 1919-02-25


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RACING IN FAR-AWAY EAST INDIA Dark Legend ran iu three races at Calcutta, prior to December 2S and won them all in great style. 1 hey were the Wellesley Plate one and a quarter miles. i,S0 rupees to the winner, tlie King-Emperors Cup one mile on December 21 and tho Viceroys Cup one and three-quarter miles on December 0. Vt. Huxley steered the son of Dark Komild and Golden Legend in the Wellesley Plate and "Viceroys Cup. and Rose rode him in the King-.m-JSf0 s C"1- T,le last "led race was worth 0,iOO rupees apart from the cup, and the Viceroy s Cup 20.0o0 rupees and the cup. value 100 sovereigns, the gift of Jord Chelmsford, who, with Iudy thelmford. attended the meeting in state. Dark Legend smothered the opposition in all three ?oie,w,n U"1 H ,ow,-r He !lstauii, who gave 101,000 rupees about 3u,000 for him earlv in December. I learn, intends sending him back to England at the end of his racing career to stand at his stud in Devonshire. Magyar finished second to Dark Legend for the Wellesley Plate and King-Emperor s Cup, but in the Viceroys Cup thev were split by One. which finished three lengths and a half behind the cantering winner and six lengths ahead or Magyar, witii Thunder fourth, and such other well-known horses as Ballaghtobin. Kiltoi, Mar- clanus. Double Scotch and First Flier unplaced London Sportsman.

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