Plaudit, Noted Racer And Sire, Dead, Daily Racing Form, 1919-05-17


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PLAUDIT NOTED RACER AND SIRE DEAD LEXINGTON Ky May 10 Plaudit winner of the Kentucky Derby in 1898 dropped dead after his daily gallop of four miles at Hamburg Place Thurs ¬ day morning and today there rises a freshly sodded mound in John E Maddens equine cemetery The carcass of the gooil brown son of Himyar sire of Domino and imported Cinderella dam also of Handsome and Hastings was buried near those of the great race mares Imp and Ida Pickwick gran dam of Old Rosebud RosebudPlaudit Plaudit was foaled in 1895 the property of Dr J 1 Neet of Versailles from whom John E Mad ¬ den bought him in the spring of 1897 In Mr Maddens colors that year Plaudit won the Nursery and Champagne Stakes and defeated Ben Brush then a fouryearold and the best handicap horse at that time in training The following year Plau ¬ dit won the Kentucky Derby the Clark Stakes the Oakley Derby and was defeated for the Latonia Derby by Han dOr to which he was conceding much weight weightMr Mr Madden sold Plaudit to the late William C Whitney for 25000 and when his racing days were over bought him back and put him in the stud at Hamburg Place He was the sire of King James Bill Curtis Plate Glass Briughurst Casua rina Cheerful and other good horses and was a pronounced success in the stud

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