Sasanof A Shifty Racer: Three Great Performances in One Week by Australian Gelding.; Wins Two Cups, Beats Desert Gold--Fast Mile Under 135 Pounds., Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-10


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SASANOF A SHIFTY RACER Three Great Performances in One Week by Australian Gelding Wins Two Cups Beats Desert DesertGold Gold Fast Mile Under 135 Pounds SYDNEY Australia May 10 One of the home ¬ liest and shiftiest nice horses in Australia is the gelding Sasanof a fiveyearold by Martian Ukraine owned by G W Stead He is unshapely long and tall but a remarkable racing machine in speed and smooth style of going and weight carry ¬ ing Sasanof can sprint or go over a long distance fast and can be relied on to run a good race at iiny distance He won the last New Zealand Cup at two inilcK and beat Gloaming at a mile and a quarter at the same meeting At Auckland subse ¬ quently lie was second in the New Zealand Cup two miles and yet at the Hawkes Bay meeting April 23 last he won the Farewell Handicap three quarters He started favorite and carrying 134 pounds won comfortably from Nystad and nine others in 114 Two of those unplaced were Croe MIS 8 and Porfreda BO that Sasanof beat some really good sprinters sprintersSasanof Sasanof accomplished a great performance at Manawatu New Zealand when he beat Desert Gold in the Awapuni Gold Cup weightforage in 201 This is a New Zealand record but Cetigno holds the Australasian record with 204 in the Craven Plate at Randwick in 1918 when Desert Gold was fourth in a sensational finish Desert Cold won Ihe Awapuni Gold Cup in 1916 1917 and 1918 1918May May 1 Sasanof took up 135 pounds in the 5000 Thompson Handicap at Wellington New Zealand anil lieat Bifahner 3 110 which Svas af terward sold for 15600 and Rude 4 112 the mile in 138 Sasanof followed this fine performance May 3 y winning the Trentham Gold Cup of 5000 with 326 pounds up the two miles in 327 beating Afterglow 3 113 and Panka 3 113 113Sasanof Sasanof has won 22250 this year so far and his total winnings in three years now amounts to 581125 Only six horses Carbine Cetigne Desert Gold Trafalgar Poseidon and Carlita have ever won more on the Australasian turf Woorak how over won 84 00 in four less starts Sasanof has started fortyone times for thirteen wins thirteen seconds four thirds and eleven times unplaced His victories include the Melbourne Cup New Zea ¬ land Cup Great Northern Derby Chelmsford Stakes Australian Jockey Club Spring Stakes Trentham Gold Cup Thompson New Zealand Handicap Hawkes Bay Stakes and G G Stead Memorial Cup CupLEADING LEADING AUSTEAIASIAN SIBES SIBESUp performersin Up to May 1 eighteen sires have had performers in action which have won more than 20000 All Allare are English horses or imported horses except Boba dil The list is as follows followsSires Sires and Breeding Wins Races Amt AmtThe The Welkin by Flying Fox Woodbury 22 21 126965 126965Linacre Linacre by Wolfs Crag Lis Lisniainie niainie 44 83 85385 85385Kenilworth Kenilworth by Childwick Kizil KizilKourgan Kourgan 27 61 67910 67910Comedy Comedy King by Persimmon Tragedy Queen 22 44 5479 5479Syce Syce by Cyllent Skyscraper L2 55 48105 48105Kudorus Kudorus by Forfarshlre Penny Pennywiso wiso 10 21 43630 43630St St LadyAhvyhe Alwyne by St Frusqiiin Lady 42635Radium Ahvyhe 9 18 42635 Radium by Bend Or Taia 3 7 34ir75 34ir75Pistol Pistol by Carbine Wenonah 40 681 32947 32947Tressady Tressady by Persimmon SimplifylO 29i 32370 32370Posit Posit aim by St Simon Napoll 10 26 32130 32130Cooltrim Cooltrim by Flying Fox Galli Gallinaria naria 22 42j 27510 27510Earlston Earlston by Love Wisely Monday15 38 25225 25225Bobadil Bobadil by Bill of Portland She 25 45 23915 23915Antonio Antonio by Prisoner Padua 26 46 22363 22363Charlemagne Charlemagne II by St Simon Perfect Dream 22 38 20842 20842Grafton Grafton by Galopin Maid Mariau17 33 20485 20485St St Anton by St Frusquin Grig 20 44 20218 20218After After the Thompson Handicap race in which he was beaten by Sasanof J Richmond of Hawkes Bay gave 15600 for the three year old Spanner by The Nut Dudu by Wolfs Crag CragThe The stewards acting at the Victorian Club meet ¬ ing decided to disqualify for two months the promi ¬ nent lightweight jockey F Dempsey because in their opinion he attempted to take an unfair ad ¬ vantage in regard to the draw for positions in one of the races racesNo No alterations in stakes have been made by the Victoria Amateur Turf Club for the events for which entries will close June 1 The acceptance for the Debutant Stakes has been reduced from S125 to 00 iinil for the Toorak Handicap from 100 to 50 The value of the races will be therefore Caiilfield Cup 25000 Caiilfield Guineas 10000 Debutante Stakes 7500 Toonik Handicap 0000 Australian Hurdle 7500 Australian Steeplechase 8750 Caulficld Futurity Stakes of 1921 15000 15000KANGAROO KANGAROO

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