Sundays Great French Race: Grand Prix de Paris to Bring English and French Contention., Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-27


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SUNDAYS GREAT FRENCH RACE Grand Prix dc Paris to Bring English and Trench Contention The Grand Prix de Paris of 40000 is to be run at the Parisian Longchiimps course next Sunday and at least two of the best English threeyear olds will start These are Galloper Light and Gay Crusaders brother Manilardo which is to be ridden by Donoghiie the leading jockey of Great Britain Childs will have the mount on Manilardo There is likely to be twelve starters in the big race which is for threeyearolds of every country at 3000 meters 1 78 miles In addition to the 5540000 prize 4000 goes to the breeder of the Avinncr 5000 to second and 2500 to third thirdThe The favorites for the race arc sure to be W K Vanderbilts pair Tchad and McKinley The latter is said to be an extraordinary good colt While in Chicago recently Boots Durnell told friends that he owned McKinley and had leased the colts racing qualities to Mr Vanderbilt through William Duke the stables manager and head trainer Mc ¬ Kinley is not Vanderbilt bred He is by Macdonald Mrs Dcspard Tchad which won the French Derby is also in the Grand Prix Mr Vanderbilt lectured to win the Derby with Tchad and did so McKinley also in the race finished fourth That may have been by stable arrangement though there arc no penalties in the conditions of the Grand Prix All colts carry 128 pounds and all fillies 125 pounds Tchad is Vanderbilt bred bredDurnells Durnells story about McKinleys ownership if true is the first intimation that Mr Vanderbilt had only a lease on the colt McKinley was so highly considered for the Epsom Derby in which he did not start that on the best of information a wellknown Chicago sportsman cabled a bet of 250 straight and place show in England on the colt Early in June McKinley was considered about a certainty for the Ensorn classic by the Vanderbilt stable Sundays Grand Prix de Paris will be its fiftysecond Mr Vanderbilt won it in 1908 with his fine colt Northeast

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