This Years Ascot Gold Cup Winner: Pedigree of By Jingo, Victor in the Greatest Weight-for-Age Race of the World., Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-18


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THIS YEARS ASCOT GOLD CUP WINNER Pedigree of By Jingo Victor in the Greatest WeijhtforAge Race of the World WorldAny Any horse capable of winning an Ascot Gold Cup at once takes a place in the ranks of the real equine aristocracy It has long been held in Eng ¬ land that winning the Derby or St Leger while great racing feats did not stamp the horse with the seal of true greatness that fame being acquired when the Gold Cup was also added to ite list of triumphs It is true as in the case of all great races it has how and then been won by a com ¬ paratively inferior racer but as a rule its win ¬ ners have been horses of the highest class sucli great names as those of Persimmon Cyllene Mer ¬ man Santoi William the Third Maximum Ziufal del White Knight twice Bayardq Willonyx and Prince Palatine twice adorning its record since 18 8 This year if fell to By Jingo a horse with a somewhat checkered career but a proved stayer which a competent authority recently declared Jn print is today the best horse in Europe but here ¬ tofore not permitted to show this important fact for speculative reasons His pedigree Is excellent but in some lines presents unusual elements Here

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