More About Englands Star Colt: Sarchedon Held to be the Pick, But Closely Pressed by the Orby Colt Orpheus., Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-18


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MORE ABOUT ENGLANDS STAR COLT Sarchedon Held to be the Pick But Closely Pressed by the Orby Colt Orpheus One of the best twoyearolds of the present sea ¬ son undoubtedly is Orpheus who has won three races out pf four inclusive of a Maiden Plate of 272 sovereigns In the Craven Week the New Stakes Ascot 1282 sovereigns and the Berkshire Foal Stakes 888 sovereigns at Newbury The only time he has been beaten was at Newmarket First Spring when he failed by six lengths in the task of conceding seven pounds to Mr Raphaels gray colt Poltava but on that occasion the winner got best away and was never caught As a yearling Orpheus which is yet another winning son of Orby dam of the One TUrisand heroine Electra by Eager rare old Sirenirtl was bought out Of Mr L Neumanns string for 1000 guineas So good was the impression made by Orpheus at his first ap ¬ pearance that aWg offer was made to Mr Cun llffe Owen for him His owner however replied that three times the money would not tempt him aud his judgment has been well vindicated by the colts subsequent successes Taking a line through Poltava It must be admitted that Sarchedons book credentials are better than those of Orpheus arid Decagone colt is another that earned golden Opinions at Ascot by tlie way he defeated Fiddle dedee Pelops and others after losing lengths at the start That form however was somewhat dis ¬ counted by Fiddlededees moderate display on Saturday at Sandown Park when he was unplaced to the Manlon trained colt by Marcovil Felice Tetricus and Svehgall Felice colt had not run before but he is a goodlooking sort and won in great style for ills breeder and owner Mr Cazalet Other recent good winners that may have to be reckoned with include He Goes and Bright Folly Sarchedon presumably will be allowed to give us another taste of his quality in the July Stakes and among his possible opponents are the Decagone colt Goldeh Guinea He Goes and J B Joels dark filly Queen of Jest by Black Jester Princess Dorrie concerning whose merit rumor has been busy Golden Guinea is said to be hot much in front of Svengali In the Stud Produce Stakes on VVednesday Queen of Jest again appears and other notable youngsters engaged In that race are Felice colt Herakles Spean Bridge filly which takes a twelvepouiul breeding allowance Saffian Golden Guinea Maxwell and Beanfeast of which the last named is another entitled to the twelvepound allowance Ohpheus only engagement this week is in the Fulbourne Stakes on Friday and 1 hear that he may be held in reserve for Goodwood where he Is in the Molecomb Stakes for which his most for ¬ midable rivals are seemingly Cinna Marshal Nell and Maxwell MaxwellWhile While looking ahead to see how some of the best juveniles are entered this season I may note that Sarchedohs name is missing from such im ¬ portant autumn races as the Champagne Stakes Middle Park Plate andDewhurst Plate but he crops up In among others the Clearwell and the Criterion Stakes A Barton may find some consolation for the disqualification of his expensive purchase tlie gray colt by The Tetrarch Miss Cobalt for which he gave 4200 guineas at the sale of the late Sir Mark Sykes yearlings for all the races in which he was entered by the lamented owner of Sledmere us the unnamed one has been nominated interalia for the Champagne Stakes and Dewhtirst Plate Vigilante in London Sportsman

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