Englands Important Fall Handicap: Surprisingly Good Nominations to the Cesarewitch and Cambridgeshire Please English Turfmen, Daily Racing Form, 1919-08-28


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ENGLANDS IMPORTANT FALL HANDICAP Surprisingly Good Nominations to the Cesarewitch and Camhridseshiro Please English Turfmon. Ninety-seven entries in the Cesarewitch and eighty-nine in the Cambridgeshire not only exceed all expectations and show a healthy state of af-fnirs, but, combined with the liberal responses to other races recently closed, presage an unusually busy wind up to the season. The Nurseries have done particularly well, and when one recalls the racing for the maiden two-year-old plates one cannot but sympathize with handlcnppers in the diffi culties ahead of them. The controllers of the turf are proverbially reluctant to brenk away from tradition, but it does seem foolish to publish the weights for their two principal October events before the Doncaster meeting considering how directly they must be influenced by such races as the Great Yorkshire Handicap, the Rufford Handicap, the Doncaster Cup and the St. Leger. There is a good show of good class in both the Cesarewitch and Cambridgeshire, and the preponderance of three-year-olds will at once be noticed, as also the fact that the only classic winners of the season entered are The Panther and Roseway, and the Irish Oaks victrix, Snow Maiden, in the eh6rter race. Sir Douslas is a notable omission from the Cesarewitch, which is undoubtedly the easier race to win, and this can hardly be duo to any doubt as to stamina, as lie has been entered for the Doncaster Cup. The absence of Grand Parade and Bayuda is hardly less surprising, and from the seniors the name of By Jingo is conspicuously missing, although he figures at the head of the Prince Edward Handicap. There are no fewer than forty-one three-year-olds in the Cesarewitch and a half dozen more in the .Cambridgeshire, and it is good to find the king Tepresonted by Jutland in both events and Viceroy in addition at the Houghton meeting. TRAINER TAYLORS CHANCES. Manton, aft usual, Is strongly represented in the long race with last years winner. Air Raid, Silver Bullet, Haki, Chat Tor and Queens Square, and it will be strange if a fancied candidate be not found among them. I think I am right in saying that neither Taylor nor his father ever trained the winner of the Cambridgeshire, but the chance may come with My Dear, Queens Square, Flying Spear and Manilardo. Stanley House is well prepared for the long race with Dionysos, Trestle, Rothesay Hay and Keysoe; Chnttis Hill is formidable with Silver Bridge, Skyraker, Dromio and Prince Philip, and R. Day is responsible for four in AVilson, Gipsy Lad, Alasnam, and McLean for Sir Abe Bailey, who brought off a coup with Son in Law a few years ago. Blackwell, who knows all about the Cesarewitch, has White Heat, Old Bill and Helion to go to work with, and Cottrill has Ivanhoe, Gay Lord and Good Game, and not a few shrewd judges have thus early made up their minds that the winner is among them. SHonyx represents Kingsclere, ;and" one notes with satisfaction the resuscitation of Illzzio, which promised so well as a two-year-old Until he fell a victim to leg trouble, and his only appearance since was behind Polygnotus and Rapi-dan at Newbury in the spring. Familiar names crop up in Greek Scholar, Langdon Hills, Tom Pepper, St. Eloi, Water Bed, Furore, Warwick, Buckthorn, King John, Arion, He and Golden Fleece, and noticeable among the three-year-olds, in addition to those already mentioned, are Ballyeaston, Happy Man, All Alone, Paper Money, Good Night, Lpngslip, Sardis, Tangitfrs, Chuette, Knight of Blyth and Bay of Naples, SOME CAMBRIDGESHIRE HOPES. It is the common experience to find horses of superior class in the Cambridgeshire, and there is no exception to the rule this year. We have the two champions, Irish Elegance and Diadem, supported by such well-known horses as Planet, Rich Gift, Royal Bucks, Zinovia, Arion, Roideur, Callander, Grand Fleet, Scatwell, Rivershore and King John, while conspicuous among the young ones are Manilardo, Flying Spear, Glanmerin, Sir Douglas, The Panther, Roseway, Paper Money, Chuette, Golden Orb, Chif fre dAmour, Glaciale, Dominion, Bruff Bridge, Polygnotus, Daphne and Snow Maiden. Sufficient has been written to suggest the probability of two exceptionally interesting contests, and looking still farther ahead we find extraordinarily good results for races closed recently for 1922. "Vigilant" in London Sportsman.

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