Englands Great Jumper: White Heats Brilliant Achievement in Winning Kempton Park Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1921-02-17


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[ 1 !l j ! I J J [ 1 [ ; ! . I i , f • • ; 1 I - i f t 1 - 1 - ENGLANDS GREAT JUMPER White Heats Brilliant Achievement in Win-:j ning Kempton Park Handicap. By k. 1: 1 01 ssKi.i.. 1 LONDON. F.nglanil. February L— By c. 11111101, coaseat the performaaee of White Heat in winning the kempton Pari, hurdle ra.ee. ean-ying 17s pounds and conceding weight to ail liis opponents, was the nio-i brilliant achievement over hurdles for many year-. He has met and defeated all his most formidable rivals with ihe exception of Tres-1 passer, which seems to keep clear of the s D of White Fagle. Fader his crushing weigh! he ran the iwo miles in the fast time of H:.i4-,. He has covered the distance in slightly faster time, bat the oppositioa was nor so string and he had eleven pounds less iii the saddle. In hi- last race be made -| mi-take a half mile from the finisji which doubtless coat him a couple of long .lis. Prom the last jump he came aw ay t.. win with his rata pricked and proved himself the champion hurdle. of ihe day. He looks the part, for he i- a powet-I full, handsome lorse. and he has a rare turn of speed for a finish. The curious thing is that hi- 1 ..trilling has not reformed him for flat racing. White Heat i- the f if— -1 living foal of hi- dam Crucible, which the two pro ion- years, iiad proved barren to White Eagle. Site w.-- in foal to While Ragle when she formed one of ihe grand collection I of brood mares Lard Wavertre* presented 1.. 1 h. nation in December. 1!»K . He was therefore in- 1 In led among ihe first batch of yearlings offered b the Nati. ual Sunt and at Newmarket. September 11. l»17. George BlackweU, who trained Pock Hand. bought him for S4 ."i0 for Mr. Lionel Montagu. White Heat did not race as a I W" year old. The tiexi year lie won .1 maiden race and ran in the Derby ami St. Leg.r. Mr. Montagu, in October. IMP, decided to sell his horses in training, ami -" White passed into the possnailOB of Sir S. Watt-. w ho gave s I ".00 f«r him. WHITE HEAT RUNS FOR LADY OWNER. Sir sh.-hlforth presented th.- .-■ it to Lady Watts, whose color- he ha- -nice borne in all his races. He has proved a rare bargain. AYhito Heat is a well bred horse. His sir.-. While Eagle, was em- of the best of his year a. id lan second to fear Majesty in the St. Leger. Altogether White Eagle won S74.li:, in slakes. His beat, BO far. ha- been Let Fly. While Eagle is. of cuiir-e. a mm "f Calliniile. so it i» no! surpri-ing , that many of hi- offspring are good jumpers. Crucible ran twice unplaced R|w is by Count Schomberg. a famous Jumper himself and sire of high class .jumpers. l r dam. Sand Blast, bred Boyal Bealm, ■ Bother National stud stallion. He j was afine stayer and won I he Newbury Cup twice, Alexandra Plate, Ascot nnd other good races. An other daughter of Sand Bhmt was Column, a first ■ la-- 1 wo ear old. winner of five noes ami S,140, , including the Ghucrach Stakes at York, in which : race Boyal Bealm waa also smce-sfui. Another of the produce of Sand Hla-i was Sand Hoc who iar ! ried off the Chester Cup and GoodWOOd Plate. Sand Blast was by Sheen Sahara. by Gaillard.- Madge Wilrtfiie. a winner of ahaal .itO0 and .in of P.ia.r Athols lis! daughters. Her dani. old Oraage Girt, was a hall-sister to West Auetralia. a inner of ihe Two Tkaaaaad Oaiaeas, Derby sad Si Leger, while the aexl dam wa- full sister to I Cotherstone who won the Two Thousand Qaiaeas and the IHrby. As a Ihree eai old White Heat w n oil.- race, was -econd three time-, third once and aaplaced twice; as a four yea 1 old he won fire races, was third once and unplaced twice, and Hi- year a-a fne.vear old he won his only race from a fine field. All White Heats races since IPld but one. Ill which he was unplaced, have been oer hurdles.

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