Silverns Racing Prowess: Considered One of the Best Horses in England--Wins Burwell Plate., Daily Racing Form, 1921-06-03


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SILVERNS RACING PROWESS Considered One of the Best Horses in England Wins Burwell Plate LONDON England May ID Some of the races at the Newmarket Second Spring Meeting apart from the Newmarket Stakes will no doubt have in ¬ terest for American breeders breedersSir Sir Edward Ilnltoiis Silvern enhanced his repu ¬ tation by beating a good field in the Rurwcll 1late run over one and a half mile lie carried 138 pounds and won hard held by threequarters of a length lie ran most smoothly and was never touched at any part of the race heating among otheiR Kentish Cob nnd ISraeket Silvern is now one of the grandest horses in England and there will he no difficulty in filling his list at a high fee when he retires to the stud Mr Ilulton who owns nnd bred him is a newspaper man of Man ¬ chester chesterHighlander Highlander which is by Volta Scala was made a hot favorite for the threeyearold onemile handi ¬ cap worth 3 020 He carried 11 pounds and was giving weight to twentyfive of the other twenty seven runners After going half way he shot to the front and won easily by threequarters of a length Volta is quickly coining to the front as a sire of speedy winners Ity the way Mr A It Hancocks Kinbassy which is a granddatiKhter of Sceptre has been mated with Volta this season Scala is a Spearmint mare for whom Sir Krnest Cassel paid 12000 at the December sales in 1HO Highlander had been sold a few months previously for 1100 1100Hill Hill County belonging to Sir Kobcrt Jardinc was regarded as a likely Derby colt His perform ance in the Payne Stakes shows that he has no hope whatever in the remaining classic races lie was soundly beaten six lengths by Danby There was not a big tip for the winner at Newmarket but some people in London seemed to know all about him and had a good win for he started at 10 to 1 Last year he was rather unlucky behind Blue Lady and Tetralibazia but some people seemed to have forgotten the circumstances Danby was bred by his owner Mr Ilornung and is a chestnut colt by Stedfast Sucrose which is the dam of three winners and is practically half sister to M S the grand dam of Iharmacie The Payne Stakes is one and a half miles Danbys future will be watched with interest interestAnother Another threeyearold winner in the same stable said to be as good as Danby if not better is Nippon which however prefers soft going He is by Santoi Fortuna by Spearmint and is a mem ¬ ber of tiie family which has given ntt Comrade and Orpheus He has not yet started so his debut will be regarded with unusual interest interestA A good looking colt which won as he liked is Vencedor winner of the fiveeighths Abingdon 1Iate It was expected that Diadem would com ¬ pete She however declined In her absence Vencedor won as he pleased In the early part of the race he seemed to be unsettled but as soon as the descent commenced he covered the ground at a rapid rate Probably on a downhill course he will always be dangerous He is a brown colt by Orliy and speed seems to be his characteristic His owner Sir William Nelson bred him from the mare Fer which conies of the same female line as Gallinule Santry himself is also a son of Oallinule

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