Sensations Attend Big French Race, Daily Racing Form, 1921-06-21


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SENSATIONS ATTEND BIG FRENCH RACE The Grand Steeplechase de Paris sometimes dubbed the French Grand National was run at Autcuil near Paris Sunday afternoon A crowd estimated at 70000 viewed the contest President Millerand and hiu wife being among the distin ¬ guished spectators The race resulted in a dis ¬ appointment and a fuss Heros XII with Parfre ineut on his back was a 4 to 5 favorite but took the wrong course while going the third time around He was taken back and ran the course but could only finish third Itoi Beige a 40 to 1 outsider winning witli Muster Bob second Parfrement was suspended for the remainder of the racing season df 1921 by the stewards and had to be escorted from the track by Hie police to save him from injury or worse by an angry and revengeseekiug mob

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