St Leger Won by Polemarch: Famous Doncaster Race Won by a Son of the Tetrarch for the Second Consecutive Year, Daily Racing Form, 1921-09-08


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ST. LEGER WON BY POLEMARCH FAMOUS DONCASTER RACE WON BY A SON OF THE TETRARCH FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR MARSHALL FIELDS GOLDEN CORN TRIUMPHANT IN CHAMPAGNE STAKES LONDON, England, September 7. The Doncaster St. Leger, hist of the 1921 English classics, was decided today on the famous Yorkshire course and, as in 1920, resulted in the tiefcat of the favorite, the winning colt, Polcmarch, being a comparative outsider. Lord Astors Craig an Eran was an odds-on favorite at 1 to 4, but he failed to justify his selection. Lord Londonderrys Polemarch, ridden by J. Childs, ran a splendid race. Franklin, Westward Ho and Craig an Eran raced in the order named for the first mile, with Polemarch following. At the last eighth post Childs, who rode a skillful race, brought Polemarch to the front and, staying best of all at the finish, he passed the judges stand leading by half a length. It is worthy of note that The Tetrarch, the sire of todays winner, is also the sire of Caligula, which won the race in 1920. There was an enormous crowd present, and beautiful weather prevailed. The race had nine starters and was truly run. The summary of the St. Leger follows: St. Leger Stakes of 2,500 for entire three-year-old colts and fillies; ,000 to second, ,000 to third. St. Leger course, one mile and three-quarters and one hundred and thirty-iwo yards. Three hundred and sixteen entries. Horse, Color, Sex and Pedigree. Jockey. Odds. Fin. Polemarch, ch. c, by The Tetrarch Pomace . ." I. Childs 50-1 1 Franklin, b. c, by Volta Cambric Hulme 100-6 2 Westward Ho, br. c, by Swynford Blue Tit Carslake 8-1 3 Craig an Eran, b. c, by Sunstar Maid of the Mist Bullock 1-4 4 Foundation, Roman Fiddle, Thunderer, Milesius and Treniola also ran. Time. 3:06;;. Won by half a length, three lengths separating second-and third, a head between third and -fourth. Marshall Fields speedy filly, Golden Corn, fresh from her recent triumph in York, won the Champagne Stakes today. The summary of the race follows: Champagne Stakes of 150 each, with ,000 added, for two-year-olds at three-quarters of a mile. Closed November 2, 1920, with 130 entries. Owner, Horse, Color, Sex and Pedigree. Weight. Fin. Marshall Fields Golden Corn, b. or br. f, by Golden Sun Corn Cockle 123 pounds 1 v,. Moores Lembach, b. c, by Lemberg Miss Portland 126 pounds 2j Sol Joels Polyhistor, b. c, by Polymelus Lady Flo 126 pounds 3 Golden Corn was the favorite at 11 to 10. She led for the last three-eighths and wonj by a length and a half. Mr. Walkin Williams Holbeach, ch. h, 5, by King William Expectation, won the great Yorkshire Handicap. Bullock rode the winner. j The death is announced today of Nat Robinson, who died in the Lambeth workhouse infirmary from consumption. He was penniless. Robinson was a famous lightweight jockey it! the nineties. He won the Jubilee Handicap twice, also the Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire Handicaps. At the Doncaster autumn sales on Tuesday fifty-one yearlings averaged ,020 each. Twenty-six colts averaged 52,200, and twenty-five fillies averaged ,675. The sum of 10,500 was paid for a yearling colt by Bachelors Double Mitylene, bought by Gilpin. Marshall Field gave ,500 for a colt by Tredennis Tippytoes. He also paid ,000 for a filly by Chaucer Shirk, and paid top price at the sale for a colt by Sunstar Desmonds Rose, for which he paid S,000. The Duke of Portland has transferred all his horses from William Waugh of Newmarket to trainer Farquaharson in Wiltshire.

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