Eternal Gone from Racing: Jim McClellands Brilliant Horse Retired to the Stud, Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-05


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ETERNAL GONE FROM RACING Jim McCleNands Brilliant Horse Retired to the Stud. , I One of Fastest Thoroughbreds the Turf Has Seen — His Hopeful and Brooklyn Races. Eternal, lirown horse, six years old. by Sweep — Basel Burke, by Kcmpi-onius. which raced last year in the colors of the IilllsglSS Stable, has l.een retired from racing and sent to Xulapa Farm Dayton. Ohio, died of and2 shrdMi shrdln cm cm cm at Lexington. Ky.. while he has joined Hie other Stallisas of the Sinims Oliver cmbinatinn. Bought as a yearling in 1017 at Saiatoga by Jim McClelland for 92,999, Fternal early showed fine speed ami came to the races in lJIS fast as a bullet and courageors as a lion, but with none too sound legs. That year he won six of eight races, was unplaced bat once, earned 9938,* 137 and beat the best as they came to hiin. His notable victories were I defeat of Billy Kelly — all the way— in the McLean Memorial :t L-iur-1. and his wonderful race in the rich Saratoga Hopeful stakes. Here Eternal was off badly, knocked aboal Hfce a shuttlecock la play as be raced his way through the nineteen horses opposing and won like a hero on the heavv track — which suited bias —in 1:13%. Bteraats Hopeful deed was a superb bit of racing. Before that the colt had ■ rare turn up nil Duaboyae -jast then a flash and Futurity winner — in the Great American at Aipieduct and was beaten. BRILLIANT THREE-YEAR-OLD FORM. In the first pari of Flll a- I tlin e year ...d. Bteraal was his own brilliant self again srhes his leg treables gave aba respite, lie won twice in ■erea races, Del the Brooklyn Handicap was one I f thesa, and bis race for it as shiny as new gold. In the Stretch he played With Purchase and ran the first mile as fast as the mile in which Audacious took his scalp and the Anieiican record — 1:35%. That Brooklyn Handicap was fast, the mite and an ciulitii in 1:49%, with an easy finish. la 10:: Bteraal was laid up. unable ts stand the training strain. Last year the COM was still infirm, though in one race he showed his old brliiliancy. Tin-. Was the MineoU Handicap it Belmont Park, la which All-in ions made hi-- record Stile of 1:33% and ill which Bteraal was an odds-oa-favorite. The sweep colt came with his old flaMi in the stretch, but could not get up. In tin- Brooklyn Handicap, pacing tot the other ripple in the stable, Leonardo II.. Eternal showed his old speed for par: of the Journey, bat fell away after his early effort. The other race he ran I parse and preparing for the Brooklyn -Eternal won. ETERNALS RACING RECORD. Here i- a tabulation of Eternals racing doings in Ins Hire. yean of action: Fear. Aaje.Baees.lst. 2nd. 3rd. lap. Amt. 1918 i s f 1 " 1 |3e.l31 1919 : 7 l :i » ! 9,799 1929 4 Did not race. IPLl 7 3 1 1 0 1 !MNl Totals 3 is ii :. 9 l 999 t:it Bteraal will give something to ajaericaa racing as a sire. He is wonderfully bred and will have every chance among the fiBC « oil •cti.u of Simms- McCleUaad mare-. Eternals pedigree is full of the lio-t of American end !..igiis!i thoroughbred blood lines and is as follows: fBe,, rJ:-"M" KTiS,laB- r|J ,,r,!sh- 1« *..... gg- U rilimyar rDssslBO ,.. , .■- [Pink J iMaante Gray ►jS j DOBriaol j.,.,,,. K„M, flteandes,,-, jS J IMsate Boss gill rBe-peo- fWtedo- " B- Si BlM- • Lnamptoni... jggj- lS ■ I _ r ,, iHiadoo iBetaiaed iHaaorer I Boarboa BeUe " "" • «eclare |«f«" l plan a

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