Duettiste Under Suspicion: Rumor That He May Not be Able to Start in the Grand National, Daily Racing Form, 1922-03-04


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DUETTISTE UNDER SUSPICION Rumor That He May Not Be Able to Start in the Grand National. LONDON. England. March 3. — Some recent bad reports about Duettiste are probably exaggerated, yei Wednesday night his odds for tlie Graind National drifted to 33 to 1 from 15 to 1. Escott, his trainer, telephoned from Lewes tliat there is notii ing wrong with Duettiste, but that, as was cabled, he may not start iu the Crand National. Escott has cabled Mr. J. E. Wideuer, who is at Palm Keach, Florida, the exact facts. The horse has been cantering short distances all the week at Lewes. Duettiste is among the probable starters in tomorrow afternoons handicap for the 0,000 Oat wick National Trial Steeplechase at three miles and a quarter, in which he is handicapped at M pounds, eight pounds more than his burden in the Brook Steeplechase, for which he finished alone Ir the rumors are true. Duettiste will not start. With him in Saturdays race are twenty-four other Crand National candidates, including the American-owned Scpiare Ip. These, with their weights, are-Hn"s ? Wt. Horse. Wt. .any Voe 171 Music Hall 1«7 Ardonagh 104 spoil Kive .. . DJS Shaiiu Spadah 171 St. Bernard PM Neurotic 103 Diiustanhnrg L S Old Thy Bridge 170 Sippet Charlie Ml Command 162 Culprit 107 Wavetrec 1U9 Norton ifirt Sn: « Eell i«l Square Up 157 lashing Arms l«4 Arravale ltf* Ardgour 162 My Rath LV1 Day Dawn 167 Temple Bar 18.". Prince Clifton lt» Forewarded ir 2

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