Startle One of 1921 Stars: Mr. Hewitts Star Hawk Filly Did Great Things in Last Years Racing, Daily Racing Form, 1922-03-21


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1 , ; STARTLE ONE OF 1921 STARS Mr. Hewitts Star Hawk Filly Did Great Things in Last Years Racing. IT. II. Hewitt of New York, one of the nest type of American owners, raced a filly of great speed and stamina last year. She was Startle, California -bred by Mr. Macombers fine sire Star Hawk and a credit to him. Startle won five of her ten races and S4T.SS0. showed ability to sprint with the best, and in her last racing displays to stay with the best. Startle gave an indication of what she conld do early. Trainer Smith had Startle ready for the Ijexington spring races and she won twice there. In her first start she made a new track record. After Lexington Startle bad bad luck and Miss Joy to meet. They beat her. So did Fair Phantom and Dream of Allah. But at I.atonia Startle won from a good band in the mud. with 118 pounds, at five and one-half furlongs, in l:if».,. Then Miss Joy beat both her and her stahle comrade Washington. Startle was ready for the Queen City Handicap and in It showed her ability to stay. She won at the mile in 1:35H.-,, standing a long hard drive under Master L.vke and scoring after a fine race. Startles next essay, in the rich Kentucky Jorkev Club Stakes at Louisville, was her star piece and she won easily from a crack hand, under 119 pounds, the mile in 148%. Gentility — great herself in the antnmn— heat her in her last race, the Lexington Breeders Futurity. It was a fast contest in the mud. Gentilitys forte, and a duel between the pair. Gentility look a long early lead and could not be caught. Startle was gaining in the last eighth, hut stumbied in the keen effort and was beaten by a length. The fillys aulumn races were full of qualiiy and indicated ability to stay. She will be a tough proposition in the three-year-old slakes for her sex of this year because reports give her the character of . a fine temper and appetite. She has, too, size and substance. The performances of Startle are enumerated below : Purse. 114.. Lyke. Lexgton. .%m :4725 1 * 800 Hinata. 11«. Cnly, L rgloii . j m ttt% 1 3.850 Debntie. 122. Cnly, l.vle.r.m :4fi::., Tnp Clipsetta. 122. Lilley. Lat..5-~8m :o94f, Dnp Cincinnati Trophv. 122. But well. Lat.34m 1:12% Unp Pane, il." . Connelly. Lat...Nf lMli.. 1 1.200 Ft. Thomas. 117. Pool. I-it..»4ni 1:1.V,, 3 400 Queen City. 11.",. Lyke. Eat... Ira 1:39-.-. 1 15.700 Kenluckv Jockey Club. 119, Connly, Lsville.lm 1:38*5 1 22,175 Breeders Finurity. 124. Cnly. Lex. ak%aj Lll 2 3.755 Totals— 10 races, won 5. second 1, third 1. unplaced 3 7,880 Startle is as well bred as anyones filly, with some stout though unfashionable fourth line strains. Here is her pedigree: i-Amphion M rSundruige... sipn.., s Sunstar. Loved One attHK [l-auretta 2-a -Ormonde 2 a [ Sweet J r Goldfinch.... [Thistle **2 ■ Finch. 1 Lucanii fSil" Mo,,re"" ,""" J * I School Girl H= _ -Hampton f Lord Cliiden 5 5 or Ayrshire Lady Laugden 3l « Utalanta.... fg*1*** u J lreronia M" -He- f Woodlands.. .,!,.,.H"rl" a I Sister , 1 Whttefaee my Mary.. J,,. King Alfonso *-* ,Pr [Lerna — — a a

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