Morvich In The Hall Of Fame: Kentucky Derby Favorite Joins Domino, Colin And His Highness As Only American Horses To Win Over 00,000 As Two-Year-Olds, Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-11

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MORVICH IN TEE HALL OF FAME KENTUCKY DERBY FAVORITE JOINS DOMINO COLIN AND ANDHIS HIS HIGHNESS AS ONLY AMERICAN HORSES TO TOWIN WIN OVER f 100000 AS TWOYEAROLDS Whether or not Morvich will win the Kentucky Derby is the allabsorbing topic of the day not only in racing circles but generally throughout the breadth and length of this country and Canada as well Saturday will tell the tale However no matter what the future may hold for Morvich one thing is certain nothing that may happen can rob him of his pastNot glorious past Not only did Morvich retire undefeated as a twoyearold but gained fame and renown as the fourth horse in American turf history to win in excess of 100000 during his first year HighnessDomino of racing The other three were Domino Colin and His Highness Domino is the largest winner of the four and stands far in advance or all American twoyearolds with the imposing total of 170890 to his credit That splendid horse the speed marvel of his day was fortunate in that most of the big stakes he won as a two yearold were at their meridian in value valueColin Colin a grandson of the great Domino followed in the footsteps of his illustrious rela ¬ tive and swept everything before him in 1907 when he won twelve xnces and 131007 as a twoyearold He was never defeated and ranks as one of the greatest of American thoroughbreds of all times timesHis His Highness a son of The IllUsed Princess was the first twoyearold in American turf history to enter the charmed circle of winners of over 100000 He achieved that dis ¬ tinction in 1891 two years before the advent of Domino His twoyearold winnings amounted to 106960 and were made possible chiefly by victory in the second richest Futurity ever run in the history of that valuable turf fixture The Futurity that year was worth 61675 to the winner winnerWhen When Morvich appeared on the racing horizon early in 1921 and won six races of minor importance and small values before going to Saratoga and later to Maryland for richer prises no one realized that the Californiabred colt would not only retire undefeated but gain additional fame and glory by being the fourth twoyearold in American turf history to win in excess of 100000 Such however is Morvichs record a truly remarkable one considering his modest beginning What the future holds for him remains to be seen There is a golden harvest before him Another such triumphant year as ne enjoyed in 1921 rill place the son of Runnymedc in a position to dethrone the mighty Man o War as the largest moneywinner on the American turf Be that as it may nothing can add to or detract from his brilliant twoyearold record which is here presented together with the twoyearold achievements of Domino Colin and His Highness DOMINO br h 1891 by Himyar Mannie Gray by Enquirer 1893 1893Place Date Knee KneeMay Place Distance Weight Placed May 22 Purse Gravcsend PlacecGravcsend 58 mile 112 won May 27 Great American Stakes StakesJune Gravesend 58 mile 118 won June 10 Great Eclipse Stakes StakesJune Morris Park 34 mile 118 won June 27 Great Trial Stakes Shoepshead Ray futurity course 125 won July 13 Hyde Park Stakes Washington Park 34 mile 123 won Aug 19 Produce Stakes Morris Park 34 mile str 128 won Aug 29 Futurity Stakes Slieepshcad IJay futurity course 130 won Aug 31 Match Race Sheepshead Bay futurity course 118 wondead dead heat Sept 29 Matron Stakes Morris Park 31 mile 123 won Total COLIN br h 1905 by Commando Pastorella by Springfield 1807 Date RacePurse Race Place PlaceBelmont Distance Weight May 29 Purse Belmont Park 58 mile str 110 June 1 National Stallion Race Belrpnt Park 58 mile str 122 June 5 Eclipse Stakes Belinont Park 5 12 furlongs str 115 115futurity June 29 Great Trial Stakes Sheepshead Bay futurity course 129 1293i July 27 Brighton Junior Stakes Brighton Beach 3i mile 127 Aug 10 Saratoga Special Saratoga Springs 34 mile 122 Aug 14 Grand Union Hotel Stakes StakesFuturity Saratoga Springs 34 mile 127 127futurity Aug 31 Futurity Stakes Sheepshead Bay futurity course 125 125futurity Sept 7 Flatbush Stakes Slieepsliead Bay futurity course 120 Sept 30 Produce Stakes Brighton Beach 34 mile 125 Oct 7 Matron Stakes Belmont Park 34 mile str 129 Oct 1C Champagne Stakes Uclmont Park 78 mile stc 122 Total MORVICH br c 1918 by Runnymede Hymir by Dr Leggo 1821 Date RaceSuffolk Race Place PlaceJamaica Distance Weight Placed May C Suffolk Selling Stakes Jamaica 58 mile 112 won May 1C Greenfield Selling Stakes StakesPurse Jamaica 5 12 furlongs 112 won Tune 17 Purse Aqueduct 58 mile 110 won July 2 Purse Aqueduct 58 mile 122 won wonII1 July 9 Spark Hill Purse Umpire City 5 12 furlongs II1 won July 20 Holly Purse Empire City 5 12 furlongs 122 won Aug C United States Hotel Stakes StakesSaratoga Saratoga 34 mile 125 won Aug 13 Saratoga Special Saratoga 34 mile 125 won Au 31 Hopeful Stakes Saratoga 34 mile 130 won Sept 21 Eastern Shore Handicap Havre de Grace 34 mile 130 won Nor 5 Pimlico Futurity Pimlico 1 mile 122 won Total HIS HIGHNESS br h 1889 by The IllUsed Princess by King Tom 1891 1891late Date DateMay late Race Place Distance Weight Placed Placedy May y 23 23May Bedford Stakes Gravesend J5 12 furlongs 118 lost losty May y 20 20June Great American Stakes Gruvesend 58 mile 118 lost lostG June G GJune Purse Jerome Park 58 mile 111 won June 12 12June Purse Jerome Park 3i mile 118 won June 15 18June Double Event Sheepshead Bay 5 12 furlongs 118 won June 21 24June Purse Sheepshead Bay 58 mile 118 won June 29 29July Great Trial Stakes Sheepshead Bay futurity course 118 won wony July y 1 1Aug Double Event Sheepshead Bay 5 12 furlongs 123 second secondg Aug g 1 1Aug Seobricht Stakes Jerome Park 34 mile 123 won wong Aug g 8 8Aug Ainboy Handicap Morris Park 34 mile 123 won wonC Aug C 22 22Aug Select Stakes Morris Park 34 mile 118 won Aug 29 Futurity Sheepshead Bay 34 mile 130 won Total

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