Wealthy In Derby Horses, Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-27


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WEALTHY IN DEEBY HOESSS HOESSSArguments Arguments as to the relative merits of St Louis and ReEcho recall not a few similar cases and it seems to be forgotten that many a time there have been several classic candi ¬ dates in the same stable with nothing much to choose hetween them For example Orme La Fletche Goldfinch and Watercress at Kingsclere It is urged that probabilities are against any stable having two such liors s at the same time but it is only three years rinco Clarehaven sheltered Spion Kop Sareliedon and Comrade while not so very many yea s before that they had Spearmint and Flair AVhy then should not HeEcho be up t Der ¬ by form as well as St Louis As to Spear ¬ mint and Flair it is constantly said that Spearmint would not have run for the Der ¬ by had Flair not broken down It may bo true that this was the plan of action but It was fortunately not carried out fjr no daughter of Glare could ever stay beyond a mile and 1 do not for a momenCbelievc that Flair would have succeeded in doing so whereas Spearmint was one of the very beat Derby winners that we have seen London Sportsman

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