Record Of Golden Myth: Good English Handicap Horse, Recently Retired, Won 6,330; Victorious in Seven Out of Eleven Races--Beat Flamboyant by Three Parts of a Length in Ascott Gold Cup., Daily Racing Form, 1923-02-07


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RECORD OF GOLDEN MHH Good English Handicap Horse Ee cently Retired Won 76330 Tictorions in Seven Ont of Eleven Races Beat Flamboyant by Three Farts of a Length in Ascot Gold Cnp Bred in Ireland by Captain E C Morel and foaled April 14 1918 Golden Myth came up at the Newmarket first July sales the fol ¬ lowing year when he was bought by Mr Creed for Sir George Bullough at 7000 7000Creed Creed who is an excellent judge certainly did Sir George a fine turn when selecting the colt for him as although his able trainer Jack Jarvis did not bring him out as a twoyearold Golden Myth when backward and not the least fancied contested the Ben tinck Maiden Plate at Nottingham March 22 1S21 and in the hands of Elliott upset by half a length the odds laid on another of the same age Herodote which had easily won the Canwick Plate at Lincoln the previ ¬ ous week and in consequence was trying to give thirteen pounds to the winner winnerHaving Having pleased in a race at Newmarket Golden Myth was confidently expected at the Newmarket Second Spring meeting to win the Shelford Plate last fourteen fur ¬ longs of the Cesarewitch course and with the colt staying well Spear had him home a short head in front of Yokel to which threeyearold he was conceding six pounds with five others behind them Next the son of Tredennis was palpably unlucky not to have won the Gold Vase at Ascot instead of being third for the race won by Copy ¬ right rightTHIRD THIRD IX HARmriCKE STAKES STAKESLater Later in the same week Golden Myth ran again being third for the Hardwicke Stakes easily won by Franklin The colt did not compete again until the Doncaster Stakes wherein he conceded two pounds and a four lengths beating to The Night Patrol Fol ¬ lowing this he was considered a certainty for the Newmarket St Leger only to per ¬ form disappointingly leaving Napolyon to take the spoils but Golden Myth was found to be much amiss after the race raceGolden Golden Myth did not run again before last April when greatly fancied for the Queens Prize at Kempton he carried 104 pounds to an easy threequarters of a length victory over the favorite Trespasser a sixyearold carrying 124 pounds At Manchester when expected to win the King Coal Stakes at two miles Golden Myth with 123 pounds up ran an inexplicably bad race failing by four lengths to give two pounds to another of the same age Chivalrous Anyway the gal ¬ lop did Golden Myth a lot of good as in the following week at Ascot he carried 130 pounds to a clever half length victory over Vilna a fouryearold carrying 111 pounds in the Gold Vase with Baton Rouge a close up third and the none too fortunate favor ¬ ite Selene fourth followed by Trespasser which was only giving four pounds to the winner in this race BEATS FLAMBOYANT IN GOLD CUP CUPNone None the worse for this effort Golden Myth two days later won the Gold Cup by three quarters of a length from Flamboyant with eight more behind them including the favor ¬ ite Yutoi which was fourth and Franklin Although the runners were as usual meeting at weightforage in this two and a half mile contest which is such a fine test of stamina Golden Myth started at 8 to 1 and this was also the price laid against him for the Eclipse Stakes of a mile and a quarter wherein he always looked dangerous and in the end defeated by a head the even money chance in a field of twelve Lord Astors Tamar three years old carrying 114 pounds on which Frank Bullock rode a determined finish whereas Elliott who always rode Golden Myth in 1921 seemed to take matters distinctly easily on the winner The latter gave five pounds more than weightforage to the Derby second and none of the others was near them themGOLDEX GOLDEX MYTHS PEDIGREE PEDIGREEAfter After this fine feat Sir George Bullough decided that the racing career of his good horse should close Golden Myth had won 76330 in stakes and scored in seven out of his eleven races none of which he should have lost except the Hardwicke Stakes His extended pedigree follows Doneaster f Bend j rt Or OrWinder Rollge Ros s sMacaroni Winder Macaroni I mere Miss MacaroniMiss Agnes AgnestNewminster tNewminsterSeclusion tNewminster Seclusion SeclusionfStockwell Alccstis fStockwellAlccstis fStockwell K of tue Korcst lady Larender Winner of the Derby tWinner of the St Leser Golden Myth is already full for 1923 at a fee of JlOOO inclusive and he looks the part being a charming bay horse of the com ¬ manding type with plenty of quality Few owners have experienced the luck in secur ¬ ing such a prize as Golden Myth when buy ing their first yearling as he was to Sir George Bullough He stands at Mentmore stud Leignton Buzzard Audax in Horse and Hound

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