Epinard Has Broken Down, Daily Racing Form, 1923-04-16


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! ; ! j i | I I j I I EPINARD HAS BROKEN DOWN PARIS, France. April 15. — Epinard. three-year-old son of Badajoz and Epine Blanche, which was the sensation of French two-year-old racing last year, is reliably reported . to have broken down in training for th seasons campaign. Epinard. owned by Pierre Wertheimer and trained by the American horseman, Eugene Leigh, won six straight races a two-year-o.d but year for a total of approximately 5,00D. Because of his lack of early promise, Epinard was not nominated for the big early closing three-year-old races, but he was expected to make an excellent showing in the races for which he was eligible this year. The sensational showing of the Wertheimer colt last year recalled the fact that bial j owner was anxious to accept an otter of I 00 made to him for the colt as a yearling. I He consulted trainer Leigh, however, and j was advised against it. After Epinard .s ] ] series of impressive victories last year M. | Worthefaner was quoted as saying that be would not accept an offer of 00,000 for the colt, In all his starts last year Epinard was ridden by the American jockey Barrett I lay nes.

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