At Post One Hour and a Half, Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-22


view raw text

1 ! | J I I i j ; !■ | , j ! , I [ i AT POST ONE HOUR AND A HALF The Worlds Fair American Derby of 1893 was one of the most sensational races ever run anywhere. The horses were at the post for an hour and a half, during which "Snap- per" Garrison received permission from the starter to dismount and fix the saddle girth on Boundless. While the other horses were fretting and stamping about with their weight up, Boundless was taking things easy with the result that when they finally were off he was a decidedly fresh horse. In the : home stretch Garrison called on Boundless I and he came with a rush to win by six lengths. J. E. Cushing of St. Paul was the : owner of Boundless and received 9,500 as his share of the richest Derby up to that ; time. Much money was bet on that race : all over the country, the winter books in , many instances being hit hard.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1935062201_14_3
Library of Congress Record: