Churchill Sees Colorbearer Run Second at Hurst Park, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-01


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Churchill Sees Colorbearer Run Second at Hurst Park HURST PARK, Surrey, England, April 29 Reuters.— Winston Churchill, accompanied by his wife, saw his four-year-old French-bred gray colt, Colonist, make a gallant attempt to win the Winston Churchill Stakes over 10 furlongs. Colonist, rank outsider in the field of six at 20 to 1. failed to catch the 5 to 1 chance, the three-year-old Wild Mec, who led Jrom start to finish, beating Colonist By three lengths to bring the prize to France for the fourth year in a row. Krakatao, at 10 to 1, was two lengths back in third place. Well ridden by the French jockey, J. Ramel, Wild. Mec was the less fancied of the two French challengers, Baron Guy de Rothschilds Violoncelle, being the disappointing favorite at 11 to 10. Churchill saw his two-year-old filly, Cy-barine, full sister to Colonist, making her first start, fail to finish in the money in the Rosemary Stakes.

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