Storm King's Fast Race., Daily Racing Form, 1896-05-10


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STORM KINGS FAST RACE There was a groat goat to do about the last Tues ¬ days 454 furlongs of Storm King with 110 pounds up at Nashville in 54J4 seconds Part of the cheap chroniclers of racing down the line there never was a rawer band in action declared that Storm Kings time beat all records The other part more conservative because more selfcon selfdom ¬ scious scions sang of the wiping out of all twoyearold toehold records for the distance When cold facts are applied it turns out that Storm Kings time simply equalled equaled Sallie Clicquots Aliquots 54M under 115 pounds at Oakley Ankle O July 4 last It was 1M seconds slower than the 53 seconds of Meadows 103 at Alexander Island Va March 281895 and just bettered the 54V4 seconds of Hester made on the same Nashville track April 23 last What a lot of racing rot is published nowadays I

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