Racing Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1896-07-31


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RACING GOSSIP Commenting on the pinbeaded pinheaded screams of this and that Eastern daily when racing doesnt doesn't suit it Captain Absolute a generally wise and conservative critic quotes English figures They are those of the highest class Newmarket Newark and of 195 Here is the showing Meeting MeetingFirst Meeting Favorites First July 12 Second July 7 First October 12 Second October 12 Houghton U In commenting on the state of things Charles Littlefield Littered a good horseman says The aver ¬ age favorites that fail are false ones They are not favorites in public form but on the strength of an intended haul Someone has a horse which he gets heavy bettors tu back They think it a sure thing The horse is so heavily backed that the weight of money makes him a Vturite Turtle When he is defeated they cry the 71 wner owner has thrown them down downMr downer Mr Littlefields Littered comment is backed up by the fact that literary selection chooses more win nfrs frs than tbe tube talent

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