Sir Lynnewoods Turf History, Daily Racing Form, 1906-08-10


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SIR LYNNEWOODS TURF HISTORY. Sir Lynnewood, the five-year-old black son of Sir Dixon anil, Lady Wayward, by Virgil, which ran seven furlongs in 1:24$, under the colors of J. E. Widener at Saratoga yesterday, equalling the American record set by Halifax at Sheepshead Bay, was bred, by Colonel E. F. Clay at Paris, Ky. Mr. Widener bought him as a yearling at the sale in Sheepshead Bay paddocks on June 3, 1002, paying ,000 for hiin. Incidentally, he was the star of that days sale. He was not raced as a two-year-olL lie .made his first start in a race for maiden three-yvar-olds a Brooklyn, on. May 27, jyW, flft I ishlng second to Ancestor, which beat him a nose over the about three-quarters of a mile course" in 1:11. Of that .race Daily Racing Form said in its chart note: "Sir Lynnewood held a forward position to the stretch, where he closed up with a rush, ran a great race and may prove a good one." By ills performance yesterday. If on no other occasion, he has verified that claim for him,, hut Sir Lynnewood has never leen a sensation among the racegoers. He has been what we are wont to call a bad-luck horse, though his earnings might have lieon greater had be been better placed. Matt Feakes, who gave him his first lessons in racing, however. Is a conservative trainer. In his three years on the turf Sir Lynnewood has made twenty-two starts and won only three races, one each year. He may have paid for himself through the poolbox on the occasions of these victories, but not otherwise. His winnings aggregate only ,960. He won his first race at Sheepshead Bay, on September 7, 100-1, running the mile in 1:4. 1J, with 112 pounds up and under a pull all the way. Here is a record of his performances: Year. Sts. 1st. 2d. 3d. Unp. Amt. 1901 10 1 4 0 5 ,200 1005 S 1 0 1 C 710 rjoo 41111 uao Totals 22 3 5 2 12 ,JG0

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