Charles Edward Will Not Start, Daily Racing Form, 1906-08-31


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CHARLES EDWARD WILL NOT START. Saratoga, N. Y., August 30. The stable of Sydney Paget and E. R. Thomas will not be represented in thq Futurity. This aunouncement is authorized by trainer Joyner, -who says Charles Edward has not done as well as he hoped he might since he ran In the Saratoga Special on a spread foot, and that he has decided to put the colt by for the season. Charles Edward is one of the biggest and finest-looking youngsters in training. He is a son of Golden Garter and Flora Mac, and a full brother to Jacobite, one of the swiftest two-year-old sprinters of last season. Charles Edward won the National Stallion race under the colors of Mr. Paget at Belmont Park In the early spring. It was the intention of Mr. Paget and Mr. Thomas to race him two or three times in the spring, but he developed a skin disease immediately after the National Stallion triumph and he had to be put away temporarily. It is disappointing that he has not recovered his form. A youngster of the quality he displayed in the National Stallion raco would have a royal chance in the Futurity. A strange fatality has followed the offspring of Golden Garter and Flora Mac these two seasons. Last fall, after Jacobite had come through a stiff and long campaign sound of wind and limb and with flying colors and when it looked as though he might develop into one of the best three-year-old sprinters of this season, Jacobite lamed himself while romping about one of Joyners paddocks at Sheepshead Bay track. Joynef hoped last spring; to get him t the post in winning fettle this fall, but inasmuch as he was not put In the Sheepshead Bay Autumn Stakes, when they closed in July, it may be safely assumed that all Is not well with, him, r

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