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CORRIGAN NAMES A COLT LORIMER. First Son of the Noted Rose Tree— Story of the Youngsters Parents. Larimer, the chestnut noil which is to make his debal in the National Stakes, for two year olds, al City Park this afternoon, waa bred by Edward Oorrigaa al FVeelaad stud in Kentnck and is named toi lion. William I.orimer. the widely known Chicago Congressman, lie is bj Cactaa n.. out of Base Tree, two racers that Mr. Coiriiran got out of s,.]|in;. events in England and brought to this country in the spring of I.mil. Thoagh native bred his blood is entirely Bngltah. Cactaa II. is by Si. Angela, out of Priekley Pear, by Pellegitao. lie was foaled in 1896 and raced only as a two and three year old. He did not win as a I wo , ear old. but won otio race aa a three-year-old and that is when Mr. Oorrigaa go4 him. His victory came in the Ieltliain ScIUiil; Handicap at tiie Kcinpton Dark Angesl meeting in 1801, in which lie was entered to be sold for .$.",1111. When he was put up al auction after the race Mr. Corrlgan bid him up to ,330 and took him from General Randolph in whoso colors he had raced. When Mr. Corrlgan retained to this country the following aprittg he entered Cactaa II. in a number of stakes, hut never started him. Bone Tree is by Bona Vista, out i Pannj Bdnh, hi Minting. She .as foaled in In.mT. was raced four aeasona in Bngland and one season here. She was a -lake winner ami a mighty profitable racing tool, part icul.-irly for Mr. Corrlgan. She was bred by C. D. Bone, bui made her debal on the tnrf In the colors of Mr. w. a. Xante, ntantag the Tyro Stake* lot- two year otda with 124 pounds up the first crack oal of the Im.. She w..ii three other races as a two-year-old, taking the Glasgow Plate Mara cry Handicap, for Lord Howe, to whom she had passed from Mr. Jarvis. She was badly handled as a three year-eld and did not win iii tfisn. in fad she did not win agate after her Victory in the Glasgow Plate until she became the property of Mr. Oorrigaa as a four year old. It was due Io the i miming of a hone called si. Oaa hnir from Mr. Oorrigaa that Ko~e Tree entered his barn. At Doneaater, September 12. liiOo. the Milton Belling Stakes were won by Mm A Drakes Pedant. Mr. orrigaaa St. Oasstmir finishing second and Lord Howes BOSC Tree finishing third. J. A. Miller bid up ami lx,n;.rht Pedant, then Lord Howe pal in a claim for St. Cassiniir for Sie I.lundell Maple. Iihiu the heels of tnis Mr. Cerrlgaa claimed Base Tree. The claiming price In ImiUi instances was th,. same, S7.VI. so it amounted lo 4 raotically an exchange. Lord Howe met Mr. Oorrigaa later slang ami remarked thai while he waa deprived of his tiii. he considered her well sold, since his trainer had advised him that she was surely a neer do well. Mr. Cornwall had had time to took bfa new acipiisiii.in over ami try her oat. "Thai maj be SO," lie said, "l.tii I am ipiitc sure that in a abort while I will have her so thai she can beat St. Cassiniir shoe* to plates." The two horses never met agate, but Mr. Oorrigaaa Jndgmeal was fully sastalaed the following month when Bose Tree won tiie Bretby Welter il.andicap at the Newmarket First October meeting and the Heath Stakes at the Newmarket Bieond October meet ins. hrlnglnt him .-J.:. TO Those were her only two race* in Mr. Oorrigaaa colon thai year. In DPI he started her s, veil times. Winning the WokJagbam Stakes at As I ot and fintaaing second iii another tare. Her earn itiics for that year were t3,tiQ* . The followlag siirini; Mr. Oorrigaa broaght her to America and from May .; » i., Beptembcr SS lie started her in ainetei a races at iho Chicago tracks, winning eight, being sennit twice ami third twice and taking S7,9M. making a total of 4,810 in a little over two years. No time was taken iii any of her races in England, but Uoso Tree proved herself possessed of speed in this country. Her first winning race here was at Washington Park. July 14, 1!MI2, when she ran six and one half furlongs in 1:21. July 28 she ran three ijiiarlers of a mile over a gesd track at Hawthorne in 1:15. August 4. she ran three quarters of a mile al Harlem in 1:123, the track record at that time Iieing 1:12 j by Flora Louise. August SB, she ran seven eighths of a mile at Hawthorne in 1:27. September 1. she ran a mile at Harlem in 1:381, iow ering the track record set by Libertine in lc-teher, 1884, at 1:88. September 8, she beat Jlmteos, Scarlet Lily ami Duelist a mile in 1 £8t, which re inained the Harlem track record until the following vcar. September IS, at Harlem, in a special against lime, she beat .limiiiez a mile in l::!!l*. and wound up her career by beating McChesney a neck in a roc at a mile over a slow track at Hawthorne, the time being 1:4" 1. Lorimer is her first fi al to start. Here is a record of Hose Trees performances on the turf in this country anil Kngland: Year. Age. Sts. 1st. 2d. Id, Inp. Arat. 1898* 2 II I :: 1 : $ 3,843 lsti.i*. :: •; 8 I 8 4 :ir, vmm* 4 7 2 l :: 1 2.:.7o P.MU= r» 7 1 1 0 .". 5,080 I802 6 10 S :? 3 B 7.:590 Total ." 0 13 10 7 IS 818338 "In Euglaml.