Patchogue Stables Fast but Unreliable Race Horse, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-11


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PATCHOGUE STABLES FAST BUT UNRELIABLE RACE HORSE. w CHASlMiS EDWARD, CH. C, 3, BY GOLDEN GARTER FLORA MAC, WITH W. KNABP UP, By reason of some remarkable exhibitions of supreme speed, Charles Edward is one of the equine celebrities of the year and justly so. He is unquestionably "a high class young horse by nature, but infirm legs stand in the way of his lielug kept always at his best and it is only When the care of a skillful trainer puts- him in good racing condition at intervals, that he is able to run to the limit, of his natural endowment. In tire early part of last year he was deemed one of the first flight two-year-olds and won the rich National Stallion Stakes from -Superman, Be Mund and three others in 59s at Belmont Park. - ....... Charles Edward .was evidently out of form at Saratoga this year and was badly beaten in his two starts, but .at the. preceding Brighton Beach meeting he was in superb condition and In the Brighton Mile, . Seagate ..Stakes . and .Brighton Derby gave astonishing displays of grand speed., In the Brighton Mile .with .114 pcuuds, up,. he .defeated. Ballot, 114, Dr. Gardner, 120, Electioneer, 114 and Nealon, 120 in l:37g, winning. by four, lengths with such, case as to show conclusively that he could have set a new mile record had. he been pushed .out. In the Seagate Stakes with.l2G pounds up he defeated Dinna Ken, 123, Monfort, 110,. Zambesi, 120,. and Kentucky. Beau, 107, running the mile and an eighth in the amazing time of. 1:505 and. winning by .six lengths with all ease. In the Brighton Derby, with 12G pounds on each, he led Frank . Gill . from . start to finish and, running the mile and a half in 2 :30, won by five lengths and demonstrated that he was a stayer us .well as a eolt of grand speed. These three races, may-be taken as tokens of what -Charles. Edward could .do at any time if a sound horse. He is in ho stake at Sheeps-head Bay, but is well engaged later on and with a rest in his favor, may do other, great things this: fall.

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