Charlie Eastmans Busy Career, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-31


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CHARLIE EASTMANS BUSY CAREER. A great begetter of speed was old Himyar from his earliest years in the stud until he died at an age far greater than the average of his kind. Foaled in 1!M::, Charlie Eastman is a creditable representative of llimyars old age, and a sprinter always able to hold his own in good company. Making his debut at Nashville April 24, 1005, he -won a four and a half furlongs purse at his first Mart in 555, defeating Helena C, Polly Prim and eight" more. April 20 he won the Avondale Stakes at live furlongs, in 1:02, from Romola, Hyperion II., Kcrchoval and two more. Then he won the Lexington Stakes at Lexington. Ky., from Youth, Curly Jim and six others over a muddy track, four anil a half furlongs, in 3GL His lirst defeat was in Hie Bashford Manor Stakes, at Louisville, in which be ran second to the high-class colt, George C. I.ennett. Then, in succession, he won four times, si purse at Toronto, two at Highland Park and one at Latonia. A third to Minnie Adams and Holla and another third to Orbicular and Hoi Polloi, both at Latonia, concluded his career as a two-year-old, and he went into winter quarters with the excellent record of having won seven races out of ten starts. In 1000 Charlie Eastman had an active career, in the course of which lie won seventeen races, all purses. His most notable exhibition of speed was at Fort Erie, August 10, when with 11.". pounds up he defeated Hannibal Itey, 101, Tickle, 90 and iold Enamel, 110, at three-quarters of a mile, in 1 such fast time as 1:114, placing him in the select and very limited list of horses that have beaten 1:12 over other than a straight track. This year lie has been the same speedy and reliable bread winner, and has done exceedingly well for bis owner. To date his record is: Charlie Eastman, br. sr. 1903, by Himyar Brooch. Year. Age. Sts. 1st. 2d. 55d. Unp. Won. 1005 2 10 7 1 2 0 ?5,1G0 1906 ............ 3 05 17 11 1 S.120 1007 4 37 12 0 9 7 C.405 Totals .... 3 S2 SO 21 17 S ?19,CS5 i

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