Crack American Horses in France: Madden Considers Mr. Vanderbilts Schuyler a Great Colt-El Cuchillos Chances, Daily Racing Form, 1908-03-03


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CRACK AMERICAN HORSES IN FRANCE. Maddcu Considers Mr. Vanderbilts Schuyler a Great Colt— El Cuchillos Chances. New York. February 2ft. — When John E. BailllB returned to America two weeks ago. he was asked if lie paw in Mr. Yanderbilts stable his American bred eolt. Schuyler, by Beddler, out of Ionise N., which is one of his fifty-one borSBS in training it Sl. Leads de Foissy. Madden spoke in the highest terms of this colt, and said he could well believe the possagBter capable of winning the greater stake in the world, lie compared Schti.x ler in appearance la the well known Stalwart, now the property of Senator Bailey and standing in Kentucky. Boih . oils are chestnuts. Corroboration of the Yankee experts opinion has now been supplied l»y the official handicappcr of the I-reach Jockey Club. A custom which prevails in Trance is to publish what is called a Free Handicap Col three ear-olds, the idea being to give the public the official opinion of the differences between niiiners of the year. I he French handicappcr has announced the weights for a race at one mile to be run on March 14, in which the top weight is a filly, Sauge Pourpree. which is allotted 139 pounds. The lioltoiu weight i-:•:: sesmdn, so that the actual range in weight la M pounds. Selmyler is given 134 pounds, and is top weight of the colts. He is required to concede six pounds to Monitor, which Is entered in the Litu-oln Handicap, to be run on March 24. and in which he is thought to have a great chance. Oac condition of the French Handicap is that only two are eligible which have finished first or second in IMaa Btthootl selling conditions, and naturally this makes the class higher than if horses which never ran or which had run unplaced, were eligible. If Bnaflsr wins the l.itn-oln. Schuyler at once looms up as a very strong probability for tiie Grand Prix de Paris, which has never yet heea won by Br. Yanderhilt. notwithstanding that he has raced in France ten years, and had in Prestige and Ma in tenon, two great colts. Tbe latt r was unplaced to Spear-mini and tlte former was nut engaged in his year. This is what makes the career of Schuyler of very great interest to Americans. Not abme is he engaged in the Brand Prix, which may he worth .ooo this year, but he is also in the Basal dna Poalalaa Freneh Two Thousand i. In Lupin Pi duce Stakesi. Irix du Jockey Club i French Derby. Irix Royal Oak and Prix La llochctte. Schuyler is named after Schuyler L. Parsons, a member of the Jockey Club, one of the stewards on duty for the Coney Island Jockey Club and at other courses, and a close friend of Mr. Yanderhilt. The colt was foaled In France. Mr. I anderbilt having purchased his dam. Louise N.. when she was in foal. She was one of that grand collection of mare* gathered by the late William C. Whitney and ■ M at the never-to-be-forgotten dispersal of the Whitney stud on the evenings of October ft and W, 1904. the writer never witnessed a more impressive sight than that presented mi these two occasions, when Hamburg, Meddb-r and other stallions were sold. Ix uise N.. i l nam of Schuyler, was by Luke Blackburn, o-i: of Louise T . Bh by Kayon dOr. out of Spark, by L antiunion. Than, on the soil which produced his reasons anceator. Rayon dOr imported to America by the late William L. Scott at a cost of 9,000, history may be repeated, and as great eoaajnesta may l»e scored by his American great-grandson aa were achieved BJ Kayon dOr. Louise N. is half-stater to Martha IL. the dam of the great mate. Artful. Joseph i.. Wi.h: i .171.1 hts wife have sailed te Liitope In accordance with their anual LBSlOIB. • be present at us nrach of the racing in ami around Paris as possible nntll the sammer i- well advanced. then they usually return to AlsjCriCS and parti, i pate in the Saratoga a anon and later »T the rai lng a. Hind New York. Mr. and Mrs. Widetx i wBl have ii - | at ■ Strang pesaonal interest in French steeple -ia-nig. ixents of tie cutties ot Mr. Vi.l mis Fl ruchiilo in the Grand Steeplechase de Paris. a race worth in the neighborhood or 30,001 and much mote rahasMe than the i.iv rpoel Grand Na tmiial. The Grand Steeplechase de Paris is at weight for age and i:i Cnchlllo, a stx-year-oM geld ing. will carry 157 pounds Hart] stein, who has ridden over tic various lr sjeh eonrsas, think- 1.1 CaefaUlp will be outclassed and will not have a chance in the steeplechase. Put is of t .■ Union that in the Atitetiil Hurdle Race, also a valuable stake, he wewld hai ■ :t h thw chance. UnCoruntely, he was not entered for the liur.ile race. The .l.atieis agates! hi- sneeeaa across the wal r are so burgs that it would !«■ aearl a miracle i! 1.1 Cu.hillo should arrive safely, do Well in train and do well in if.- rhee. It swill he trained in Wallace Davis, a native of Wellsville, . v. who. as Hal Ilia lor Eugene Fi.-elcfi. a successful cross-count i v turfimaa, has been the leading tralnei for two out o! the last throe yean. He won the Grand imaplrrhaor de Paris with Dandolo two years ago uud with the bumu boric won the 0,000 I i i steeplechase at Nice in January l! 0f . Hence, it may safely be assumed that full justice will be dene Fl Cnehttlo as far as training is concerned. The tnea will be run in .Tun •. hence the gelding will have about three months in which to recuperate from the effects of his journey. J. J. Burke.

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