Great Speed Shown By Uncle., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-15


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GREAT SPEED SHOWN BY UNCLE Some furtive dockers at Gravesend last Tuesday reported a sensational trial by S C Hildreths threeyearold Uncle which recently recovered from an attack of lameness With a stable boy up Uncle was sent out to work an easy mile But he had so much speed that he turned the first quarter in 22 three furlongs In 3s the half In 4G and the fiveeighths in 59j Hildreth in alarm then waved to the boy to pull up so that Uncle turned the threequarter post in 114 the seveneighths In 12J and finished out the mile In slow time Uncle was expected to make his appearance as an added starter in the Metropolitan but Hildreth decided that he was not ready Uncle has five more stake engagements at the present Belniont Park meeting as follows followsMay May 19 Crotona Handicap 34 mile mileMay May furlongsMay 22 Claremont Handicap G 12 furlongs May 2 Withers Stakes 1 mile mileMay May 30 Belmont Stakes 1 38 miles milesMay May 30 Cortlandt Handicap 78 mile mileHe He is likely to start in the Crotona Withers and Belmont

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