English Derby To Be Run Wednesday.: Two Foreign-Bred Three-Year-Olds Will Be Favorites for the Race, Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-31


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ENGLISH DERBY TO BE RUN WEDNESDAY x Two ForeignBred ThrceYcarOIds Will Bo Favor ¬ ites for the Race RaceLondon London May 10 The Derby is lo l e run next Wednesday and the American colt Norman III will l e the post favorite with Sea Sick II from Franco the probable second choice Thcse posi ¬ tions may be reversed should Sea Sick II start for and win the Prix dc Jockey Club which Is the French Derby and is decided at Chantilly Sunday May ai aiNo No horse could possibly be going or doing better than Norman III which yesterday morning strode out in line style in a mile and threequarters gal ¬ lop on the Itace Course Side in company with His ¬ toric and Dame Beauty which go in the Oaks OaksIf If the Frenchman which Mr Vauderbiit is send ¬ ing over for the race is what lie is said to be Sea Sick II will probably be the second choice and win ¬ ner of the Derby of 100S 100SNorman Norman III is belli best backed for the race It Is public backing and of the others recently sup ¬ ported most readily Llangwon and the Irish colt Ralchclors Lodge call for most attention This mornings market ran this way wayHorse Horse Odds Horse Odds OddsNorman Norman III 011 Vamose 111 111Sea Sea Sick II 81 Llangwon 1S1 1S1Sir Sir Archibald ISatcholors Lodge 201 201White White Eagle 101 Nelson 2rl 2rlTerrier Terrier 101 Orphan 51 51Koyal Koyal Realm 12lj 12ljLlangwon Llangwon is to be Danny Mabcrs mount in the Derby Otto Madden will ride Norman III Ter ¬ rier will have the services of II Jones Sir Archi ¬ bald will have Piper in the saddle and liellhousc will ride Sea Sick II IIW W K Vamrerbilt yesterday talked frankly with the Paris correspondent of the Sportsman about his horses ITc stated that Sea Sick II would run for the French Derby and afterwards fulfill his Epsom engagement ISarring accidents he was a certain starter for both events Mr Vandcrbilt also said that the reason for the scratching of Schuyler for the Prix Lupin was that the colt had hurt a pas ¬ tern In a recent gallop and being very sore his trainer had decided to give him a rest and had withdrawn him from the race raceThe The Union Club or Jockey Cluiv of Korlin has formally withdrawn the license of II Lewis the American jockey attached to the stable of II Brown Jr granted at the request of ISarou Oppcn helm for whom be had contracted to ride Lewis went lo America to spend his holidays promising to return for the season in Germany lie failed to keep his promise and the matter being brought before the stewards of the club by Messrs Ilaniel and Baron Oppenheim for whom he had been on gaged to ride they withdrew his license licenseHaydcn Haydcn the fouryearold son of Avidity and Langour which won the Kempton Jubilee Handicap yesterday In the colors of A F Basset Is a Croker castoil and Orbys racing tutor Hayden was bred in Ireland and was purchased by Mr Croker as a threeyearold in the spring of last year for the ex ¬ press purpose of trying Orby for the Derby the price paid being 10000 He made a capital schoolmaster so proved worth the money but after Orby had broken down his services were no longer required hence his sale Hence also Mr Basset buying him that gentleman secur ¬ ing the horse for the same reason that Mr Croker had done namely to lead bis Derby candidate Sir Archibald in his work A school ¬ master who in his spare time can pick up S1DOOO stakes on his own account decidedly earns his corn cornMr Mr A F Basset has always been lucky on the turf He has never had a big stable of horses but bo has won a Lincolnshire Handicap a Uoyil Hunt Cup a Stewards Cup and a Jubilee Handicap and he is the happy possessor of a colt whose chance of winning the Derby is a rosy one oneIlnyden Ilnyden only cost Mr Basset 1000 This was one of Mr Crokers racing errors He has made others Ypsilanti which he allowed to change hands for 2100 after winning a selling plate for him was a dual winner the second time carrying 331 pounds Vendale was also Mr Crokers proper ¬ ty until lie was claimed for 750 out of a selling plate and shortly afterwards he won the Chester Cup Ypsilauti and Vendale both came from Amer ¬ ica icaMr Mr Croker has turned over the management of his ilencairn Stud to Walter Uussell a veterinary surgeon and clerk of the course of the Phoenix Park track of Dublin DublinHarry Harry distance who in his day was a famous jockey and rode three Derby winners left a good KUin of money some 75000 to his widow lie was 7 years of age at his death and a native of Leicester Property was left by other notable jockeys as follows Frederick James Archer of Newmarket personal estate 0000 George Fordham of Slough personal estate 7000011 Amongst trainers the late Mr James Wangh of Meynell House Exiling Newmarket who died at the age of 74 left an estate of the gross value of 00000 Mr Matthew Dawson of Waterloo Lodge Newmarket who died at the age of 7S left an estate of the gross value of o00 Mason is far and away the most successful cross ¬ country rider in Great Britain J OBrien now in America has had a poor season The ten leading crosscountry riders and their performances from January 1 to May 10 are given in table below belowJockeys Jockeys Mts Won Lost LostF F Mason 172 12 i0 i0P P Cowley 17I5 7 1 A Newey US o 90 90W W Payne 7 21 rS rSG G noswcll 72 20 52 52J J OBrkn 10K 20 SC SCS S Menzies 4 17 2 2I I Anthony r 8 17 41 41Mr Mr P Whitakcr 00 1C II IIJ J Hare 05 10 1

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