Brancas Racing Days Probably Over., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-01


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BRANCAS RACING DAYS PROBABLY OVER The chances are that old Brancas will not race again In his last race the old Knight of Ellerslie gelding bowed a tendon The old horse broke down halfway up the backstretch when he was galloping easily and seemed to have better than merely a chance to win Trainer Blute does not believe that Brancas will train again and he will advise Mr Gerst to retire him himBrancas Brancas is seven years old and he has been lame 6efore It is Idle to attempt to race such cripples Brancas is the last of the Knight of Ellerslies The Kolas stallion who sent Henry of Navarre to the races did not get many firstclass racers but anything by him that could run at all could stay One mile and a half was Brancas best distnnce and he was generally a good horse in the rail ihree years ago he was a fair handicap horse but that was before he took his first lame step stepsix six s irseCa0srfonowI8erf0rmaDCeS and earnDKS ln Brancas 1901 ch R by Xnfehi of Eller lie Bracket Bracketinn inn AR S lst 2d Sd Unt Won 10 S 1 2 5 2800 jS2i 2800jS2i i5 22 6 8 C 2 COSO Jfe COSOJfe 4 15 G 2 3 4 527 Totals C St 20 1G

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