Salvators Grave At Elmendorf., Daily Racing Form, 1910-02-13


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SALVATORS GRAVE AT ELMENDORF New York February 12 Salvator and Firenze arc J two horses that brought lasting fame in turf affairs j to J It Haggin Matt Byrnes who trained bota i Salvator and Firenzo for Mr Haggin has repeatedly said that lie did not know which was the better the mare or the horse horseWhile While I dont know just which one was better he said a few days ago I know which was the B faster Tin morning before Salvator ran his match i raws with Tenny 1 sent him along for a fast fur ¬ long and I had the mare out at the same time Flrcnze went her furlong in 11 14 seconds and 1 Salvator his in 10 It is small wonder that such i a horse ran a mile at Monmouth Park in 1S9O in i 135 1 Since that memorable performance of f Salvator much has been learned in the construction t of tracks and many who remember the mark which i lie set and which still stands have insisted that t over such going as that at Belmont Park IKS could I have still further cut his marvelous performance At performanceAt Elmemlorf today there stands a shaft inscribed 1 Salvator It Is over the grave of the great t thoroughbred that died last year At his death Air Haggin had a coffin constructed for the remains and 1 his last resting place is not in some corner of the big farm but on the lawn and close to the beautiful 1 mansion There have been horse graves before and 1 shafts have been erected to great thoroughbreds but t mivcr was the burial of a horse conducted with mor H s INIIIIP and solemnity than that of the great Salvator lames K Keciif has the grave of Domino marktMl 1 wltli a stone and the last resting places of both Ii Ten liroevk and Longfellow are marked

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