Borrow And His Dam Forget, Daily Racing Form, 1910-11-24


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BORROW AND HIS DAM FORGET American pride is well fed by the fact that the leading money winner of the twoyearolds raced in England this year was bred in tills country Borrow may not l e the best twoyearold in England probably is not but at any rate he is one of the four or five best and distinctly a credit to his splendid sire Ham ¬ burg Borrow was taken to England as a yearling and made his debut in racing at the Newmarket First Spring meeting April 28 in the Newmarket Two YearOld Plate and finished fifth to Feramorz Liudoiya Ccivasback and Khcrbnru Hhr next start was in the Woodcote Stakes at Epsom May 81 He was the favorite at 4 to 1 but ran unplaced the race falling to Seaforth with Persephone second and Garraveen third His next essay was at Gatwlck Juue 11 when he won the Crabbet Plate at five furlongs In a canter beating eleven competitors of which St Amaranthe was second and LanceaMort third Next he won the valuable Windsor Castle Stakes at Ascot June 11 defeating the fast filly Mary Carmichael by a head witli the Ayrshire Chelys colt third and ten others unplaced In both of these races he was the ruorlte Then in the Exeter Stakes at Newmarket June 30 he ran unplaced to Sunstar Cauvasback and St Girons getting off poorly For this he made amends at Sandown Park July 15 by winning the Great Kingston Plate from Braxted Queen Tli and eight others He was at 10 to 1 and carrying 126 pounds won by a bead from Braxted carrying 119 119Borrows Borrows next race was at Goodwood July 2 Here he ran second to Beaurepaire iu the Molecomb Stakes at threequarters of a mile and the critics at once said that he could not stay over a greater distance than five furlongs He carried 12S pounds to 124 on Beaurepaire and was beaten a length and a half with Sporty third and four more unplaced Then he won four races in succession and finally brought confusion to those who said he was a nonstayer At Derby September 1 he won the Harrington Plate at live furlongs from Gallego the Desmond Cocking Bell colt and three others giving them from nine to fourteen iwunds At Newmarket September 28 ho ran a dead heat with Sunstar for the Hopeful Stakes iKcause he stumbled when fifty yards from th finish Porphyrlo was third and three others ran unplaced October 11 he defeated Invicta Langton and Night Rider for the Clearwell Stakes at Newmarket and three days later at the same great track effected the crowning achievement of his career when he defeated Pivtri Seaforth King William and Sandal at threequarters of a mile In the Middle Park Plate Englands most famous but not its most valuable race for twoyearolds Coming from behind he outstayed the cracks Pietri and Seaforth in the most resolute fashion imaginable and proved conclusively that he could stay as well as run exceedingly fast His last race of the year was in the Criterion Stakes at the New ¬ market Houghton meeting and in this he was beaten threequarters of a length by Mr Beliuonts fine fillv Sandwich carrying 128 iwunds to her 120 Prince San was the favorite and finished third Borrows per ¬ formances and pedigree are as follows llmdoo j Virgil 1 1 Hymenia Vandal I Florence 5 Lexington f Hanover Weatherwitch f Bon Scotland J8 ° Bourbon Belle J Queen Mary J Ella D Vandal Hamburg Falcon rFellowcruft Australian AustralianJ J KinAustrallaiuJ KinAustrallaiu 3fe 3feo o J Aerolite 1 Florine j Leamington f Enquirer j uia Mannie Grey i War Dance fr jLizzyG v Leconipte mare t Fit Gladiator MortmerT Coujpeigne Maid of Hart Secondllaud j Gaiety nif Touchstone Cast Steel jThe ThelliUsed Forestcr J 1 Wr wo woI woodbine olhinr Censor or Ktucky Kl des Champs ChampsEclipse I Forever Eclipse Ala Alarm I Maud 1 Lad LadyScarborough Borrows dam Forget is a remarkable broodmare and in her days of activity on the track was a capi ¬ tal racer both on the fiat aud over jumps On the flat she started in fiftysix races of which she won fif ¬ teen was second in seven third in five and unplaced in twentynine At jumping principally la hurdle races she started thirtyseven times won eighteen races was second in fortyone third in six and nn ilaced iu nine When a twoyearold she attracted much attention by running a mile in 140 at St Louis a great tiling indeed for a twoyearold in 1805 As a hurdle racer she was unexcelled a great weight carrier sure jumper and very game and speedy As a broodmare she Is the star matron of Mr Whitneys Brookdale Stnd all of her produce having been good racers and winners To add to her value all of her produce have been colts and her record as a broodmare is as follows 3901 B c Hylas by Meddler 1902 B c Dreamer by Hamburg 1903 Barren 1904 B c DInna Ken by Yankee v v 1905 B c Delirium by Sandringham t 1900 Barren 1907 B c Oversight by Ballyhoo Bey 1908 B c Borrow by Hamburg HamburgOf Of these Hylas was one of our greatest steeplechasers Dreamer an excellent race horse ever since 1904 and still a speedy old horse Dinua Ken a winner of great Stakes in this country Delirium a winner In this country and in Kngland Oversight a winner in Kngland last year and this year Borrows brilliant career has been narrated Unluckily all of her sons except Oversight were gelded

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