Race Of Races To Be Run Today., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-04


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RACE OF RACES TO BE RUN TODAY The Epsom Derby incomparably the chief race of the world for threeyearolds will be run at Epsom today in the presence of an assemblage of people too vast to be more than vaguely estimated Un ¬ less A Belmonts Vulcain arrives from France or some other owner changes his mind at the last moment no Americanbred candidate will start Tutil a short time back Vulcain was deemed a sure starter and had Ixen considerably backed But he was beaten by Ecouen and Blarney in the Prix Daru at Paris May 22 and this probably accounts for his being an absentee Had Flint Rock trained on In good health he would probably have been one of the favorites but unluckily he became atllicted with rheumatism Mr Whitneys Ilarmouicon has not done well so far this year and so far one reason and another it is said in an Associated Press dispatch that then will be no American starter starterAs As has been tlie custom in recent years the crack American jockeys riding in England and France will figure extensively in tlie race The favorite Craganour will be ridden by J Reilf Milton Ilenrv will ride the French colt Nimbus and I Maher will ride the filly Prne for bis contract employer Lord Rosebery Frank ONeill was to have ridden Ixiuvois but at the last moment W Saxby has been given the mount Frank Wootton will ride Shogun which was second choice in tlie betting yesterday the cabled quotations being 2 4l against Craganour 4V1 against Shogun 71 against Louvois 01 against Nimbus 1007 against Day Comet and 100 5 against Prue and Great Sport Eighteen are expected to start including King Georges Aniner AninerIncident Incident to the times in England the Epsom race course and the stands have been under iiolice su ¬ pervision for some days to prevent outrages by the militant suffragettes

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