Qualifications For A Starter., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-22


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QUALIFICATIONS FOR A STARTER STARTEROpinions Opinions differ as to the class of man likely to make a good starter but it is interesting to note that one prominent English writer reckons that a cavalry sergeant accustomed to lick into shape a lot of recruits and more imporlant still a lot of raw horses every year would fill such a position satisfactorily It does not follow however that such would be the case as drilling recruits and raw horses Is a very different tiling to dealing with alert jockeys and spirited thoroughbreds The cavalry sergeant might be Just a trille too slow thinking for the latter class of work no matter how lie might shine in his own line You cannot look to any par ¬ ticular class and say that you are bound to get a good starler from It Trials of exjockeys and trainers have demonstrated that while on the other hand men who hud no close association with horses have met with more than average success as starters Sydney Referee

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