Two Crack French Two-Year-Olds, Daily Racing Form, 1913-11-13


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TWO CRACK FRENCH TWO-YEAR-OLDS. Gatherings on the fiat are now relegated to the "suburbans," but the question has yet to be decided as to the best of the youngsters who have made their lirst essay In public this year. Two of them have attracted public attention, Le Grand Pressigny aud Oreste II. The former was considered the crack of the season until the sensational victory of the latter constituted a danger for the laurels with which the son of Saint Bris has been crowned. The desire expressed for a second meeting between the two lias not been gratified, though had it taken place according to the engagements made In their respective names Le Grand Pressigny would have had to give his rival eight pounds. Both have been temporarily withdrawn from active life, and will remain under the care of their respective trainers in preparation for their classic engagements of the eomiiig vear. Good judges profess a preference for Le Grand Pressigny, which is built on grand lines. Those who looked him over were of opinion when he made his first appearance in public that he was one of thos6 massive, overgrown colts, destined either to make a name for himself on the turf or finish in the shafts of a doctors brougham. He lias improved wonderfully since then. He has let down and developed muscle. His Hues have become harmonious, and no doubt when ho is sent out again in public as a three-year-old he will justify the confidence reposed in him by owner and trainer. Paris Letter to London Sportsman.

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