The Worlds Greatest Race at Hand, Daily Racing Form, 1914-05-26


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TH.E WORLDS GREATEST RACE AT HAND. The Fpsom Derby will be run Wednesday after noon. The scratching of The Tetrarch deprived th«-great rae » of a measure of its interest, but insures nioi. -1. liters than Would have contested it had he been sent to the post. His withdrawal served to make Keiiuymore a firm favorite. At latest advice he was at 2 to 1 in the betting. However, the running of the Newmarket Stakes. May 13, led to the conclusion that King Ceorges colt. Brake-apear, K rested with better than an outside chance for carrying off the "Blue Kiband of the Turf." In the Two Thousand Ciiiueas Kennymore only defeated Ooteyra by the narrowest of margins in a desperately -contested finish. On the date named Corcyra won the Newmarket Stakes at a mile and a quarter. He was the favorite at 1 to 4 and Brakespear was at 20 to 1, but Corcyra only ite rented him by a few laches, the mile and a quarter being run in 2:01% and each colt carrying 138 pounds. Brakespear is a coll of uncertain temper, but. If in the mood to do his best, may give King Ueorge the same triumph with which iu 1908 Minora delighted his father.

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