Foreign-Bred Winners in England: Expert Says American Horses Have Done Remarkably Well with Twenty-Seven Races, Daily Racing Form, 1915-11-29


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FOREIGN-BRED WINNERS IN ENGLAND. Expert Says American Horses Have Dene Remarkably Well with Twenty-Seven Races. When things were in a bad way in the United bales niauv of the leading breeders there sent ii.indreds of yearlings over here to he sold for what trv would fetch, the consequence being that for .veiHl vears we have had quite a n umber ot loertean-lired horses running in this country, apart imported on behalf of Messrs. HP. :•• those m W rnev A. Belmont. L. Winaiis. and . other interested in upholding the prestige of gentlemen tnil.i. on the other side of the Atlantic. Inddtion to American horses we have had this Jt felrt a number of Belgians, as well as several .r horses, and the wonder is that the Frem-h r welcome visitors has not l een toll taken by our ■ renter than It really is. however, it must be admitted with, tl IT To r££s begin bred in the Inited States uf America IS lT„T remarkablv well under all the oireum-Lt™ arngst them they have accounted for «"tv ~ as rs during the gnarly restricted tunitysceii seven unnecessarily early close at I? lEJS Newmarkei rkVt ah- VHogeOier twenty animals played — u """J".,. Sovereigns, and thus it could 7 4S3 amounted to ••*«•» j5" «" " . ., -..iie-horse show that it was a one iior*e snow not not l e lie aw»r.,r isserted friends themselves have it. lth-"V"r-£E. [The th list of the American-bred win-out question * mr, .was Mr. August Bel- rSt-rSs B**r I,K,k-a — °r Uo,k BUM and £*»£•• „T nnlshlns unplaced to Let a,lf*riL «t,Tl Rodferu for the New Stakes at r, and Fly. Roseland Rrer Meetin c at New- ££**♦ atDhl form was confirmed by Let Fly giv-•M.,er ■ suke Belmont s. colt only ran «M ! sa Ec£u"rpounr- sandz Danger Rock to nd "£*£„ in no uncertain style V» ih T««Hn« Plata, which he won by tour 1 and a half i? ?l%*andt£i»n hod the -on o* Next we semi-classic content t in the Ms-— luuf *• £■; "" rttiTtnt Mhh t spoiled iuterest iu the great tpsoiu eeut. Ivi • ■ ! this. Tournament, which hud run second to Iom-niern for the Two Thousand Guineas, was naturally made favorite, with Danger Rock and I.ot. Fly fighting ■ close battle for second honors in the market. Fly. as everyone knows, practically gave away his chance by swerving at the start, but in the end was only beaten three-quarters of a length by Mr. Belmonts colt, which, lucky though he was to win, credited his owner with the fine stake of 2.5 0 s-overeigns. Afterwards Danger Rock was put in his proper place when it HUM to competing for the New Derby, but it was. nevertheless, a sad termination t-i his active career when he broke down in the Zetland Plate at the Second July uiceliug. For this he was favorite at evens, with Suntire at 6 to 0 against; but a long way from home he was soon to he in trouble, and stopping short of the judges box he had to lie taken away in an ambulance. Danger Rock was never a particular favorite of mine, but that he was a useful colt was beyond question, and he was only one of several victims of the hard going which prevailed at the turf headquarters this year, when racing was not permitted elsewhere. To return to the subject of American-bred winners of the season, I may as well give their names. The speedy colt. Vanitie, carried off the Grove Welter Handicap at Alexandra Park, the Chesterfield Handicap and the Chesterfield Course Stakes at Newmarket, and others, such as Wamba, Fairlight. Cataract. Saudmole and Gum Shoe won two races each. Ocydrome. Speedyfoot. Mix l"p. Hearts, Luxor. Madame Louise. Black Walnut. Tinkleltell. Oversight, Race Rock. Medley and Watergrnel are the other American-bred animals which Lave figured successfully during the season of IMS. Nine Beb?iao-bred horses, of which Prevoyant. so well known in this country, accounted for three races worth 578 sovereigns, were returned winners at some time or another during the campaign so re-centlv -nded. Roi de Coeur. Wallon, Baccara. Fakir HI.. Mofat. Memorial, Kim III. and Fatal were the others representing our gallant ally, while, if lie failed subsequently. Hey-diddle-diddle was good enough at the beginning of the season to run Frustration closely for the Queens Prize at Kemp-ton Park. Only five French-bred horses were suceijssful in England this year, but oue of these, Khedive III., is entitled to ihe greatest credit as a game and most lettable performer. After accounting for tile Newmarket Handicap, Duke of Cambridge Handicap and other races, be finished third for the Cambridgeshire and divided the Final Plate with I.ord Derbys sinyrt filly Hasta. I-e Coma ire, which ran well in the French Derby last year, won easily at his first appearance at Newmarket, but did nothing afterwards, and be, like lib compatriots. Le Melior. Jameson and Lclio V., was only successful on one occasion. It is perhaps a pity to have to mention a German-bred horse in this connection, hut Engel-lxTt. which figures as the winner of a liuiidred-pound event at the First October meeting, claims the enemy country as tbe land of his birth. — "Augur," in Snorting Life.

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