"Down On The Farm" For Bernays, Daily Racing Form, 1918-08-30


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DOWN ON THE FARM FOR BERNAYS BERNAYSSuch Such is the life of horse that ran third to The Picket in the American Derby of 1003 now IS years old for a long time eked out an existence by pulling a cream wagon on the farm of N B Davis at Milan Ind Bernays came near to winning a Derby In that memor ¬ able year nineteen horses went to the post in the Derby with John A Drakes entry Savable and High Chancellor ruling as favorites Judge Himes The Picket and Bernays were second choices all closing in the betting at S to 1 Tommy Knight was astride Bernays and the horse got away nineteenth in u fidd of nineteen At the quarter he moved up to fourteenth It was hard work for Knight to t around that band of good horses but he gradually worked himself to seventh position in the stretch about eight lengths behind The Picket which was leading At the finish The Picket was first by six lengths Claude was second a head in front of Bernays which would have won second money in one more stride Rome Respess al ways claimed that Bernays would have been an easy winner had lie got an even start Bernays was a hctnut colt by Wadsworth raced m Uesptss colors Several years later he was found unfit for the stud and was put to work drawing a cream wagon

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