How The Seer Gave The Peer A Tip: Consulted Crystal Gazer, and as Glass Broke with a Crack He Found Name of Winner., Daily Racing Form, 1918-09-05


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HOW THE SEER GAVE THE PEER A TIP TIPConsulted Consulted Crystal Gazer and as Glass Broke with a Crack Ho Found Name of Winner WinnerCecil Cecil Raleigh English journalist and playwright in his turf reminiscences tells this story storyThe The weirdest oracle on record spoke when Carac tacus was an unknown outsider for the Derby that he won A wellknown racing peer who dabbled a little in the occult made up his mind to consult a crystal gazer with a view to discovering the horse to win the Derby The seance was properly mysterious a beautiful maiden was tinown into a trance and a crystal was placed in her hands At first she saw nothing but at last a vision began to materi ¬ alize alizeI I see a large crowd she said people moving Now they separate some going one way some an ¬ other There is a stretch of green between them themClearing Clearing the course muttered the nobleman noblemanThey They are quiet said the Sybil now they all move suddenly looking one way wayTheyre Theyre off said he heA A number of horses come in sight sightTattenham Tattenham Corner CornerPeople People wave their arms the horses are galloping swiftly they come nearer and nearer The riders wear colored packets What color what is in front frontI I can see a red blue and white purple yellow they are nearer still much nearer But the colors colorsThey They are quite close they are near to a tall white post one horse is in front What is It ItAt At this particular moment the crystal split and shivered with a resounding crack crackCaractacus Caractacus exclaimed the nobleman noblemanPeople People thought him mad but he followed the tip and Avon quite a large sum of money

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