Fillies In The September Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1918-09-05


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FILLIES IN THE SEPTEMBER STAKES It is on the cards that Major Astors good colt Blink which ran second to his stable companion Gainsborough for the Derby may not oppose Lady James Douglas champion in the September Stakes Blink has two engagements in the first October week the Jockey Club Stakes 5000 sovereigns and the Newmarket St Leger 550 sovereigns Gainsborough is likewise in both races and thanks to the conditions as I read them he has only a ninepound penalty in the more valuable race and has to give Blink only three pounds whereas in the Newmarket St Leger the latter will be in receipt of nine pounds from the son of Bayardo Roscdrop Even should Blink not run for the Sep ¬ tember Stakes the Manton Stable has other strings to its bow in addition to Gainsborough these in ¬ cluding Air Raid Prince Chimay Bapaume Deep Sea Thermogene Plaxtol and the three fillies My Dear Queens Square and Damask My Dears last performance was her best for she gave fourteen pounds and a hollow beating to Freesia over a ynile Queens Square too is smart but on the book is more than a stone the inferior of Prince Chimay Next month is the mares month how ¬ ever and with Ferry and Zinovia in the September Stakes in addition to Mr Coxs two fillies it is worth noting that the last victory of a filly in either the St Leger or its wartime substitute was fourteen years ago by aid of Pretty Polly It is almost time that another filly recalled the suc ¬ cesses of Pretty Polly Sceptre Throstle La Floche Memoir Seabreeze Dutch Oven and Jannette not to go back to more remote heroines of the Don caster classic London Sportsman

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