George Smith The Star Of John Sanfords Stable This Year And His Principal Money Winner, Daily Racing Form, 1918-12-13


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GEORGE SMITH THE STAR OF JOHN SANFORDS STABLE THIS YEAR AND HIS PRIN ¬ CIPAL MONEY WINNER Living up to family traditions John Sanford of Amsterdam N Y has long been a figure of note in racing here and abroad A man of great wealth and of pood judgment in racing affairs he has bought thoroughbreds in the United States and England regardless of prices yet except in the case of George Smith without any adequate return for his prodigal outlay He gave 25000 for George Smith and when that beautiful horse won the Kentucky Derby of 191U for him felt entirely recompensed As a fouryearold George Smith was more or less ailing and did little in racing but this year he was the mainstav of the stable and in the front rank of our best handicap horses His victory in the mile and a half Bowie Handicap under 130 pounds was a performance of exceeding merit His twoyearolds Ute Alphee Tusealoosa and Ytirncari raced well but not well enough to carry off any of the major prizes for horses of their age His flue English filly Madame Curie Avon each of her three races but Tippity Witchet a star in 1917 was an outstanding failure The record of t year is is1st Horse Col and Sex A Pedigree 1st 2d 3d George Smith blk h 5 By Out of Reach Coiisuelo II 4 2 2 rte b c 2 By Ogden Onaga 2 1 2 Tuscaloosa b f 2 By Chuctanunda Sadaquada 2 1 2 Alpliee b f 2 By Sardanapale Noreen Agnes 2 1 1 Madame Curie CurieYurncari b f 4 By Radium Currajong 3 0 0 Yurncari b c 2 By Rockton Kennyetto 2 1 3 Tippity Witchet WitchetValerius b g 3 By Broomstick Lady Frivoles Frivolesb 1 0 2 Valerius b c 3 By Tracery Louli 1 1 0 Tuvenescence b f 2 By Junior Scammony 1 1 1 Crystal Ford ch c 2 By Clifford Glimmerglass 1 1 0 Achilles b c 4 By Star Shoot Veil 1 0 1 Gath b g 2 By Tracery Philistia 1 0 1 Marchcsa II ch f 2 By Rabelais La Tosca II GroundSwell ch f 2 By Whisk Broom II Rockwatt RockwattGcx Gcx ch g 5 By Bachelors Button Genny Stitch in Time b f 3 By Dalhousie Pins and Needles NeedlesDahinda Dahinda b f 2 By Rockton Oriska Chateaubriand Ib f 2 By Combourg Laelia I IHeather Heather Belle b f 3 By Macdonald II La Tosca II IICola Cola b f 3 By Combourg Laelia La Belle Helene ch f 2 Br Sardanapale Cape Wrath 21 12 21 37947

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