Chief Race Of The World: Epsom Derby Run Before a Vast and Brilliant Gathering.; Grand Parade Wins, with Buchan Second and Paper Money Third--the Panther Badly Beaten., Daily Racing Form, 1919-06-05


view raw text

CHIEF RACE OF THE WORLD Epsom Derby Run Before a Vast and Brilliant Gathering Grand Parade Wins with Buchan BuchanSecond Second and Paper Money Third The Panther Badly Beaten LONDON England June 4 Grand Parade a black colt by Orby Grand Geraldine owned by I rd Glanely William James Tatem of Cardiff Wales won the Derby at Epsom Downs today Hie first renewal since the war of the famous classic Major Waldorf Asters Bnclian was sec ¬ ond and Sir Walter Gilbeys Paper Money was third Just before noon rain began to fall wbicb was favorable to the course which had been hard us a result of the long dry spell Also it laid the dust on the crowded roads leading to Epsom The spectacle at the race course lacked nothing of the prowar color and bad a strong tinge of khaki King George Queen Mary with the Prince of Wales and Princess Mary drove from the station in landaus All the familiar figures from the Karl of Lonsdale th dean of English sportsmen to bookmakers from all parts of the kingdom were present The stakes were guaranteed at 0500 sovereigns and was for entire colts and fillies three years old Tbere were i19 entries of which sixtynine declared forfeit at 25 March 20 1918 originally for this years race It had thirteen starters of which the favorite The Panther fin ¬ ished eighth Time 235 The condititmsof the great race and lts snra iary are The Derby Stukes of 32500 250 each half for ¬ feit or only 25 if declared by March 26 1918 for colts and fillies foaled in 1915 Colts to carry 120 pounds fillies 121 pounds nominator of the winner to receive 2500 2001 to second and 1000 to third About one and onehalf miles one and onehalf miles and twentynine yards There were 219 original entries sixtynine 25 declara ¬ tions tionsLord Lord Glanelys blk o Grand Parade by Orby Grand Geraldine 120 1 Major W W Asters b e Ruchan by Sunstar Ilamoaze 120 2 2Sir Sir Walter Gilbeys br c Paper Money by Green ¬ back Epping Rose 120 3 Time 235 235The The other starters were wereThe The ZiaGolden Panther br c by Tracery Countess Zia Golden LegendRoamer Orb ch f by Marcovil Golden Legend Roamer eh c by Predicateur Cross as Two Sticks SticksGrand Grand Almoner br c by Royal Realm Burnt Almond CanidiaTangiers All Alone b c by Royal Realm Canidia Tangiers b c by Cylgad Orange Girl GirlWellington WethersWellSir Wellington b c by Cylgad WethersWell Sir Douglas b c by S ted fast Mil le Kleurs KleursWhite White Heat 1 c by White Eagle Crucible CrucibleMakepeace Makepeace b c by Chaucer Glorvina GlorvinaAll All the starters were colts and each carried 120 pounds poundsThere There was wild enthusiasm at the track when King Georges horse Viceroy won the second race on the days program the Stewards Handicap It was the first race the king had won since resuming racing after the signing of the armistice When armisticeWhen Richard Croker came over from Ireland aild won the Derby of 1907 with his halfAmerican colt Orby it was really quite a shocking occurrence to the great mass of English turfmen the majority of whom had confidently expected Slieve Gallion to win Orbys victory was not received Avitb the cus ¬ tomary applause but the exTammany chieftain wore the honors of the occasion modestly and the sectional chagrin evoked by the result soon wore away In time it came to be recognized that Orby was one of the good Derby winners and the racing of his progeny Diadumenos and Diadem in particular have brought him recognition as one of the foremost sires of Great Britain Now the crowning glory of having sired an Epsom Derby winner twelve years after he himself won the greatest of races enhances his resectGrand standing in that resect Grand Parade was a good twoyearold last year being only beaten in one of his six races At Newmarket he won the Kitzwilliam Stakes and the Soltykoof Stakes then was taken to Ireland where at tlm Curragh meeting lie won in succession the Fifth Curragh Biennial Stakes Anglesey Stakes and tin Grand National Product Stakes all of high im ¬ portance in Irish racing His last race was for the Moulton Stakes at the Newmarket Houghton meet ¬ ing in which he was beaten by Glanmerin aJid Knight of the Air but carried 127 pounds to 112 in the winner and 322 on Knight of the Air The pedigree of this now equine celebrity is OrJ f Ormonde J 15plul Or J Lily Ag Angelica AgAngelica g ida f Hanover Margarine 1 f St Simon JGalopiu Galopiu a 1 His I St Anp Angela g I mond j LAbbesse de Tri Trippist j Jouarre Fest Kestlvw KestlvwI ive I PMI rFriarsi Hennit ll Hennitll Mar 1 Halsam HenuitFlower Flower of Deser 2 nier Mare by j Mother Galopin ft11 Superior

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1919060501_1_2
Library of Congress Record: