Exceptional Yearlings This Year: At Least Horsemen Seem to Think They Have All Stars for Next Years Racing., Daily Racing Form, 1919-08-20


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EXCEPTIONAL YEARLINGS THIS YEAR At Least Horsemen Seem to Think They Havo All Stars for Next Tears Racing1 BY T K LYNCH LYNCHSARATOGA SARATOGA SPRINGS N Y August 19 Judg ¬ ing from the challenges and counter challenges that are passing among the horsemen it looks as if a majority of them are well pleased with the yearlings they cither purchased at the recent sales or bred at their own places In discussing the relative merits or rather the prospects of the youngsters yesterday Harry Rites who trains rather an ex ¬ tensive establishment for the Maryland sportsman J E Griffith said I am particularly well pleased with a couple of yearlings which I secured at the sales for Mr Griffith and would like enter ¬ ing i sporting proposition with some of the other horsemen It is for ten of us or for that matter as many as wish to come in to iiost 50 each and name two youngsters to meet in a special race at Pimlico next spring We could have the conditions made so that we would have to name the starter ten days before the running of the race Of course it would not be the sporting thing to do to wait until the youngsters were tried out before naming them and for this reason I think it would be best for say about ten of us to get together within the next day or two and post our subscriptions with the breeding of the yearlings we wished to enter enterWilliam William Garth trainer for Ral Parr and A G Weston who handles Thomas Clydes racers were in the party and both expressed a willingness to nomi ¬ nate a couple in the race There is no question but what there are seven others who would be more than anxious to enjcr the scheme and it looks like a foregone conclusion that the race is sure to be a go goIt It would be a strong attraction for the Pimlico spring meeting and the Maryland Jockey Club would no doubt be more than willing to subscribe its share in adding a liberal sum to the race Mr AVcston said that he had in his stable a colt by Dalhousie that would measure up with any of the youngsters disposed of here this summer both in looks and conformation and Garth said that he had two or three that he considered the equal of anyones yearlings Garth also said that his offer to match one of the Tlieo Cook youngsters against any named yearling for 10000 a side still held good but that the offer would not be open indefi ¬ nitely as none of his yearlings had been tried out and he wished to take an even break with the others in that respect respectGARTHS GARTHS ENGLISHBRED YOUNGSTERS YOUNGSTERSGarth Garth by the way has seven Tlico Cook year ¬ lings at his place in Charlottesville Virginia He also has five by the English stallion Berrildon by Berril a horse that E Burke brought over to this country from England a few years back Ber ¬ rildon will best be remembered because he numbered among his victories the Lincolnshire Handicap the year that Wrack which is also standing in this country finished sixth in the event eventGarth Garth is quite busy these days whipping into con ¬ dition his candidates for the Harbor Hill Steeple ¬ chase He Jias three promising prospects in the three three year olds Esquimau Midas and Donardo The last two are foreignbred colts by Macdonald II He purchased this pair from the Kentucky Stable a short time back and they are taking to fencing like a duck to water waterLarry Larry Watterbury who is gathering a stable of good racers added Sundial II to his string by private purchase He secured the horse from J E Widencr WidencrTrainer Trainer Winfrey of The Beach Stable has decided to make no further effort to get Sunny Slope to the post this year and the horse will be shipped to Kentucky and turned out at the Himyar Farm until next spring Sunny Slopes trouble is said to be in his feet and it is hoped that he will round to form formErnest Ernest Heidler who took over the steeplechaser Gold Bond a short time back reports that this good jumper is rounding to form after having had a blister applied to one of his ankles He has received an addition to his string in J E Davis Northwqod which was turned over to him yester ¬ day Among the Canadians who arrived yesterday was Dr Hanley He reports that his three mares Euterpe Medea and Otero are now quartered at his place near Kingston Euterpe is in foal to Merid ¬ ian Medea to Amner a horse that King George sent to Canada while Qtero is in foal to tho Flying Fox stallion Malamont The produce will be eligible for the Kings Plate one of the big fixtures of the Canadian turf turfHarry Harry Shannon was an arrival He came from Chicago where he spent several weeks since the close of the Kentucky racing season His horses have been shipped to Havre de Grace

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