Sarchedon Tried at Hurdle Racing, Daily Racing Form, 1921-02-19


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r j I I I : . - f a ii - I - i t I e I 11 I - ii I e t SARCHEDON TRIED AT HURDLE RACING a iSarche-elon. the nur.t notorious three -year-old in II l.nglaiul last year, made- his debut in a hurdle race e at Uatarlek on January 27. In 1920 sevi-ral at-| - tempts were made to purchase the son of The e Tetrare-h with a view of xeadtag him to the stud. I. The price mioted. 3123,833, was prohibitive in view m of the colts tarnished reputation. An Irish symli- - cate. in which Lady Creeuall was interested, also " tailed tee ee.nn- to tc-rins. while an offer of 3,000 10 for the colt from New Zealand was elecline-il. In ■ December last it was reported that IH,0K woulel 11 buy Sarchedon privately. He was withelrawn from 11 tin- Newmarket sales, as Sir James Kuchunan made * up his mind te keep the- gray colt in training an- 1 other year te give him a chance of reformation. 1. Meanwhile it was decided to school him over .r hurdles, a course- which has irce|ticnt ly preeed benefie-ial to animals which had aecpiireil a distaste ,. for flat racing. His first effort at the jumps was 11 it impressive. He took the- first hurdles in pronii-- ,. ing style, but later jumpeil atrociously and cut up p badly. He will Im- given a thorough trial, ami if lf it is apparent that he is likely to prove- an la different success at the hurdling sport, he will be " qalckly retaraed ta Newmarket. e

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