King George in Good Luck: Takes Two Races at Newbury with His Colts Weathervane and John Green, Daily Racing Form, 1922-04-01


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KING GEORGE IN GOOD LUCK , Takes Two Races at Newbury with His Colts Weathervane and John Green. LONDON. Knglund. XIarch 31.— The ill link, which ha followed the horses of King George V. for several sea-oiis. disappeared today when his colors were carried to victory in two races at Newbuty. In the Greenham Stakes. Weathei vane. b. c. 3, by I.emberg- Vain Ail. by Ayrshire, ridden by H. Jon -s. won bj a head in a field of tweniy. l*eigh-ton Tor was second and Poisoned Arrow third. Weailiervune is a fine colt and will represent King George V. in the Kpsom Derhy. He was favorite in the betting today. In ihe Ckcvetj Handicap King George X.s John irceii. ch. c. 4, by Oieenbaek Seraphine. by Cyl-lene. won by a neck in a field of sixteen. The win nci. which was ridden b Douogluie. was second lavori,e. Despite the cold weather, with driving sleet falling, a huge crowd assembled and there was in lense enthusiasm when the royal colors were seen in treat. The track was extteniely heavy, hut large fields started ami ret leg was keen and healthful. The veteran trainer Richard Hank beamed, with pieasuie as the two royal representatives, which he saddled, raced to victory. * ♦

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