Famed Whitney Colors In Todays Preakness: Father of C. V. Won Historic Maryland Fixture Four Times, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-15


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Famed Whitney Colors In Todays Preakness PreaknessFather Father of 7C V Won Historic Maryland Fixture Four Times TimesPIMLICO PIMLICO Baltimore Md May 14 Col Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney whose Vul ¬ cans Forge will carry his famed Eton blue and brown cap in tomorrows Preakness is carrying on a notable family tradition for his father the late Harry Payne Whitney won this historic Maryland stake no less than four times timesThis This is just one under the record of the race five held by G L Lorillard who won five runnings in a row with Duke of Ma ¬ genta in 1878 Harold in 1879 Grenada in 1880 Saunterer in 1881 and Vanguard in 1882 1882The The Harry Payne Whitney winners were Royal Tourist in 1908 Broomspun in 1921 Bostonian in 1927 and Victorian in 1928 1928The The Whitney silks have played an im ¬ portant role in the running of many major American stakes events but the silks have been a dominant factor in the Preakness Andrew Joyner saddled Royal Tourist James Rowe Sr Broomspun Freddie Hopkins Bostonian and James Rowe Jr Victorian VictorianThe The Lorillard winners were all saddled by R W Walden who also saddled Tom Ochiltree for J Chamberlain in 1875 Re ¬ fund in his own interest in 1888 thus giv ¬ ing him a total of seven Preakness winners Sylvester Veitch is saddling Vulcans Forge and is aiding in carrying on the family tradition in this second leg of the Amer ¬ ican Triple Crown

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