untitled, Daily Racing Form, 1901-05-23


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The Melbourne Stud leads all breeding estab ¬ lishments in this country in producing annually strictly high type firstclass race horses as evi ¬ denced by the fact that Handspring the cham ¬ pion 3yearold of his year was the first foal dropped at Melbourne as well as Prince of Melbourne acknowledged champion 3yearold and Beau Gallant king of the 2yearolds both of 1900 1900The The Melbourne Stud has probably bred to more stallions owned by other breeders in the last five or six years than all the large breeders in Kentucky combined and last year in addi ¬ tion to breeding its matrons now comprising seventyfive beautifully bred young mares sired by the remarkable number of fifty leading sires to the Melbourne stallions Prince of Monaco Jim Gore and Rainbow they were bred to the following firstclass sires Salvator imp Order Requital Blazes Tammany Onon imp Wagner Wadsworth Belvidere imp De Benavoir and Ornament OrnamentAnnual Annual yearling sale at public auction hold in Npw York June 1901 1901It It is the firm belief of Mr Barnes that strictly highclass raco horses cannot be bred as suc ¬ cessfully when banded together in large num ¬ bers on one placo as if separated and it has been his policy for years to have his horses kept on different farms and at the present time his matrons are located on no less than six different places and the yearlings on three different places all near Melbourno on differ ¬ ent farms miles apart Mr Barnes claims that for years Melbourne has bean kept the cleanest and therefore the healthiest large thorough bred KentuckyThe farm in Kentucky The Melbourne Stud comprising over 300 acres of as fine bluegrass land as there is in Kentucky is located one mile from Lexington one mile and onehalf from Nursery two miles from McGrathiana five miles from Castleton five miles from Elmendorf four of the largest breeding KentuckyVisitors establishments in Kentucky Visitors are at all times welcome W S BARNES Proprietor Lexington Ky

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