untitled, Daily Racing Form, 1902-03-08


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The Melbourne Stud StudU U iMSM v LIMITED TO THIKTY APPPOVED MARES Atff nanaspring 5plJJHandspring PROPERTY OF p j DWYER 5plJJ Handspring won the Great Trial Tremont Double Event both renewals Foam Billow Withers anc Carlton Stakes Brooklyn Derby etc Chestnut horse standing 161 hands high By Hanover My Favor ite by imp Rayon dOr Handsprings oldest get were twoyearolds in 1901 He has had but six starters three of which Merriment Meditation and Major Daingerfield are high class winners and one of his other starters which only twice raced ran second in one of his starts in company of state class Hand ¬ springs breeding must be considered extra fashionable and uptodate being by the great Hanover and out of a daughter of the grand imp Rayon dOr who won on the turf no less than 122140 and showing wonderful ability to go any distance and to carry any sort of weight Handsprings second dam was by the successful sire imp Glen Athol a ton of Blair Athol winner of the Derby and St Leger and he out of Blink Bonny by Melbourne and she won both the Derby and Oaks and grandson of both Pocahontas and Queen Mary and sire of the Derby and St Leger winner Silvio and the great Prince Charlie prob ¬ ably the fastest horse that ever ran in England Handsprings next dam is by none other than the great and only Glencoe Going back to Rayon dOr we find him but of a mare by the son of the immor ¬ tal Touchstone the foundation stone of nearly all perfect pedigrees and her second dam was old Poca ¬ hontas herself by imp Glencoe Thus combining several times over the wonderful Glencoe blood Any breeder stinting a good mare to Handspring has a chance to produce the greatest horse that ever lived and his stud fee is certainly a very low one taking everything into consideration Rainbow considerationRainbow 5O 5OBrown Brown horse 163 hands high foaled 1890 by Longfellow dam Buff and Blue by War Dance Ruin bow won the Brooklyn Derby and many other races in which he defeated the best horses in training and during his threeyearold form worked a mile and a half trial in 236 over the Coney Island track Rainbows dam Buff and Blue is by War Dance one of thevbest of Lexingtons sons put of the famous old matron Reel by imp Glencoe Buff Buffand and Blue also produced Bright Phoebus winner of the Realization Stakes Monita Hardy Sister Geneva dam of Carnero and other winners His second dam Balloon was one of the greatest long distance race mares ever seen in this country and produced the famous brood mare Ballet Rainbow is one of the finest thoroughbred stallions in America and sold for 8200 as a yearling Rainbow made his first season in the stud at Melbourne in 1900 but he was stinted to a few mares before that and from those services he has had seven starters every one of which has been returned a winner including the three high class performers Menace who won eighteen races a greater number than any other threeyearold filly in training in 1901 Wealth a threeyearold filly who in her first and maiden start forced the noted Futurity winner Ogden then an older horse to run a mile under 140 to beat her a head and Percy F a several times stake winner For 1902 Rainbow is limited to thirty mares of which twenty will be his owners St ownersSt OOwn Julien LIMITED TO THIRTY MARES 5 O Own brother to the stake winners and successful sires Prince of Monaco and St Carlo Chestnut horse 16 hands high foaled 1891 by imp St Blaise Carina by Kingfisher St Julien was a stake winner and raced with success as a two and threeyearold winning The Larchmont Stakes 34 in 1 12 and other races and was beaten a head by John Copper in the Vreeland Handicap 78 in 1 28 St Jnlien was only stinted to a very few mares previous to going regularly in the stud at Melbourne in 1901j yet he has sired the flying Myrtle Dell who made a track record as a twoyearold in 1901 Sard Seething St Dean Kabyle Princess Julien Blonde Grayson etc Mr Barnes thinks St Julien fully the equal of his full brothers St Carlo and Prince of Monaco Ho is a sure foal getter having twentyeight mares in foal from a service of thirtythree last year He is also a grand breeder of individuality and as fine a tempered horse as there is in Kentucky Jim PrivateBy Gore Private By Hindoo dam Katie by imp Phaeton Sire of Beau Gallant The Goldfindor Amelia May Beau Ideal Moncreith Gorman Knowles Donna Seay and many other stake winners and great campaigners Prince campaignersPrince PrivateBy of Monaco Private By imp St Blaise dam Carina by Kingfisher Sire of Fancy wood Blennenworth Monarka Precur sor Autumn Leaves Sting Kilmantle who won twice and was placed four other times out of sever starts in England in 1901 Colbert and many other winners The winnersThe Melbourne Stud now consists of five stallions and 108 of as finely bred young matrons as can be found on any single breeding farm in this country The mares are now kept on eight different farms and the yearlings on four different farms far apart and yet within a few miles of Melbourne for it is mj fixed opinion that strictly highclass race horses can be bred with more success if kept apart in smaL lots numbersMares rather than banded together in large numbers Mares kept in box stalls well bedded down the charges will be 10 per month when running on grass 5 which must be considered a very low price considering the established reputation the Mel dauntil Melbourne Stud to try the mares three times a week until the first of June and after that time every da until the season closes July 1st which is a guarantee that every mare will be got in foal if care an attention anattention will accomplish this end endISfTIsnal ISfTIsnal return privilege if horse is alive and in my possession K5 possessionK5 For catalogue and further information address TV S BARNES Proprietor Lexington Ky

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