Color in Racehorses., Daily Racing Form, 1907-01-29


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• i 1 • • ■ ■ i r COLOR IN RACEHORSES. In the course of ■ reeenl article on the Bubjecl of color in race horses, Mr. W, s. Vosburgh, the Jockey Clubs otiicial handicapper, says be lias ••known bay parents to produce ■ chestnut foal, bul that be enn not recall ■ ease oi two cbestnnt parents producing ■ ,i hay foaL" Whereupon ■ writer in the Thorough hied Becord comments: "Can he instance a ease ol : two chestnut parents producing anything but of theh i own color 1 I cannot, and I have looked through i many hundreds of pedbri : only to find that here the color question is Inviolable. Two chestnuts hv rariaMj produce another chestnuL 1wo of any oth t color than chestnut and you cannot guarantee what the foals color may he. except with Galopitt, SI. Simon and some of his sons, and even then .ill you i know beforehand is •hat the foal will not in I chesl nut."

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