Promising Mounts for Jockey Lyne.: Lord Carnarvon Has some Splendid Two-Year-Olds-Something About His Stud., Daily Racing Form, 1907-02-03


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PROMISING MOUNTS FOR JOCKEY LYNE. Lord Carnarvon Has Some Splendid Two-Year-olds — Somethinq About His Stud. Lord Carnarvon, in whose colors * is understood I. ix ien I.. tie is to do some riding when he goes to "the other side" this year, has live estates in England— one iu Hampshire, one in Derbyshire, one in Nottinghamshire and two in the west of England. At Highclere, in Hampshire, his breeding stud, headed by the Stallions Bobwrt le Diablo and Mauvezin. is located. The stud was formerly kept on she estate in Derbyshire, but was removed to Highclere same live years ago. Ii is described as •lie of the best appointed establishments in all of England, and it is chinned that the mares and foals at Highclere have done remarkably well. There is much Chalk in the soil, affording pasturage of the kind which is regarded as having bone forming qualities. The water is drawn from a spring three hundred feet deep. It is pumped by an oil engine into a tank of 125,000 gallons capacity and tin n pined to tiie paddocks, much the same as on breeding farms in this country which have no brooks coursing through them. Lord Carnarvons young horses are broken at the farm in the fall of their lirsl yuar and sent in January ot their second year to Whntcossbe to be trained. Among in- two-year-olds this year are several of Mauve/ins Irst crop and great expectations have been formed regarding them. If Mauvezin has imparled to them the speed he had when in training. Lyne can consider himself fortunate if he is asked to ride them, for they will assuredly carry him to victory. It js said that Lord Carnarvon considers his juvenile division for 1W07 the best that has ever left Highclere.

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