England In Need Of New Blood., Daily Racing Form, 1907-06-14


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ENGLAND IN NEED OF NEW BLOOD. Taken all around. I think we arc breeding animals with more bone and substance," write* an English turf critic, ••but I am certain in Bay own mind that the Importation of American and Colonial mares will in the long run be of the greatest benefit to our bli od stock, for we are within measurable distance. I think, of feeling the evil effects of too much inbreeding. There are certainly mi re j.-idy animals than there need be. and bail tempered and liervons borsen arc be coming much more common." This was written before Orby won the Derby and in tlie victory of Mr. Crokcr» colt there is support for this critics belief.

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