St. Simons Great Vitality, Daily Racing Form, 1907-08-27


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ST. SIMONS GREAT VITALITY. Statistics have recently been printed in England concerning the great sire St. Simon, still hale and hearty at twenty-six years of age, which give an idea of the magnitude of the financial standing of British racing. This great horse has, since he went to the stud, earned fees amounting to 227,002, approximately ,135,000. His descendants have won in stakes and purses more than twice that amount. An English turf writer said recently of this remarkable animal: "I have paid a visit to St. Simon within the last month, and I have never seen a veteran of his age look fresher OnJiiS toes as iiSttnT.VaHV Hfpr and with the. quick, sharp manlier of " a game cock, the old warrior looks every inch a gentleman, and he is well worth a journey to see tlie unbeaten hero of the race course, the gainer of over three parts of a million, with one of his soils disposed of for 10,000 guineas, a daughter for 12.C0O guineas and 10,000 sovereigns refused for another son."

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