Tom Hitchcocks English Jumpers: Eastern Turfman Ships Ten Hunters for Use in Hunting, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-26


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TOM HITCHCOCKS ENGLISH JUMPERS. Eastern Turfman Ships Ten Hunters for Use in Hunting. New York, September 25. Thomas Hitchcock, Jr., shipped to England , last Saturday ten hunters which he will use abroad this winter in tire Leicestershire hunting . country, of England.. Mr. Hitchcock has about the same number of Irish hunters in England now, so that altogether .lie will have a pretty considerable . stjifl. . for the winter hunting season. He is of thp, opinion that good American horses will hold, their, own in the field with the English and Irish bred hunters. When Foxhall Keeno maintained an extensive hunting stable in England a few years ago his American bred horses were the equal of any. Confederate Gray, a horse that carried Mr. Hitchcocks colors in a few steeplechases here some years ago. was sent, abroad, where he developed into one of the, best hunters in England. Although Mr. Hitchcock will be in England during the season of steeplechaslng there "he does not expect to see much racing, as he will devote his entire time to following the hounds. Mr. Hitchcock has few steeplechase horses in training just now, and so far has made no racing plans for next year.

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