New Stallion at Castleton Stud: Hippodrome to be the First Non-Winning Horse Among Keenes Sires, Daily Racing Form, 1907-11-09


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NEW STALLION AT CASTLETON STUD. Hippodrome To Be the First Non-Winning Horse Among Keenes Sires. Lexington, Ky., November 8. Hippodrome, James R. Keenes three-year-old son ot Commando Dominoes, will have a chance to sire winners in the next few years at Castletou Farm. Hippodrome was a "very promising yearling, and upto his going wrong as a two-year-old in his preparation for the Futurity, was considered as good a colt as any ever sent out from Castlcton Farm. He will be the first non-winuing stallion ever put in the stud at this famous breeding place. J. E. Madden will have about forty two-year-olds in training next season. In the collection is a colt out of Saratoga Belle, a sister to Sallie of Navarre, the dam pf Salvidere; a half-brother to Meelick, and a colt out of the famous Tarantella, the dam of ten winners. Among the fillies is a half-sister to King James and a youngster out of the Oaks winner, Flora Pomona. It is probable that J. R. Keenes two great three-year-old fillies, Court Dress and Pope Joan, will be given another trial on the turf next season and not retired to the stud until 1909. Major Daingerfield is of the opinion that these two brilliant two-year-olds of 100C will stand training and race again next seasoit in high-class form. W. OR. Macdonough may locate his youug stallion, Orsini, the sire, of George C. Bennett and other good winuers in Kentucky the coming season. He wants the son of the unbeaten Ormonde to have a chance to be mated to some young Hanover mares. The Ormonde and Hanover cross this year gave the turf Orliy. Richard Crokers English Derby winner. Macdonough owns one Hanover mare. Sloe, the dam of Oran, which winner of the Great Trial Stakes is by Ossary, another son of Ormonde. David Gideons famous mare, The Butterflies, the first filly to win the Futurity, is believed, to be in foal this season to Star Shoot. She has only sent one winner to the races, her stud career so far haying been a whole chapter ot accidents. The best yearling in Fred Cooks stable this season, according to a report from Lee Christy to trainer AV. E. Phillips, is the brown lilly by Lissak, out of Anne Hastings, by Hastings. J. E. dishing has purchased of J. S. Barbee a half interest in the two-year-old black colt, Rastus, by Handspring, out of My Gyps, by Kyrle Daly. The eolt will be raced in California the coming season.

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