Austria Buys Saxon And Vichy., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-22


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AUSTRIA BUYS SAXON AND VICHY The Austrian government has rccenty bought two stallions in France from M Edmoiul Blanc Of these Saxon is the more important purchase for this sou of The Bard out of Shrine was a good winner and would have been kept on at the stud had It not been for the dual success of Chaleur euxs daughter SIgnorinetta in the Derby and Oaks It had says the Allgcmeine Sport Zeitung of Vienna been decided to sell Chaleureux but in view of the victories of Chevalier Ginistrellls filly Saxon was discarded instead With comparatively few chances at the Tardy Stud being overshadowed by Flying Fox and Ajax Saxon nevertheless showed up well and will doubtless do credit to his lineage in his new home The other stallion Is the fouryearold Vichy by Cyllcne out of Vienna The latter was bought by M Blanc in 1903 and threw Vichy to Cylkiie In the following season The horse ran twice as a threeyearold without success but could uot be thoroughly trained

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