To Test Stanfords Theories, Daily Racing Form, 1908-12-01


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TO TEST STANFORDS THE0RLES. Frankfort, Ky., Novemlier 30. To develop the useful Horse out of the thoroughbred seems to be upiiennost in the minds of the largest breeders of both the thoroughbred and standard-bred horse breeders of today. In a letter to a friend Iiere Is the story told of an experiment that is going to W lie made by James It. Kecne of New York, the owner of Oastleton Stud. In Fayette County, and William llusscll Allen, of St. Louis, one of the most successful breeders of trotters and pacers. While these noted turfmen with others were talking over the racing situation "in New York a few days ago. the suggestion was made to try the mating of a stan-bird-bred mare with a fast record to a thoroughbred stallion which bad lieen a. successful sire. It was cigreed that iMr. Allen should send his successful liroodmnre Kossona 2:07 to Castleton and permit tier to visit the paddock of one of Mr. Keenes high-class stallions. The result of this meeting will be watched with interest. Sidney Bedford of this county mated a large number of bis thoroughbred mares to American saddle-bred and standard-bred stallions with, the view of getting hunters. j

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