Noted English Sire Is Killed., Daily Racing Form, 1910-12-07


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NOTED ENGLISH SIRE IS KILLED Jin ueam is announced ui the famous stallion Eager which shied at a motor when at cxerciso November 14 and broke a leg so badly that the veterinary surgeon who was called in ordered him to strovcd strovcdcr cr was a bay horse by Enthusiast out of Grcha ind was foaled in 1894 He was bred by Mr Fairic ind was rared bv that gentleman until the end of JfSRl wiien Mr tilpin Iwugiit him on behalf of his pltron Ludwig Neumann for 17500 17500Eager Eager was a very successful race horse over dis ¬ tances not exceeding a mile Ho ran fortytwo limes tnd won twenty raws including the valuable Royal Plate f r twoyeirolds tin Dcrbv Gold Cup Port ¬ land Plate AVokingham Stakes and Hurst Park Gold Cup The total value of stakes won amounted to 777 i iThe The Gold Cup at Hurst Park was an historical iftair The trophy was given by Joe Davis for u nuitch between Eager then reckoned our champion sprinter and Royal Flush which in American Hands had made tremendous improvement The re ¬ spective jockeys were Mornliigton Cannon and Lester Reiff and amidst enthusiastic cheering the English ¬ man won easily easilyAt At the stud Eager was successful though he only sir il one clusslc winner Ibis being Eleftra which won thf One Thousand Juineas 1or L Neumann List year Oilier good winners sired by Kig r were Dukv of Sparta Lincolnshire Handicap Snatch Rifswax Tiptoe II Petit Ueu Eastern Crusader Nirvanah Nero Whistling Rufiis Prince Rupert and Mflcager I lie also got a winner of the Belgian Dorbr In Walkyrie His best year was lt0 when his stock won thirtyeight races of the value of 71520 London Sporting Life

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