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GOSSIP FROM BLUE GRASS REGION. Lexington, Ky., Jannan 7. in IKS, there was built at Tiinlierbtnd, the farm ol Thmrtaa li. Ilanl in-r. a stable 29x21, which is -till called Quesais barn being isotatol and snrrouuded by live acres •1 bine grass- in which tbe •-rent broodmare QuetMl stayed enntinnously and alone for sixteen years, pniduciug in tint lime fifteen fonfat nine 1! whicli were sold as vcarlings by auction for a total of 2.M30. Everyone familial- with the thoroughbred has beard of Qnesal, as she i- .me »: the not wort by mares In tha stud i; »ik. among her prudace being tbe Futurity winner. Electioneer, Tommj Atkins. Maximo Uomea, etc. Quesnl. at iii. age of nine teen, was sold by Uardner * Thomas t.. Willi mi Lakeland, but — till retained ber old home, and produced for him two of the mares i-i enilv sold by him to Messrs. I. G. Oxnard ml Charles Kobler. This ii naddiii-k. in which iju.-s..! spent bet life and in which sh is buried, con talus also the gravea of two other famous mares, namely Maunn Grey, the dam of Hum im and thai 01 old Hira. Hknvars dam. When Qnesal died in the fall of 1911, Mr. iarduer was -i loth to part with his 1,1,1 favorite, thai be decided In have her siu preserved If pus slide and the unique idea of having ii made Into a 1 iu ocenrred to him. This rng Mr. Gardner regards as urn- 1 t liK hum choice iiosaessluus and il adorns the ilixii of his din, al his town home mi High street._ banning M. Ward of Kichmond. a.. has pur chased fi-mn In. .1. D. i"i the following fillies: lta. : li Hainls.inie Daneiug Wave, h Top Gal lant: brown, 2. !. Vuik-hin- [Jul — Rebound, bj Be nuital: hay. 2. by Iriini ot Melbourne La Brum. bj King Alfonso. Trainer Alex. S. McDnnlel arrived u--.-,- recently to attend to shipping them t" ir -linia. .1. E. Mero, of IbM city, baa recently pnrehased from W. ». Scully the following mares and rear- liiev: Miss Hudson, rb. m. 1897, by Hanover— Shadow Dance, bj Falsetto. Tweedledum, b. m. 1892, by Wagner or Knight ol Klkrslie nibbertigibhet. by Kingfisher. n.n mil. I, by Bock Massic — Clarice, i Knight of the Thistle. I.a filly, I, hi liiiii Massie— Qneen of the Hills. h Knight • ! the Thistle. Chestnut filly. I, by Knight of tbe Thistle Ex otic, h.v l-lamlii-aii. Mi. Mero will race a string of horses next year, and expects ultimately lo establish ■ Itreeding plant, and u into the thoroughbred business quite exten -i el I The niim yi hi -Id hay mare. Boba Pet, bj Ce .iiinii Marj Kernagban. was sohl recentli by W. -I Howling, ni iiwii-s.-. Mich, to W. Davis. Dr. -1. I. Meet, Kindergaten Stud. Versailles, K.. 1. is sold i.. W. I. Bowling. 1.1 Dwoseo. Mich., tbe threi year-old tillv. Meulo Maid, by Nasturtium Independence Day. by Spendthrift. The filly will be snipped in 1 fen days t, Mr. Dowtiug. who will race her this season in company with Lurellen. h. c. in miie-ii : I ";i 1 i Morgana, which he purchase! a a yearling out of the Powers-Hunter Companys sale of 1911.