Count Von Lehndorff Flourishing, Daily Racing Form, 1913-12-18


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COUNT VON LEHND0RFF FLOURISHING. Count George Von Lohndorff, the well-known German siortsman. who for so many years controlled the Royal Graditz Stud, was eighty years of age last Thursday. It was mainly owing to Ids. efforts that horse-breeding in Germany attained its present high standard, and durng his lengthy career in the service of the State he has been the recipient of many decorations. Inclusive of, in 1911, the First Class of the Read with brilliants. As a gentleman-rider it is interesting to recall that he figured in the saddle from 1S51 to 1S70, his first success being gained at Konigsberg on a horse called Bravo in the year that Teddington won tho Derby. Although Count Lehndorff retired last year from his position of Chief Master of the Royal and Government Studs, he is, we are glad to learn on the authority of "Deutscher Sport," hale and vigorous as many a man twenty years his Junior. London Sportsman.

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