Bred Horses in Heart of London, Daily Racing Form, 1913-12-18


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BRED HORSES IN HEART OF LONDON. Probably the only man of this generation who successfully bred race horses, almost In. tlio. heart of Ixmdon was A. Stfdall, whoso death occurred a few days ago, 1 He owned one of tint old-fashioned houses In Denmark Hill, with extensive grounds, and lu the paddocks there his best horse, First Principal, a City and Suburban winner, was foiileil and reared. Probably winning this run- gave I1I111 more pleasure than any other event of his life, for he was a wholehearted Iiniloner, and the "City" Is the Londoners handicap. He was something of a personality on the turf, with wlilch he had been connected for more than forty years. One of the things that lined to please hlpi was to present mantles from his factory to the female relatives of the Jockeys who were successful In his colors. Mr, Stnlall was rather ecceu trie In his own apparel. Winter and summer he wore a lop hat -not. always u new one--and a gray tweed overcoat. Occasionally he would make a con cession to an exceptionally hot day by sporting a while "topper." Mr. Steilall was In business lu a large way and never missed visiting bis olllco before going to the races. He never allowed one of his horses lo run unbacked, no matter what tint price. lie won the last race of tho Hat racing season this year with Solomons Mine.

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