Thoroughbreds Burned to Death, Daily Racing Form, 1914-03-11


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THOROUGHBREDS BURNED TO DEATH. New York. March 10. In a most disastrous fire, Siduev L. Josephthal, one of the foremost of eastern gentlemen riders and sportsmen, lost almost his entire stable of horses at Wavcrley, his Virginia estate, last Sunday. Mr. Josephthal had Just purchased Waverley, which is close to Warren-ton, Va., and he had planned a particularly busy season both in the show ring and on the various hunt courses. Nine horses were destroyed by the lire.t including the thoroughbreds Maltbie, a steeplechaser of finality that was only recently purchased front Bayard Tuckerinau, Jr., and Robert Louis Stevenson, a promising two-year-old grandson of St. Simon, that was to have been raced this season.

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