Changing Methods in Canada., Daily Racing Form, 1914-04-10


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CHANGING METHODS IN CANADA. la waiting "f the horses of the Messrs. PyaSQat, at Barrie. Oat., lianci.s Nelson makes this common: in tho Toronto Globe: "There is a ti"W era in breeding operations at Brookdale, and it is realized that raising thorough breda in this part of Canada is attended by certain handicaps on aeeouut of our weather. If the climatic conditiona are provided against by increascl attention and special feeding daring the period preceding; the lime when tbe harass an due to be turned over to a trainer these handicaps can be overcome The size and development of tbe horses turned out at Mr. Oiddings Cedar Grove Farm as compared with the physical inferiority of many animals tiial have to shift for themselves during the years w lien they really need most care amply demonstrate that. Man. a capable trainer has been blamed because he could not Immediately make rase horses out of the half-fed and ill-developed material that lias been lei aid over to hunt on the unfounded assumption that a horse neednt lie well grown, so long as he is well bred. The change in ik I i -in evidence now at Brookdale, and the two year -olds • •f this season an- a bigger, better looking and more fully developed lot than used to lie shew II at .lire years old. So Impressive are they that it is plain that the Barrie horse- lo.jk the most formidable of any -lable uow preparing material for next year-Kings Plate."

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