Great Stock Farm Out in Nevada, Daily Racing Form, 1915-10-01


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GREAT STOCK FARM OUT IN NEVADA. Peter Clark passed through Chicago yesterday on his way to Louisville, intent on inspecting the proceedings at Churchill Downs. While at Reno Ik- visited George W. Winglields stud farm in the Washoe valley, two and a half miles distant troiu Reno. Here lie found a considerable lK»r-ti.m of a vast domain set apart ami devoted to the siistenani-e and comfort of a surprisingly extensive band of thoroughbreds. It is a fertile liody of laud and produces in profusion all the cereals and alfalfa needed and more Tin- appointments of the .lace are up to date and on such a great scale ihat 225 acres are set apart as paddock- alone for the stallions, broodmares and their young. Here nearly one hundred broodmares are already luxuriously installed. The lords of the harem are that sturdy and high-class ra.-er Montgomery by Pe-sara — Montgomery Coo|ier. Starbottle by Hastings -Siuitish and Pcutschland by Sain — Derfargilla. Tin- latter horse has already sired winners of races in this country and Kngland and transmits to his progeny much of his own singular beauty and -viiHiietrv of outline. Montgomerys young ones law yet to ra.-e. but in appearance are all that ■i breeder could desire. There are now at the tariu fifty foals of this year, almut equally divided lietween the sires. There art? also seven weanlings and nine yearlings. It is Mr Wingheld s purisise to give the breeders of thoroughbreds elsewhere in this oiintry a lively measure of competition. To that end lie has already laid his foundations broad ami deep. Hut he is not satisfied with what he has. In a broad-minded and practical way lie is setting about to reinforce his native resources with importations of the bluest bl.MMl ill Kngland. A price has •ilrendv been agreed ii| oii for one of the liest English race Is.rses or recent years. A veterinary, on v horn he relic-, has been sent to England to ex a, e this horse. K his report is lllllllll. it will i.reseutly be on its way to Nevada m company v ith a b-ind - f choice broodmares and youngsters. Several purchases at the recent Newmarket sales cere for Mr. Wingtield. ltogether Kentucky and other breeders will i.rosoiitlv » e lHiund to take notice of Mr. Wing , Ids activities. His plate is only a few mile* ■ livrant from the ranch where Theodore Winters iieerless El Rio Hey and from where be l • d I the sent him out on his undefeated career as a racer.

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