Mr. Hulton Becomes a Great Breeder, Daily Racing Form, 1915-12-06


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MR. HULT0N BECOMES A GREAT BREEDER. Early successes on the race course achieved by horses bough: at various ages from yearlings upwards doubtless had due influence in determining Mr. llulton to torsa a breeding stud of his own. and the opportunity came when Warren Towers came into the market owing to the death of Sir David Cooper, whose sale of broodmares and foals was one of the Basal extraordinary on record. There were fourteen lets in all. an.i the total realized was tip wards of 4*.o;K guineas 49,600, to which huge sum Mr. F. C. Stern contributed lo.OOO guineas by the purchase of Flair and her colt foal by Galli-nule. and Sir John Thursl.y li.ouo guineas for I.t-bia. At the sain,- time. Mr. Hulton acquired Dame Fortune, covered by Eager, for 1,790 guineas, and Green-bird, covered by Cheat-rr fur "fifty" le.-s. but these did act change" quarters, as he also took possession of the stud farm. ami. wise in his generation, retained the sfud groosa, Bssrea, in his service. By rapid degrees tin; collection of broodmares increased in number until at the present time there are 110 fewer than thirty-seven in the sssldaeka, thus farming one of the largest and most important establishments of its kind in the country. Basa of Ayrshire priHlueed for bjes the first winner of his own breeding in Scion, followed in her next ssaasa by a still better: but these were af seedest pretensions as eesa pared with Iitinella and Atheliug. attach afford samples of what may be expected from Warren Towers in the future. In the i-atab He of the Newmarket December Sales ale included Kirka. 1-y Mark Forard out of Carolim- Roche, covered by Bssssjs way: Amphoraria. by Asaatasa —Spinning .Itnuv. covered by Shoguii: Loyal Cheer, by Diamond Jubilee — Claque, covered by Shoguii. and CascHtel. by Marcnvil — l-oyal Cheer." covered by Stornoway: but no doubt these vacancies will s.xm In filled up. At the stud stand four stallions. Stornoway. hv Desmond Sisterlike, with a Hill subs. notion last season; Sin. »inn not in the Stud Book . by Santot Kendal Belle; l....,awand. by Cnobea.ef— St. Flora, aad the recent arrival. Fairv King, by Deeasssa] - Qaeaa Fairy, all ejeed race horses in their tim,. and Well bred enough ;,, earn distinction as sires. The Warren Towers Siud is destined to rank with such famous establishments as Welbcek. Stanley House, steatassre ami The Bardaaa. Seasheaast. Chililwiekbiirv. Maiden Ertegh and Tully. and is easily conceivable that Mr. Hultotis ambition iu this direction will sooner or ttler be realized. — London Sportsman.

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