Andrew Millers Young Horses., Daily Racing Form, 1917-02-03


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ANDREW MILLERS YOUNG HORSES. The decision of Andrew Miller to send his entire string of horses to race in Kentucky this spring bads ai: Eastern turf writer to say of the two-year-olds in the stable: "Fndoubtedly the star of Mr. Millers two-year-olds is tiie bay colt Snapdragon, by Fitz Herbert — Mrs. Penn by Hampton. This is a grand big colt which Mr. Miller bought at the sale of Clarence Maokays horses at Saratoga last August for .. his dam having cost .Mr. Mackay 7.010. Not only is this colt of great size, range and substance, but he is a youngster of splendid conformation, strong, clean-cut and racy in every feature. and having absolutely faultless balance. Of course. Fitz Herbert is as vet an untried sire; but this celt is all tiiat could be wished for as far as con formation is concerned, while as for breeding his dam is a well-proved broodmare which combines the rich blood of Hampton with that of the incomparable St. Simon. As for Fitz Herbert, the sire of this colt, while his breeding is all that could be wished the laurels which he garnered while in the turf prove that he was unquestionably a first-class raci horse under racehorse weights and at racehorse distances, as his brilliant turf record proves beyond the shadow of doubt. "The Spinner is another grand looking two-year-old, and another big fellow of sol -ndid quality. He is owned jointly by Andrew Miller and Thomas Monohan. who bred him. lie is a bright chestnut marked with a blaze and white hind feet. This colt is by Mr. Monohans Textile — Miss Hudson. Textile is one of the few stallions in this country which is looked to for the perpetuation of the Glene-oe strain in tin- male line, and judging his get by this colt, one cannot but realize that he appears eminently suited to the important task allotted him. He is. in fact, a typical Glcncoe. if that famous progenitor of race-horses lias boon faithfully pic tared by his foals of the third and fourth generations. "Mr. Millers Recount by Ballot -Censure is another good looking two-year-old. and his chestnut colt by Superman — BasJa, is an especially takini; youngster. Killarney. a brownish bay filly by King .lames Re se Prim may be classed as one of the real show fillies ia Mr. Millers string, and she also is one of the thoroughly useful sort. Thomas Mono-ban has a slashing fine chestnut filly by Textile — Submarine winch bears a general resemblance to The Spinner, although, if anything, she is even more highly finished.

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