Important Acquisition is Huon II.: Son of Ard Patrick Recently Imported by Richard Trimble and Sent to Kentucky., Daily Racing Form, 1917-02-08


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IMPORTANT ACaiTISITION IS HUON II. Son of Ard Patrick Recently Imported by Richard Trimble and Sent to Kentucky. New York. February 7. — One of the recent and important thoroughbred importations into this country is that of the stallion Huon II., by Aid Patrick — Hyers. by Isonomy — St. Marguerite, the second dam of Dock Sand. He is the property of Kichard Trimble and is now quartered at John H. Karbces Glen Helen Farm at Lexington. Huon II. raced from his two-year-old to his seven year-old form. lie won th" Grand Drix of Hanover in a canter, the Prix cles Dames on tv.i successive years, carrying Dill pounds, the race being a welterweight for gentlemen riders, and many other races, winning a total of over 0,000. There is quite a story as to the good luck which gives the American breeders so valuable an addition. Huon II. was in England when war was declared, and as he was the property of a German subject he was confiscated and sold by the English government. W. K. Millers brood. nare Yankee Sister, the dsm of Tartar, died at Bean* out Stud, Kentucky, recently. Yankee Sister was the dam not only of Tartar but of several other good horses, including Priscilla. Preston Durch writes from Charleston that Mr. Sanfords horse George Smith is in excellent condi teas, baring thickened out and improved in every way in appearance. Mr. Durch also considers North Star III.. Mr. Macombers newly -imported bone, a better looker than Star Hawk, which i erformed so creditably bare last year. In the Coaching Club Handicap, entries for which closed yesterday, there are forty-five nominations for this years contest. 1-M for 3918 and 121 for 1919. It is a race for fillies, and in 1919 the name will be changed to the Oaks after the English classic for three-year-old fillies. On February 18 the United Hunts will hold an important mectng. at which all applications far dates will he considered, licenses granted and the business for the coining season gone over.

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