Spey Pearl Arrives In New York.: Stallion Donated by King George to Canadian Breeding Bureau of Rich Breeding., Daily Racing Form, 1917-04-11


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SPEY PEARL ARRIVES IN NEW YORK. Stallion Donated by King George to Canadian Breeding Bureau of Rich Breeding. Now York, April 11. — Bpey Pearl, the fowr-year-old stallion King Jeorge of England has donated to the Canadian Breeding Bureau, arrived an the At laatle transport liner Manhattan late yesterday afternoon. Along with Bpey Pearl came a rather large .•ml useful-looking dark hay three -year-old colt by Fugleman Lavense, by Laveno, the aire of Short Crass. Bpey Pearl bt royally bred, being the s.,n of one great Derby wianer, and the grandson of another, which has beea pronounced by sarh a shrewd and experienced horseman as Joha Haggias, the greatest bene ha ever saw. Bpej Pearl i- a golden bay eoll solid colored, four roan old, by Mpearmiat, arhaner of the Derby of IMS, Goaled by Pearl Loch, by Prralmmoa. win mi- of tin- Derby of ls.tc. for Um then Prince of Wales, afterward Howard Vll. of England Richer breeding than that of Spry Pearl would he difficult to imagine Many noted English turfmen insisted that Spearmint, his sire, was the greatest Dethy winner which had appeared for a quarter of ;i eentur.v. and away laek when liis sire Carbine won the Melbourne tup in a field of thirty-one in 3:284 with 14." pounds up in 1890, ho was haUfd as the greatest race horse ever saddled in any country. Spcy Pearls Color Attractive Feature. Bpey Pearl is by no means a largo eoct, but. on the other hand, ha M far from being undersized. lie stands fully 15i hands high, lias unusual length from nose to tail, and is well furnished everywhere. His color is a peculiarly attractive feature in his total makeup. It is a bright, golden bay with black points, and even now. at the end of a long ocean voyage, his coat is glossy and brilliant. He lias a neck of good length and wonderfully high finish. It is dean and beautifully arched at the throttle anil .prettily tapered all the way from his deep, roomy chest, His shoulders are more oblique than are those of the most of the Spearmints, and his withers, wheal sire not especially high for a four-year-old. are gracefully formed, w itb a slight depression of the neck just in front of thong, and then a pronounced rise into a beautiful crest, which coincides accurately with the arch on the underside, or lower, outline. He has a faultless barrel, grand loin and I quarters, ami long, heavy-muscled arms and gaskins. He is. all in all. a wonderfully -handsome aud highly - finished four-year-old.

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