Stallion Locohatchee Reported Dead.: Sire of Many Good Racers Dies at the Age of Twenty-Eight Years., Daily Racing Form, 1917-05-02


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STALLION 10C0HATCHEE REPORTED DEAD. Sire of Many Good Racers Dies at the Age of Twenty-Eight Years. By Bd Date. ROW York. May 1. — Br. Carter, superintendent of the Raaoacaa Stock Kami. New Jersey. IfaBHrta the death of the old stallion Locohatchee at the age of twenty-eight years. Loeohatchee was brought by the late Pierre Lorillard in his early career. His first registered name was Curt Gunn. which Mr. Lorillard changed, naming 4he horse after a river in norida, over whieh he hunted and fished. Lorobatehce was a good race horse, and liis offspring achieved many successes. Notably Caiman, which proved a worthy attendant to the great Bag-Bali norm Plying Pox in both the Two Thousand Gnineaa and the st. Leger, running second in both classics to one of the area test Knglish horses evr foaled. Caiman raced in Raghmi as a two-year old. winning the Middle Park Plate and two other st.ik-s AVIion a three year-old lie took part in eight races, winning six and in the remaining two finished second fo Flying Fox as related. As a four -year-Old, Caiman picked up 12S pounds at I.ingfield and ran a mile In 1:33%, according hi the Knglish records. This rcord stands today though it was established s:venle it years ago. Foreign Horses Must Show Something. In speaking of he achievements of American horses here and abroad, W. II. Howe intimated that foreign komia WOOH have to show some smart im if nuances here to i.. roach the records and victories of American horses abreadt "American horses have shown many times that they are nearly the rqaal of some of the highest • lass horses in Kurooe." said Mr. Kowe. "Caimans two seconds to Flying Poi was an exceptionally goad showing. Then look over Paroles doings anil WattenHtefn, both of which carried the Lorillard colors. After these comes Foxhall. winner of the Cambridgeshire and Ceaarewitch, a double feat rarely accompiiabed. "Fox! all was universally pronounced by all F;c:-lish critics an exceptional horse. We Bent Iroquois, too, to Kurope. and be won the F.nsoru Derby in 1881. When all them horses and their records are carefully perused. 1 think our horses abroad hae done far better than foreign horses have done here so far. There is no totting what the latter might do later oa, bat u;i to the present Americana have it. "Many good horses of foreign blood are here now. There are Hourless. star Hawk. North Star HI. a id Others that may develop, but when we look at the mind ptctnrea of Caiman. Iroajoois, Parole, Foxhall, Wallenstein and others, it kind O* puts a broad matte en the face of the American breeder.*1 Jeff Livingston in New York for a Time. Jeff Livingston was in town last week polishing up h:s business affairs before having for Kentucky for the Lexington meeting. "I have forty -f oar horses in training." said he, "and when they are all thinned out. I shall have a string of about thirty. A goodly Bomber for one stable, yet we have to keep buying with little selling. It has be* B a SBCC ssful year for my stable ami I hope to v. in aaany races before the season closes. I received a t. legram front the Military Stock Fa nn. Kentucky, which informs me that my mare a daagbter of Richard Croker*a Derby winner Orby, baa foah d a fine colt by Fair Play. That is good news. I shall breed the dam back again to Jim Gaffney. It would not surprise me to see the Orlo coll a good race horse. "By the way." continued Mr. Livingston, "we are going to tare a few races for foar-year-olda and over nt Cbarcfattl Downs on the opening day. I expect to Bee Koamcr. C lonel Veniiie. Old Boae-bud. Hodge. Dodge. Iif Jr., Kd rump and Star Hawk in a mile and a sixteenth race, each carrying 122 pounds. There may he others I have not mentioned. That will be some horse race, and anyone who does not think Old Boot bad has came back to form has another gneea eomhag. He runs as fast as be -v er did and comes back to the stand with his ears pricking as if he had only had a canter, ite may be beaten in this race, but there are a whole lot of hard-boiled Kentnckiana who dont think so." Regarding the Deny. Mr. Livingston had little to say. lake all others he believes it an exceedingly open ra o. one in which lack will enter largely into the axgnmeat, comMacd with the condition of the candidates. At areseal he has no choice and p" -sibly will not have until the day of the race.

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