Horses due to Arrive from France: Stallion Yankee and Number of Weanlings Expected Shortly-Jockey W. Shaws Father Killed, Daily Racing Form, 1917-12-16


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HORSES DUE TO ARRIVE FROM FRANCE Stallion Yankee and Number of Weanlings Expected Shortly Jockey W. Shaws Father Killed. New York, December 15. The" consignment of Sanford and Hitchcock horses coming from France are expected to arrive in a day or two. The stallion Yankee and n number of weanlings comprise the Hitchcock shipment, while Mr. Sanfords horses include yearlings and weanlings, thirteen in all, sired by Voter and French stallions of the purest blood. Willie Shaw, jockey of international fame, lias been called to his home in Colgate, Okla., where his father was suddenly killed in an accident. Mr. Shaw was a banker in . Colgate and the father of twelve children besides William, a number of whom are now serving in the ranks. It is generally thought among his associates that Schuyler Parsons, son of the deceased steward of the Jockey Club, will race a few horses after he has served his term at the front. As soon as the estate is settled and formalities arranged for its welfare, Mr. Parsons will return to France.

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