Macomber Two-Year-Olds Of 1919: California Turfman Will Depend on His American-Bred Stock for Next Year., Daily Racing Form, 1918-08-07


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MACOMBER TWOYEAROLDS OF 1919 California Turfman Will Depend on His American Bred Stock for Next Year By 7 R Jeffcry JeffcrySaratoga Saratoga Springs N Y August C A K Macomber who has been the most extensive importer of Englishbred thoroughbreds in recent years will depend upon Americanbred stock to carry his colors in the twoyearold races of next year For three years in succession Mr Macomber lias been buying the pick of the output of 7 B Joels stud in England and his formidable racing establishment has been in the main composed of the horses that have been imported as a result of his arrangement with Mr Joel But now he has ter ¬ minated that arrangement and will make no more purchases abroad for the preseut at any rate He has thirteen yearlings bred in this country that he purchased last year as weanlings which will form the juvenile division of his stable next year All are colts ami by Uncle It is unlikely that he will buy any more yearlings In 1920 Mr Macomber will have twoyearolds of his own breeding to carry his colors He now has in Kentucky at II P Ilcadleys breeding establishment a band of suck ¬ lings by Uncle Ballot and Jim Gaffney from some of the choicelybred mares that he has acquired since his advent on the turf which should race with distinction if the most approved blood lines can be regarded as the most essehtial qualification to suc ¬ cess on the turf in 1921 Mr Macomber will have the satisfaction of racing the first of the get of his own stallion Star Hawk now making his first sta son in the stud after a brief but brilliant racing career following his importation from England Mr Macomber is pinning high hones to his success in the stud both on account of the horses own individu ¬ ality and his superb blood lines linesIt It looks much as if both of Godfrey Preeces sons Qiienthi and Godfrey are destined to make good in the saddle as jockeys Much has been written about the latter already but good judges pick Queiitin as the likelier prospect They are lioth mannerly little chaps and popular among the horsemen Neither knows tiie meaning of the word fear and lx tli appear to have the other qualifications requisite to the jockeys calling It is worth while noting that the success which has recently attended the racing of tiJ i reeee horses and the improvement which the Preece bovs have been showing in tiie saddle has followed the attachment to tin stable of E D Kaufman a Pacific coast horseman who is not only skillful with horses lint knows Ifow to coach a boy iu the fine points of riding

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