Fine Training Track For Ross Horses: The New and Commodious Establishment on Four Hundred Acres of Land Near Laurel Track., Daily Racing Form, 1919-05-24


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FINE TRAINING TRACK FOR ROSS HORSES The New and Commodious Establishment on Four Hundred Acres of Land Near Laurel Track BALTIMORE Md May 23 The farm which Commander J K L Ross bought a few days ago is a tract of four hundred acres of level ground on the Washington and Baltimore boulevard hear the Laurel race track in the direc ¬ tion of Baltimore On it lie intends to build a training track with stabling capacity for several hundred horses An engineer has already been employed to survey the property and lay out the track The track is to be an oval of one mile with front and backstretch extension for mile and a quarter and mile chutes Commander Ross hopes that the track will have been finished by autumn and he intends tP train his horses there Also it is probable that the new track will be the wintering and training place of other stables stablesCommander Commander Ross is already heavily interested in Maryland He owns the Yarrow Brae Farm which Is three miles from Laurel and he has assembled there all his thoroughbred brood mares and stal ¬ lions that are not at the Ross farm his thorough ¬ bred establishment on the Island of Montreal Com ¬ mander Ross established the stallion Fitz William a foreignbred son of William the Third and a tail male descendant of St Simon at the Ross Farms last winter Fitz William has already begun ser ¬ vice With him at the Ross Farms are Marathon the sire of Jack Hare Jr aiid Prince Ahmed a son of King Hanover and a grandson of Hanover HanoverSir Sir Barton ami Cudgel are to stand at Yarow Rrae

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