Unfashionable English Sires, Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-18


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UNFASHIONABLE ENGLISH SIRES In By Jingo Mr de Pledge owns the best allround performer we have seen for years The idea that the sou of Aquascutum couldnt stay two miles has now been exploded Like the famous Roalcrucian he can win over any distance and after all that is the supreme test of a thoroughbreds merit meritAquascutum Aquascutum was not regarded as a fashionable sire sire but the fact that one of his sons has achieved the exalted distinction of winning an Ascot Gold Cup shows clearly that it docs not necessarily follow that the most expensive sires must be patron ¬ ized if an owner is to secure the richest prizes of the turf turfMention Mention of fashionable sires reminds us that The Hover one of the reputed sires of St Gatien which dead heated with Harvester for the Derby was driven in a cab The Winning Post

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