Noted Equine Visitors from Abroad: Stallions Ambassador and Shannon Among the Horses Arriving on Steamship Michigan, Daily Racing Form, 1919-12-13


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N0TED.EQUINE VISITORS FROM ABROAD. Stallions Ambassador and Shannon Among- the Horses Arriving on Steamship Michigan. NEW YORK, N. Y., December 12. Sweet Briar, dam of Sun Briar, was not the only distinguished equine visitors that arrived on the steamship Michigan. Included in the shipment was the- eight-year-ohl English stallion Ambassador, imported .to this country by Arthur B. Hancock and William Woodards Belair Stud of Collington, Md. Ambassador is already well and favorably known to turfr men of this country as the sire of the good filly Constancy. He is a well bred stallion and should prove a valuable addition to American breeding interests. Another noted horse on the Michigan -was the stallion Shannon, b. h, 10, by Irish Lad Census, by Ethelbert, the property of Mrs. Herman B. Duryea. Shannon was bred in France and raced in that country with marked success. The colt Sun Ray, seven months old, which came with Sweet Briar, is a brother to Sun Briar. Mr. Kilmer also has a yearling colt at his farm which is also a brother to his champion Sun Briar. This makes three horses brothers at Sun Briar Court. The dam of all three is now in foal to Sun Star, winch won the Epsom Derby of 1911.

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