Breeding Bureau Of Jockey Club: Not Confined to Empire State Alone--Influence National in Extent., Daily Racing Form, 1920-06-13


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BREEDING BUREAU OF JOCKEY CLUB Not Confined to Empire State Alone Influence National in Extent When the Breeding Bureau of The Joekry Club was originally established it was the intent to confine its activities to the Empire State but so great has the demand become for the use of thor ¬ oughbred sires in the matter of general purpose horse improvement that its influence today is na ¬ tional in extent extentThe The movement which had its inception fifteen years ago was designed to aid the breeders and farmers of New York Stat but it wasnt long till representative horsemen from other states noting the ijnality of the animnls produced through cross ¬ ing cleanbred sires on coldblooded mares par ¬ ticularly in securing horses of the hunter type wanted thoroughbred stallions for service in their communities The Jockey Club gave generously of what it had and today there are fine sires in Maryland Pennsylvania Virginia Ohio Aerniont North Carolina and Wyoming as well as New York at the disposition of the farmers and horse breed ¬ ers who have found the reariiig of halfbreeds one of the most profitable sidelines of agriculture They are patterning after the Irish farmer whose mares are made to pay their way through reproduc ¬ tion and the Irishman found out long ago that nothing lie could produce brought as ready a return as a lepper as steeplechase horses and hunters are term in the old country countryFour Four years ago the New York State Constabulary sought the cooperation of the bureau in its en ¬ deavor to breed its own mounts and the result has been a success in every respect Specimens of the halfbred types from their western mares will be shown at the coming Wcstchcster County Horse Show at White Plains June 1719 1719Still Still another ally is TTncIe Sam The work of cavalry horse production was at a standstill until tlioroughlirjd sires were donated to the government by the Breeding Bureau and by indi ¬ vidual members of The Jotkey Club These were at first stationed at Front Royal in Virginia but with the coining of the war federal experimental horse breeding centers were located in Oklahoma Mon ¬ tana and other states Where horses could be reared advantageously advantageouslyGovernment Government experts visited fairs and hore shows where they found the halfbred type at its best and as a result of the favorable reports rendered pur ¬ chases of yearlings and twoyearold specimens were authorized and these are now in the process of fitting for cavalry work at the Fcrt Riley school of equitation equitationThen Then came the foundation of the American Re ¬ mount Association on Nov 14 1919 an organization of more than 230 active members comprising in its ranks men from all parts of the Union who pledged themselves to work to the end that this country should always have a supply of cavalry material 311 hand A breeding committee with many of the countrys best horse experts on its roster was formed Its function will be to see that good mares ire available in the locations to which horses are sent The War Department has asked Congress for in appropriation of 230000 to presccute the work riils appropriation seems assured and the movement lias assumed such proportions that Colonel C L Scott who is in active charge of the governments nd of the work writes assistant secretary Dainger Cield of The Jockey Club that the demand for thor jusrhhred sires for next season is so great that he ould place 150 of them if they are available availableThe The latest horses donated by the Breeding Bu ¬ reau to the government are Fashion Plate by rtoolsthorpe Fashionable by Richmond Pharaoh y Meddler Hatasoo by Albert and Hurry by Rock View dam MoonVt by Donald A The last lamed is a recent gift to the Breeding Bureau from Edward F Simms of Kentucky KentuckyColonel Colonel Scott in acknowledging the arrival of the itallions in Washington writes The stallions Lluiraoh Fashion Plate and Hurry have been Chipped to Front Royal Vn where they will be used m government mares and mares owned by farmers n the vicinity I know Unit you would be pleased o see some of the excellent colts which have been lired by our thoroughbred horses They were par icularly noticeable in the recent Washington Horse Show where many of the prize winners including silver Crest and Down East were by remount itallions itallionsAmong Among recent transfers of bureau sires are Adams Express by Adam and Eyebrow by Star Shoot to lu Ashantee Stud in the Genesce Valley and Jncle Bryn by Bryn Mawr to John Davis Wy herville North Carolina

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