Brutus Mares Are in High Favor, Daily Racing Form, 1921-02-21


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BRUTUS MARES ARE IN HIGH FAVOR iP.V r. L. McKF.NMiV.l SAN FUANl 1SCO. tab. February 30. D.iugnt. l -of the California aire Brains ate getting- as scarce as tie- proverbial "hens teeth." Oaa of the few now living is Mhtonia. by the llaegregOC horse, dam j Halo IF. at Chatles I. HimUs EhaWOOd Stock j Farm. The mare is owned b.v A. K. Maccmbei . is twenty eat years old and among a head of matrons that the owner is willing to sell. Sidonias fattest I produce is a chestnut yearling roll by the Snnstar horse War stat. which was ahipped to Praare following the breeding season two years ago. The colt is at Mira Monte Stock Farm. Liciezi.i P.orgia. probably the Most noted of the daughters of Hrutns. died a short time ago at ! the Hoots plai • . I.ueie/.ia Borgia was aptly named, as she was a daughter of the highly inbred: Ldette. which was the offspring of a half brother I and half sist-i Ldeltes aire, Nathan Combs. , was by Lndi Miami, while her dam. Cyps.v. was by Hercules Miami of ■ mil -c. aitch things are dune among horses Lmrezia Borgia was foaled in F ft3 and was a ■ speed * marvel even as a tWO-year-oM, when she defeated older horses as early as June. She was only a little thing, but was all courage and eiiilur ance. as was deoaOBsl rated when she ran four miles against time in 7:11 at the Oakland track May 20. 1807, establishing a new record She was ridden by the late "Dick" Clawaoa and had peter H. and other fleet animals as parr-Makers. The last twenty years and more of Ike little nions life were spent in weU-earaed ease at Mil-pitus Her daughters are mtuh prized as matrons The first foal at Wikiup Baacha this year was a Broil-formed rheataat filly by Biagalse Miss Borgia, a eaaghter of Mortlaka and Luerezia Borgia, Mortlake was by the Hamilton bane Royal Hampton, datp a Rend Or mare.

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