Granddaughter Of Sceptre: A. B. Hancock Gets English Prize for Claiborne Stud.; Embassy Sold to America by Lord Anglesey--Sir John Thursbys Estate Sells., Daily Racing Form, 1921-03-02


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GRANDDAUGHTER OF SCEPTRE A B Hancock Gets English Prize for Claiborne Stud Embassy Sold to America by Lord LordAnglesey Anglesey Sir Jphn Jhursbys JhursbysEstate Estate Sells HY E E COlSSELL COlSSELLLONDON LONDON England February 11 A B Hancock of Purls Ky has just Ixmght in England the bay threeyearold filly Embassy by Ambassador the sire of Constancy Curia by Cicero Sceptre SceptreFor For at least three years American breeders have been making the utmost endeavors to secure a member of the Sceptre family and in particular a filly descending from Sceptre herself In 1517 at Muskers dispersal sale bids were made for Scoplre and also for her daughter Curia Curia was then a fiveyearold She was bred to Am ¬ bassador and bought by Lord Anglesey for 12000 In 101S a bay filly made her appearance and she received the name of Embassy A year ago rumor was busy with the merits of that filly who re ¬ ceived a hirge number of engagements Lord AngleVey however was not particularly keen on racing last season Embassy made her appearance in the spring and afterward ran second to Xcldinia in the Breeders Stakes of 294r run over fiveeighths mile at Newmarket There were eleven staters statersEmbassy Embassy is a nice type of mare will remain in England to be bred to a first class English stallion and be shipped to New York next June Her mate however has not yet been decided upon An at ¬ tempt was made to breed her to Stefan the Great but the engagements of that son of The Tetrarch are full until 111 111It It may safely be assumed that Embassy will be the only granddaughter of Sceptre in the United States It is worth noting that at the Newmarket December sales 1019 an American breeder was the iinderhiddrr for Tiziana by Marco Coronation liy I Isinglass Sceptre On his behalf a bid of 11000 was made but the Duke of Portland bought the mare for 11500 In l2l Tiziaim has missed to Vlarissimus but as the Duke of Portland is reduc ¬ ing his stud Tizinha has come into the private sales list at 17500 which would include a sub ¬ scription to Plmlaris in 1921 1921At At the lust December sales at Newmarket American breeders were the uiiderbidders for Coronation herself and Welsh Rarebit which is from the granddam of a full sister to Sceptre Both these two mares wen secured by Hie Na ¬ tional Stud whose limit of price in each instance was 20000 They are both handsome types of mares maresAs As was reported at the time Coronation in foal to Sir Archibald was sold for 1 000 18500 being bid on behalf of a New York breeder and Velsh Rarebit was sold for S13000 I2r 00 being bid on behalf of t Kentucky breeder breederMr Mr Hancock is to be congratulated on his sne ee s in securing a member of the Sceptre family whose latest and by no means least distinguished representative is Buchan undoubtedly the best colt In England last year yearThe The sale was made because Lord Anglesey has another filly from her dam and he wishes to limit the number of marcs ill his stud hi North Wales WalesSIR SIR JOHN THURSBYS HORSES SOLD SOLDThe The horses in training the property of the late Sir John Thursby came up at auction at Tatter sails last Monday There was one of the largest attendances ever seen at the Knightsbridge Yard which resembled the sales ring at Newmarket NewmarketThere There were four fillies anil two coifs Bidding was lively Mnrisa was rather stocky and et Levendale had been suffering from an attack of heel bug Lysia a daughter of the famous Lcsbla hud extremely coarse pasterns Stratford is light f hone but was reported as being fast Rossmoyne was a nice filly and Lord Marcus Reresford no doubt for the Royal Stud was a keen contend r He ilM made a bold attempt to secure thV wellbred Ivniulale which goes to Ireland having been secured by si member of the Charles OMnlley syndicate syndicateAppended Appended are the sales and prices Mnrissi 191S b f by John oGaunt Da Damaris maris by Sunstar Lesbia Joseph Wiitsnn 1750 Lcvandale 191S b f by Rossendale Wise WiseJoan Joan by John oCjumt La Sagessc J 11 H HPeard Peard 1250 1250Lysia Lysia 1018 br f by Swyuford Lesbia LesbiaR R Leach lGOO lGOOStratford Stratford 19UI b c by Hwynford Lesbia LesbiaJ J Watson 1100 1100Condover Condover 1110 b c by Radium Moouflect Moouflectby by John oGaunt Lebia P Hartigan 000 000Rossmovne Rossmovne 1010 h f by Rossendale Gold GoldRock Rock II by Bend Or H Sadler 1950 1950T T C McGuftie also offered a number Of horses in training The speedy filly Valley brought 3000 The Speaker always unsound in the forelegs and now perhaps more or less hopelessly so only real ¬ ized 550 Ten Tray si lightlwned bay colt four years old by The Tetrarrh Good and Guy by liiiysirdo Popinjay the dam of Magpie by St Frusquin Chehmdry sold for the small sum of 9 0 This must be the lowest price over realized at auction by n son of The Tclrarch Last year Tea Tray in many quarters was regarded us u mystery horse for the Derby but he was not able to race When Lord Asor sold him as a yearling Tea Tray brought 15000 so he has proved a bud bargain for expenses anil entries must have cost close upon another 5000

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