Spring Show For Yearlings: Meeting Held by Mrs. Wadsworth in Genesee Valley Will be Annual Feature., Daily Racing Form, 1921-03-30


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SPRING SHOW FOR YEARLINGS Meeting Held by Mrs Wadsworth in Genesee Valley Will Be Annual Feature NEW YORK N Y March 29 Something unique In the Avay of horse shows was held recently at Ashnntee the Livingston County estate of Herbert Wadsworth in the Genesee Valley when a series of competitions for yearlings was held by Mrs Wads worth Avho is president of the Genesee Valley Breeders Association AssociationThe The Genesee Valley Breeders Association is af filliatcd with the Breeding Bureau of the Jockey Club and the Federal Remonut Service which fur ¬ nishes the stallions used ns a topcross The most progressive fanners in the region are among its members Rivalry is keen and the quality of the hunterbred stock seen every fall at the Livingston County Fair is high highWith With a view to stimulating the interest of the farmers and breeders of the valley and to encour ¬ age the proper care and feeding of their young horses Mrs Wadsworth held a spring show for yearlings in the great riding hall on Saturday March 19 There were open classes for thorough ¬ breds and halfbreds and for cleanbred yearlings other than thoroughbreds that had been bred on farms There was an award also for yearlings in the best condition and the big arena was comfort ¬ ably filled with farmers and their families when the first class was called calledIt It has long been the contention that thorough ¬ breds of quality can be reared In the Genesee Valley The form shown by Faunus last year on the metropolitan tracks and the fact that this threeyearold is now one of the most robust horses in the Garth string at Pimlicoo being bigger than the fouryearold Blazes is proof that the Genesee Valley is adapted for a thoroughbred nursery There were several cleanbred youngsters in the recent show and the champion of the exhibit Sylvan Spring by Charles Edward Sister Rose by McGee is as big now as many of the yearlings which come into the sales ring at Saratoga in August The speedy horse Sandmarsh which was a good winner on New York tracks had two fine fillies to represent him one foaled by Naughty Marietta by Popinjay and the other by Stamping Ground II by Lamplighter Others shown were by Tony Bonero Wonder Boy Square Deal II Eye ¬ brow Al Blocli and Uncle George GeorgePlay Play Square by Square Deal II his dam a mare by Nasbaden won the award for the best half bred raised on a farm He also took the Raceway Ledge Cup offered by the wellknown breeder S J Macy In the open class however he was de ¬ feated by the Ashantee Stables fine colt Straight ¬ away by Square Deal II his dam the Canadian coaching dam Lorna which had won the foal championship at the Livingston County Fair hist fall The size and quality of this colt makes the loss of his sire through an attack or lockjaw more keenly felt by everyone in the valley valleyAfter After the show the farmers compared notes on breeding and inspected the stallions which will soon be sent to their respective stations They all had praise for the newest acquisition Kalitan a seven yearold horse by Rey Hindoo Dal by the English horso Giganteum This horse is sixteen hands high weighs 1160 pounds in medium condition girths seventyfive inches and has eight and onehalf inches of bone below the knee He has a sweet disposition and was a good race horse winning the Preakness and other feature events eventsThe The show was such a success that Mrs Wads worth says it will be made an annual feature

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