To Give Other Canadians a Chance, Daily Racing Form, 1921-09-08


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TO GIVE OTHER CANADIANS A CHANCE MONTREAL, Que., September 7. That Commander J. 1C. L. Boss has the true interest of racing at heart and that he is earnest in his desire to encourage the breeding of thoroughbreds in the Province of Quebec was made evident this afternoon when he announced after the running of the Provincial Nursery Stakes at Blue Bonnets that his colors would be absent in the running of the Provincial Nursery Stakes and the Kings Plate for the next three years, which means that he will not have a starter in either of these races until 19:13. Commander Ross purchased four- mares some few years back and the first of their get started in the Nursery in 1919 and finished first, second and fourth. In the following year his horses finished first, second and third, and they again finished in these positions this year. II also furnished the winner of last years Kings Plate in Aconi and this year Flying Ford carried his colors to victory in the same. Last spring he reduced his stud at Acrcheres from twenty-two yearlings to half of that number, disposing of the remainder to Canadians. He also announced that his stallion Marathon, sire of the Kentucky Derby winner. Behave Yourseir. would be open to outside Canadian breeders at the nominal fee of .?,."iO, and that his well-bred stallion AAing-stone would be shipped up from his farm at Laurel and would stand at Sl"5. Cudgel and seven or eight brood mares will be shipped to Kentucky and Cudgel will stand to outside mares at $."0J.

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