Sirenia, Great Mare, Gone: Gilpins Bargains of Two Racing Generations Recalled by Her Death, Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-06


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, . ; .- ._ , of t* SiRENIA, GREAT MARE, GONE; Gilpins Bargains cf Tv/o Racing Generations Recalled by Her Death. LONDON, England, January 21.— Ten days age at P. P. Gilpins Irish Suid at Dollanstown, there died the famous i!.| iironi ni:i • Sirenia, by Galli-nule — Concession, by Beverberation. Sirenia was twenty seven years eld and has no; been bred for three seasons. She bad done her duty, had the best ! care, died quietly of oil age and was buried by the side i f her mother in the farms corner ler honored horsi - Gilpin is famous as ■ bargain buyer. Sirenia lum 23 as a yearling. That y.vs in 1866. Twenty-one years later, in 1917, because Comrade, by Bachelors Double, was Sirenias rrandsoa, Gilpin gave 23 for him a rally looking yearling. Sirenia v n s.;s.c,-d ;,| racing and ten linns that as a producing mare, while Comrade, as a three year-old, won the French Grand Prix. Ascot Trial Stakes Hurst Paradise Plate and was ■trend ;•• o nbena In the Champion stakes in four races. Cont- rnde earned i.e. my 13,666 in 1626. The pair rramed rather n bargain picture in British turf history. Sirenia was the more valuable of tie two and a really great producer. In Per twelve years of stu.l duty there were horn t. her Comrades mother, Bonrabnya, sold for ■ fortune after Comrades advent; Cellini, a fast horse: Figaro, a faster; Tournament, a French figure of racing excellence; Siberia, notable in tais eemt- try, and the brilliant filly Electra, mother herself of the equally brilliant Orpheus and one of the good winners of her rears.

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