Racing Brothers and Sisters, Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-12


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4 RACING BROTHERS AND SISTERS The English critics rather lesent John B. Maidens broad decteratioa thai brothera and sisters among race hone* do no: amount to iniuh. "Vigi-lani" in the S|iort-man writes in lefutation of the statement- breadth chiefly ta this way: "Let ns go back more thai sixty year* and start with Lord LyOH and his own sister, Achievement, of which the f.-rmcr won the tripl ■ ttOfl in USB, while the filly secured the One Thousand Ouiueaa and the St. l.egei of the following season. Then then aru* their three-parts sister. Paraffin, by Blast AthoJ — Paradigm, which made a great name for herself al the s.ud as the dam of Foollight. Illnniinata. the dam of Ladaa. Then there were Isonomy and Peraaadea, by sterling — laota Belle. Isonomy. of roarae, vas far tiie greater race horse, but Fernandez, if overshadowed by his elder brother, was a gl od w inner. "Then we have among t others that great trio of brothers, Penimmoa, Diamond Jabilee and Flori-zell II.. while Ormoade, a wonderful horse indeed. and Di ■annul, dam of Sceptre, were brother and sister, by Bend Or — Lily Agues. Their own brother, Osaary, if not in the same class as Ormonde, won the Prime of Wales Stakes and St. James Pal. no Stakes at Ascot al three years ami other race- of less Inportaace. "I could easily ipiote other instances galore, but will for the moment content myself with inenti.-n of only one other family of great merit, all sons and ieaghten of Hermit from Devotion, of whom Thebais won the One Thousand ami the Oaks, and si. Marguerite tin- Oae Thousand, while Clairvaax, Qraad Prior and Adoration were all good winners." a

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