Noted French Sire Dead: Mordant, Winner of French Derby and Other Rich Stakes, Succumbs at Stud., Daily Racing Form, 1923-01-16


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NOTED FRENCH SIRE DEAD Mordant Winner of French Derby and Other Rich Stakes Succumbs at Stud StudM M Pricurs Mordant an eighteenyearold atallion by War Dance Magdala died in December at the haras de LErmitage in France where he was standing standingMordant Mordant was bred by Maurice EpVrussi at the Haras du Gazon He was foaled in 1904 He was considered one of the best horses of his generation As a twoyearold lie started seven times winning the Prix Calenge the Prix de la Marche and the Grand Prix dOstende and finishing second in the Prix de la Conde and the Prix de SineetOise SineetOiseAs As a threeyearold he started six times He ran a dead heat with Biniou in the Prix Citronclla won the Prix du Jockey Club French Derby beating Biniou and Ouadi Haifa finished second in the Prix de Gref fulhe and the Grand Prix de Paris an I third in the Colt Trial Stakes In the Grand Prix he made up enough ground to bo second behind Sans Souci II after losing z number of lengths by a slow start startHis His total winnings during his racing ca reer reached J35379 Among his mor2 nf tol c Hspring may bo named Tullaiuore stud Saint Leu

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