Curly Browns Stud Farm: Breeding Operations at His Sierra Nevada Mountain Establishment Meeting Success., Daily Racing Form, 1923-02-20


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CURLY BROWNS STUD FARM Breeding1 Operations at His Sierra Nevada Mountain Establish ¬ ment Meeting Success SAN FRANCISCO Cal February 19 IL D Curly Brown former race track pro ¬ moter and owner and now breeder of thor ¬ oughbred horses is here on the way to his home in Los Angeles and after a week or two there will go over to Havana for the last few weeks of the sport in Cuba He is thoroughly satisfied with the location of his stock farm in the Sierra Nevada Mountains Siskiyou County California and is hopeful of sending highclass horses to the races racesThe The foals arc coming along which ap ¬ pears to be a sign that the high altitude and snow and ice are not unfavorable to breed ¬ ing The first foal was a lusty chestnut colt by the All Gold stallion Solomon from the wellremembered Commauretta by The Com ¬ moner monerBrown Brown plans to purchase a stallion and two or tripI three mares while on his present trip I would not think of parting with Solo ¬ mon he said but I have the opportunity to pick up another good stallion and I expect to close the dsal soon I also have Morro Castle a son of Solomon at the ranch and I will use that young fellow too tooThere There arc eighteen mares in the haras in the snow country and from twelve to six ¬ teen foals are expected The majority were bred to Solomon in Cuba last year The matrons were shipped rather soon after be ¬ ing served but most of the band seem not to have been set back in any way by the long journey The slipping of twins by one of tho matrons may have been a result of the trip tripBrown Brown has a mammoth barn for the mares where they will spend the winter months It is more than COO feet in length and 80 feet in width It is open only to the south with stalls on the two ends and on the northern side Paddocks are provided in the space not devoted to stalls When the owner left there early in February the atmosphere of the barn was warm from sunshine streaming in from the southern ex ¬ posure posureDaughters Daughters of Broomstick Hock Sand The Commoner and other successful brood mare sires arc in the Brown hand He recently refused an offer of 20000 for Black Sand a Rock Sand matron matronA A wonderful variety of feed abounds on tho mountain farm with the thoroughbreds grazing from April to October The water from the melted snow of Mount Shasta is the best in the country beyond a doubt Timothyv red oat white oat Lucerne and other grasses grow high irrigated by a re ¬ cently installed system of water carrying

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