G. D. Widener Juveniles: Philadelphia Sportsman Has a Promising Band of Two-Year-Olds for 1924 Racing, Daily Racing Form, 1924-01-09


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G. D. WIDENER JUVENILES Philadelphia Sportsman Has a Promising Band of Two -Year-Olds for 1924 Racing. NEW YORK, N. T., January 8. G. D. Widener of Philadelphia, the owner of St. James, the leading money-winning two -year-old of 1923 and one of the probable favorites for this years Kentucky Derby and other valuable three-year-old fixtures, has a mcst promising band of two-year-olds for the racing of 1024. The majority of these youngsters were purchased from August Belmonts Nursery Stud and measure up to the high standard of that noted breeding establishment. Seven of these juveniles are by Fair Play, daddy of Man o War, two by the great Hourless, four by Mr. Wideners own stallicn Tromp la Morte, one by Jim Gaffney and one by Marathon. It will indeed be surprising if trainer A. J. Joyner does not get one or more real smashers out of this collection, which from a breeding and conformation standpoint appear exceptionally promising. In addition to the two-year-olds the G. D. Widener string of 1924 will include the following older horses: Lanius, St James, Parasol, St. Martins, Thunderbolt, Clybridge, Hornsea, Radiancy, Anticipation and Salacia. The names and breeding of the twe -year-olds follow: Felir, ch. c," by Pair Play Felicity. Play Hour, br. c, by Fair Play Ilour Hand. Volante, b. g, by Fair Play Violet Ray. Auld Lang Syne, ch. j. by Fair Play Sunglow II. Marccllus, b. c, by Jim Gaffney Messilina. Crosswise, br. k, by Hourless Crossways. Deuce, b. f, by Fair Play Donna Roca. Rollicking, br. f, by Fair Play Rock of Gold. Blue Fly, b. f, by Fair Play Blue Grass. Monitrcss, br. f, by Hourless Monita II. Saffron, cli. f, by Marathon Yellow Sally. Galatia, b. f, by Tromp la Morte Lady Galette. Roscberry, b. f, by Tromp la Morte Golden Rose. New Hope, b. f, by Tromp la Morte Navarres Hope. Precipitate, ch. f, by Tromp la Morte At Once.

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