Gerry to Become Breeder: Cyclops is Sent to His New York Farm as a Stock Horse, Daily Racing Form, 1924-01-11


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GERRY TO BECOME BREEDER Cyclops Is Sent to His New York Farm as a Stock Horse. 4 Racing String, With Those of Marshall Field, Arc Under George Odoms Care at Rclmont Tark. NEW YORK, N. Y., Jan. 10 New York is to have another breeding farm of importance. Robert L. Gerry, whose silks are well known to racing, has established his stud at his Aknusti Farm in Delaware County, New York, and he has made elaborate preparations for his venture. There are several thousand acres in the estate, with an abundance of grass and numerous streams, making it ideally equipped by nature. There was recently constructed a barn at a cost of 0,000, where tlf3brood mares are to be housed, and manyWt them arc already quartered there. Cyclops the handsome black son of Heno and Daphne, by Ballot, will be used as a stock horse by Mr. Gerry, and with this beginning he will undoubtedly enlarge his breeding operations until Aknusti becomes one of the important thoroughbred production farms in the state. But none of this" means that Mr. Gerry will lose any interest in racing itself, in fact it means that he is taking a keener interest. George Odom has eleven in the string he is making ready for Mr. Gerry at Belmont Park, and these with five that will bear the silks of Marshall Field and one that will race for Odom himself, is a racing stable of some importance. GERRY HAS SIX JUVENILES. Of the Gerry string there are six twe-caroJds,. - and Uva of -j them . ar n. , onsSiL Ambassador IV., sire of George D. Wide-ners St. James, the best money earning juvenile of last year. The three-year-olds that will bear the Gerry silks are Cue-Rack, Quarantine and Lady Gaffney.. Then come the four-year-olds Prime Minister and Rock Bass. Marshall Field first showed his silks in this country on the good. filly Emotion. This year Odom is fitting four two-year-olds and the three-year-old filly Dolly Gaffney to bear his silks. The one Odom horse is Modo, now a five-year-old and one that was so well considered as a yearling that it will be observed his name is Odom spelled backward. While Mr. Gerry has gone into breeding Mr. Field will also do some breeding himself, for Emotion has been sent to Kentucky to be mated with The Finn, while Scarab, the three-year-old daughter of Wrack and Pyramid, by Hastings, has been retired and will go to the court of Campfire. Some of the matrons of Aknusti are Bees Wax, Pretty Lady, Spray, Domestic, Inspiration, Cue, Princess Polly and Martha Fin-nell. Each is stoutly bred, and with this nucleus the New York farm promises to rapidly take a place among the breeding establishments of the state. The R. L. Gerry and the Marshall Field horses trained by George Odom at Belmont Park are : R. L. GERRY STRING. Voltaic, b. c, 2, by Volta Embassy. Dick Whittinston, br. c, 2, by Dick Finncll Chestnut Bell, by Pirate of Penzance. Emissary, b. or br. c, 2, by Ambassador IV. Temptation, by Sweep.. Moonflower, ch. f, 2. by Jim Gaffney Little Flower, by Star Ruby. Peanuts, b. c, 2, by Ambassador IA". Agnes Sard, by Sardanapalc. Bridge, b. or br. c, 2, by "Wrack Cue, by Cyclades. Quarantine, ch. c, 3, by Von Tromp Isolation, by ieorge Kessler. Cuo-Kack, br. c, 3, by AVrack Cue, by Cyclades. Lady Gaffney, ch. f, 3, by Jim Gaffney Lady Hampstead, by Fatherless. Prime Minister, b. c, 4, by Celt Primula II., by St. Denis. Rock Bass, b. g, 4, by Rock View Elizabeth Gilbert, by The Commoner. Brood Mares at Aknusti. The mares at Aknusti are: Bees Wax, b. in, 5, by Celt Honey Bee, by Ham-burs. Pretty Lady, ch. in, 5, by Ultimus Plain Jane, by Mauvezin. Spray, b. f, 4, by AVrack The Reef, by Trap Rock. Domestic, ch. f, 3, by Trap Bock Mamie K., by Pecp oDay. 1 Inspiration, ch. in, 22, by Ayrshire Sister Mary, by AVoodlands. Cue, br. m, 10, by Cyclades Ohiyesa, by The Commoner. Princess Polly, ch. m, 7, by Prince Palatine Mary-bud, by Martagon. Martha Finncll, ch. m, 7, by Dick Finnell Martha Palmer, by Sempronius. MARSHALL FIELDS STABLE. Time Lock, br. f, 2, by Hourlcss Clef de Fer, by Aerwood. . oral Boek, ch. f, 2, by Trap Rock Hasty Cora, i by Hastings. Stimulus, ch. c, 2, by ITltimus Hurakan. by Uncle. , Enslaved, ch. f, 2, by Valcns Rczende, by Tracery. Dolly Gaffney, ch. f, 3, by Jim Gaffney Dolly Iliggins, by Migraine. Odom has one horse of his own Modo, ch. li, 5, by Brummcl Panella, by Peter Pan. i Just now George Odom is endeavoring to . engage a first-class rider for his establishment, but thus far he has not secured a ; jockey. The lightweight Theodore Finn, now under contract to William Keating, will do ! much of the lightweight riding for the stable, . but a jockey of longer experience is desired.

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