W. J. Salmon Horses: Has 31 Brood Mares and 14 Yearlings besides Horses in Training, Daily Racing Form, 1924-03-10


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W. J. SALMON HORSES Has 31 Brood Mares and 14 Yearlings Besides Horses in Training. Holds Lease on Mereworth Stud of 600 Acres Near Lexington Patronizes Outside Stallions. LEXINGTON, Ky., March 9 In addition to the horses ho has of racing age in this country, numbering twenty-five, and those ho has in England, numbering seven, "Walter J. Salmon is the owner of thirty-one brood mares and fourteen yearlings, which at his Mereworth Stud, in charge of Kenneth Kane. Mereworth Stud is located on a farm of COO acres on the Yarnallton pike, six miles from Lexington. The farm is the property of Mrs. "William Pettit and was formerly known as the Thornton Moore Farm. Mr. Salmon has a long-term lease on it and has improved it a great deal since it has been in his possession. The name, Mereworth. was used by the late Lord Falmouth, of England. Many of Lord Falmouths methods are used at Mr. Salmons establishment. Kenneth Kane is the son of Mrs. Elizabeth Kane, who succeeded her lato husband, Ed Kane, as manager of Major August Belmonts Nursery Stud. It was at Nursery Stud that Kenneth Kane was born and it was there he was reared into the ways of the conduct of a first-class thoroughbred horse breeding establishment. There is no stallion at Mereworth Stud, its master being content to send his mares to the courts of numerous good sires in the vicinity of Lexington. For instance, he will have for his crop this year foals by Black Toney, Brown Prince. Campfire, Chicle, Dominant, Fair Play, Huon, Light Brigade, Luke McLuke, North Star III.. Omar Khayyam. Polymelian. Sweeper II., The Finn, Thunderer and "Wrack, the latter being in Virginia. The mares at Mereworth Stud are American Beauty, Adrienne, Butterflies II., Beacon, "Billet Doux, Biplane, Careful, Cherry Court, Cicuta, Crossless, Diversion. El Dorado, Fair Lady, Greenery, Joss, Impetuous, Lady Brighton, Lydia Languish, Mantilla, Panoply, Post Girl, Regatta, Retrieve, Rhea, Rose-drop, Quickfire, Step Lightly, Superwoman, Toddle and "Woodflower. The fourteen yearlings are as follows: Bay filly, by FlittergoM Butterflies II. Bay nily. by Under Kire Lady Brighton. Bay or brown filly, by Hourless Adrienne. Bay or brown filly, by Light Brigade Toddle. Bay filly, by Cylgad Biplane. Bay or brown colt, by Brown Trince American Beauty. Clipstnut colt, by "Wormleighton Mantilla. Chestnut colt, by Colonel Vennic Lydia Languish. Chestnut colt, by Hourless Impetuous. Bay colt, by Brown Prince Step Lightly. Chestnut colt, by North Star III. Superwoman. Bay colt, by Fair Play Cicuta. Bay colt, by Somme Kiss Uosedrop. Bay colt, by Broomstick Panoply.

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