Stayers By The Tetrarch: Interesting Statistics Show English Stallion Has Sired some Good Distance Horses., Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-12


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STAYERS BY THE TETRARCH Interesting Statistics Show English Stallion Has Sired Some Good Distance Horses. Although Knglands pray flyer. The Twt-rarch. has come to he looked upon as a stallion more likely to produce progeny with high sprinting ability than with stamina, a writer in the Manchester Chronicle pVOaWastfl seme figures which tend to disprove tha*t view. Ife gives a compilation shuwing the winners hy The Tetrarch at various distances. This table covers all of the stallions progeny three-years-old and over. It shows that although he has sired more winners at the mile distance than at any other he has produced eight winners over distances from a mile and a half upward. Just now in England there is considerable discussion of the possible staying qualities of Aga Khans Mumtaz Mahal, a daughter of The Tctranh and Iady Josephine. j which enjoyed sensational success as a two-year-old last year. She has generally been designated as a sprinter hy English turf experts and it has been freely predicted that she will have no chance in the classics. The Manchester writers figures might tend to change that opinion. The records of The Tetrarchs winning stock tliree-years-old and upward over various distances are shown in the following table : No. of No. of Distance. Winners. Distance. Winners. 5-8 mile 7 1 1-4 or 1 3-S miles 5 3-4 mile 7 1 12 mile.s 4 7 8 mile S 1 7 8 miles 2 1 mile 11 2 miles 1 1 1-8 miles 1 2 14 miles 1

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