Represented in Preakness: Produce of Many Sires Included in Entries for 0,000 Race, Daily Racing Form, 1928-04-04


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REPRESENTED IN PREAKNESS ♦- Produce of Many Sires Included in Entries for 0,000 Race. ♦ Mas * War. Fair Ilay, Brown Prince II. an -A Vliis!i Krcuni II. I. pad the list, Kaon wiili tour to His Credit. BAl.TIMOBi:. Md, April ?..— A wide range of sires s represented in the 121 nominations for the Preakness Stakes, to be run at Pimlico. Friday, May 11. They represent the best blood on both sides of the water, and number 60 individuals, nearly all of which have produced winners of big stakes. The most numerously represented seem to be Man o War. his daddy. Fair Play. Brown Prin.-e II. and Whisk Broom IT. e;:ch of Which has four entries to his credit, with the re-reqtly dfCeas?d Xegofol and Friar Bock next in line with three apiece, the same number as Sun Briar. High Time, Peter Pan. Wrack. I Slack Toney. Stefan the Great. Royal Canopy, John P. Grier, The Porter and Chicle. Broomstick seems to be showing his age, as the Rrookmeade Stables Brooms, winner of the Hopeful Stakes, is the only one of the get of this great stallion, while the venerable and prolific Ballot has also a single representative in the Seagram Stables Fred Parker, whose dam is Adel. Ormondale, son of the mighty Ormonde, has but one to carry • •II his fashionable lmo- m Audley Farms Bobasbela. 01 VN it IVKA l F*s oi.T. Gtnd Parade, the English Derby winner, has a fine colt in Strolling Player, which, on looks, performances and pedigree, should pro-. •• a valuable addition to the thoroughbred breeding ranks when his racing days are ovr : and other sires, prominent by reason of past performances or the character of their get. are Khayyam. Morvich. Upset, Cudgel, Meridian. The Finn. Leonardo II., Sweep. Sir Martin. Wildair. Trojan, Bight F.rigade, C. ;vy Lag. Olambala. Pillory, a Preakness Stakes winner himself, and Tryste r. This list shows the wide range of the breeding industry, now increasing by leaps :md 1io;i;k1s and spreading to all parts of the country. The growing interest in this most fascinating business and pastime is also evidenced by the number of newcomers on the list of nominators to the Preakness Stakes, many of then the "gentler sex." The Fair Stable of Mrs. Vanderbilt. now trained by A. I?. Gordon, who is trying to bring back that disappointing rouge, Sarazen. has Oh Say, by Dis Done, and War Fli.-r. a son of Man o War, the former a good vvinier last year, and Mrs. J. Simpson Dean of Wilmington, Del., will make her debut in the Preakness Stakes, with Friars Hope, bjt Friar Bock. ikn. uiktz ix i.i iki.k;ht. Mrs. John D. Hertz, the Chicago sportswoman, is naturally in the limelight b reason of Beigh Count, winner of the Waldeii Stakes, a much touted favorite for the leading three-year-old races, and she has another entry in Sea Rip. a chestnut son of Fiiir Bock — Grecian : she is reserving the sensational Anita Peabody for the filly fta-tures. The Wheatley Stable of Mrs. It. C. lhipps has no less than four stars in the Preakness Stakes in Diavolo, Havoc, Distraction and Nixie, and trainer J. Fitzsini-niiiiis expects to surpass his wonderful record of last year with this popular establishment. Mrs. Louise Yiau, widow of the late Wil-ford Yiau at one time owner of Omar Khayyam, has named thre.- in Pennant Queen, fits mil Si and Bedcliffe, to carry her purple and while colors, and her trainer. Sandy Mc-Xaughtt-n. is coining to Pimlico for the first tin!.- in many rears. The most extensive string owned by a woman is the Maryland establishment of M i ... Margaret Emerson Baker, who, under the niii de course of the Sagamore Stable, bis five cligiMes from which to clo ye. The best of tins ■ seems to be Night Fife and Scotch anl Soda, but Heres How, Don Q., and Nursery Rhymes are said to have wintered well at the new farm in Worthington Valley, about ten miles from Pimlico. Mrs. Katherine Flkins Hitt, who conducts a large breeding establishment in Virginia, near Middleburg. at the head of which is the Poei o Day stallion Fd Crump, will bring up Give and Take for the Preakness Stakes. This fellow is by Fair Play, the leading sire of 1927. A victory for the white and black hoop woaM be exceedingly popular in the fSP.PM prise. l1 Is an encouraging sign, and means a lot for racing to have so many prominent women owner.-, lake an interest in the sport.

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