Brilliant Victorian Dies: Mason and Hangar Lose Promising Stallion and Noted Race Horse, Winner of 53,425., Daily Racing Form, 1934-07-31


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BRILLIANT VICTORIAN DIES Mason Hangar Lose Promising PromisingStallion Stallion and Noted Race Horse HorseWinner Winner of 253425 LEXINGTON Ky July 30 Victorian one of the most brilliant racers of the galaxy which included Reigh Count Sun Beau Mis ¬ step Toro PeteeWrack Diavolo and other famous horses died this morning at Silas B Masons Duntreath Farm where he had made four seasons in the stud An intes ¬ tinal obstruction was blamed for his death The stallion had been ill for about forty eight hours The fatal illness came just as it appeared that the horse made a complete recovery frorri severe injuries suffered when he kicked through a fence on May 24 Insur ¬ ance covered a part of the loss lossVictorian Victorian was the property of Silas B Mason and W Arnold Hangar business associates who operating as the Warm Sta ¬ ble purchased the horse in the spring of 1929 when he was a fouryearold from the late Harry Payne Whitney his breeder At that time Victorian already ranked as one of the countrys leading money winners having won more than 140000 For the Warm Stable he won the Agua Caliente Handicap and enough additional money to bring his total earnings up to 253425 253425He He won exactly half of the thirtysix starts he made in four seasons At two he set a new track record seven furlongs in 124 at Bowie arid was second in the Hopeful and third in the Futurity At three he won the Preakness Withers Shevlin Stakes Brookdale Champlain and Manhat ¬ tan Handicaps and set a new track record at Havre de Grace a mile and a sixteenth in 144 144At At four he won two purse races but his two best efforts of the year were in the Dixie Handicap in which he was beaten a nose by Diavolo and the Southern Maryland Handicap in which Bateau defeated him by a nose At five he won the Agua Caliente Handicap and set a new record of 203 for the ten furlongs His remarkable record was hung up in spite of recurrent lameness which especially hampered him during his threeyearold season seasonThe The first foals sired by Victorian came to the races this year and already eight of them are winners winnersVictorian Victorian foaled in 1925 at the Whitney Farm here was a bay son of Whisk Broom II and the famous mare Prudery a grand race mare and dam also of the Kentucky Derby winner Whiskery a full brother to Victorian Prudery how dead was by Peter Pan Polly Flinders by Burgomaster

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