Horses Bred By J. D. Cohn Established Line In U. S. A.: Teddy and Offspring Have Left Stamp on American Breeding, Daily Racing Form, 1941-06-09


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HORSES BRED BY J D COM ESTABLISHED LINE IN U S A ATeddy Teddy and Offspring Have Left Stamp on American Breeding BreedingCapt Capt Jefferson Davis Cohn the picturesque AngloFrench sportsman now in this coun ¬ try is responsible through his fortunate ac quisition of Teddy and his breeding of that sires four great sons Sir Gallahad III Bull Dog Quatre Bras II and Aethelstan II all now at American farms for what has proved one of the most vital elements in American breeding Capt Cohn was an im portant figure on the French turf for over a decade but the success of the thorough ¬ breds that carried his cherry and black col os on the continent great as it was can hardly compare with the triumphs of his chosen bloodlines on this side of the Atlantic AtlanticTeddy Teddy a chestnut son cf Ajax was not bred by Capt Cohn but was purchased by him as a twoyearold in 1915 for slightly over 1000 from the estate of Edmorid Blanc the principal shareholder in the Monte Carlo Casino and the owner of the St Cloud race track outside Paris During the war years racing was restricted in France and Teddy had small opportunity to reveal his superla ¬ tive merit Nevertheless the colt was started in a few races at Saint Sebastian and in the South of France and he won five out of seven starts at three At four Teddy started but once defeating the fine mare La Farina in the Prix Sablonnieres His total earnings were approximately 30000 30000Retired Retired to the stud Teddy lost no time in establishing himself as one of the most suc ¬ cessful stallions of his time Mated with the Spearmint mare Plucky Liege he got Sir Gallahad III a great middle distance horse in France and England where he defeated Epinard in a famous match at Saint Cloud but a far greater sire after his importation to this country countryFor For ten years Teddy was among the lead ins sires of money winners in France and many of his get such as Ortello in Italy and the fine filly Rose of England in England were leaders of their divisions in those coun ¬ tries Brought to the United States in 1931 Teddy continued prominent as a sire at Ken ¬ neth Gilpins Kentmere stud in Virginia and although the Ajax stallion died in the Sum mer of 36 he is well represented on our turf this season by Glen Riddle Farms excellent fouryearold The Finest

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