Breeding Thoroughbreds Judge McKnights Joy: Texas Jurist Enthusiastic About His Farm and Stock, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-12


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Breeding Thoroughbreds Judge McKnights Joy Texas Jurist Enthusiastic About His Farm and Stock StockARLINGTON ARLINGTON Texas May 11 Judge Alfred McKnight whose picturesque Knightshaven Stock Farm south of here is one of the show places of the section is a breeder who finds great happiness in raising his own thoroughbreds and then sending them to the races And some good ones have gone to the racing wars from Knightshaven in recent years yearsAssociated Associated with one of Tarrant Countys most prominent and influential legal firms Judge McKnight also is active sec ¬ retary for the Thoroughbred Horse Asso ¬ ciation of Texas He was one of the found ¬ ers of this organization While one of the busiest men in the state through his civic financial social and professional activities Judge McKnight nevertheless finds time almost every day he is home to visit Knightshaven and inspect his thorough ¬ breds bredsThe The stallions Flying Witch which he owns and Sun Sun which is leased from the King Ranch stand at Knightshaven and a fine group of brood mares roam the pastures of this 800odd acre establish ¬ ment Judge McKnight also has some fine cattle and pack mules The latter are eagerly sought by the Remount Depart ¬ ment of the United States Army for serv ¬ ice overseas overseasI I dont know of any more pleasant manner in which to relieve the worries of a busy day uptown than to come out and attend to my various activities here com ¬ mented Judge McKnight while showing some friends around his place I would like to spend more time here but even what little I can spare from my legal and other work gives me a lot of real pleasure for there is not anything in the world to compare with this for living he added addedWhen When at Knightshaven Judge McKnight gets into farm character He dons boots levis and big hat Friends from town or out of state drop in for a visit and now and then one visitor finds it difficut to Identify this big roughly dressed horse ¬ man as the urbane and cultured McKnight the lawyer

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