Meissen to Be Returned To Peru, Land of Birth: Giant Thoroughbred Bought For Duty in Stud at Home, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-24


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Meissen to Be Returned To Peru Land of Birth BirthGiant Giant Thoroughbred Bought For Duty in Stud at Home HomeSAN SAN FRANCISCO Calif May 22 Meissen the Peruvian giant who was im ¬ ported to this country by A T Jergins and failed to impress as a racer after hav ¬ ing been campaigned moderately is now in northern California awaiting trans ¬ portation back to his native land The Government of Peru wishes to have him returned to serve as a sire and Owner Jergins has acceded to the request requestMeissen Meissen was shipped to Bay Meadows several weeks ago and was placed in charge of Ross Cooper who trains an ex ¬ tensive string When the Meadows meet ¬ ing ended he was sent to Jack Glen dowers Bay Tree Farm which is about twenty miles from the San Mateo course Arrangements are under way to have him shipped to South America at the earliest possible time The date of the sailing of the ship is a military secret secretContrary Contrary to recent reports an authorita ¬ tive source declares that Meissen has not been mated with any mares in this coun ¬ try A story current some months ago had it that he was to be bred to a few mares on a southern California ranch ranchMeissens Meissens temporary home Bay Tree Farm is one of the best equipped small places in the northern part of the state It is owned by Jack H Glendower an Aus ¬ tralian who purchased it several years ago and made many improvements The ranch takes in fifty acres and Meissens stall is in a large solidly built barn of the vintage of thirty or forty years ago The haras is the scene of the foaling of the Bay Tree horses several of whom includ ¬ ing Baytree Bomber and Bay Tree Girl were successful at Bay Meadows Inci ¬ dentally Bay Tree Girl has been sold to Grover Gilbert and will be campaigned in Winnipeg this spring while Baytree Bomber a twoyearold has been turned out on the farm farmA A T Jergins the owner of Meissen was a visitor at the Bay Meadows meeting having stopped off to bid the horse bon voyage He was accompanied by Mr and Mrs Charles E Cooper The party was en route to Oregons Rogue River country to enjoy a few weeks of fishing

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