Likely English Juveniles in Wm. Woodward String: Newcomers Are by British Stallion from American-Bred Mares, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-18


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Likely English Juveniles In Wm. Woodward String Newcomers Are by British Stallion From American-Bred Mares By Special Correspondent. NEWMARKET, England. — Whliam Woodward, the American owner-breeder and chairman of The New York Jockey Club, a staunch supporter of racing in | this country for the past fifteen years, will have a brace of two-year-olds to sport his white, red spots and black cap silks in racing in this country this season. A colt and a filly, each of whose dams is Americanbred, mated with an English sire. The produce, if not actually foaled, was reared at the Middleton Park Stud, , Castletown-Geaghan, County Westmeath, Ireland. The colt is a half brother to Bosley, stakes winner in England and America, by i the Ascot Gold Cup winner Precipitation, | out of Merry Vixen, by Sir Gallahad III., that is aptly named Merry Mark. He is a muscular, well developed colt and is bred to race a route. While the filly is the charming, faultless Hycilla. a sister to last years Juvenile winner. Herald, by the Derby and St. Leger Stakes winner Hyperion, out of Priscilla Carter, by the Kentucky Derby winner, Omar Khayyam. Hycilla is a striking filly and always will be easy to distinguish on a race course because of her silver mane and tail. Woodwards juveniles are but two of the many attractive and royally-bred youngsters that the Irish conditioner, Capt. Cecil Boyd-Rochfort has in his Freemason Lodge stable this season. He has four colts of the same age for another of his American patrons, John Hay Whitney. They include a grandly-topped colt of great promise, by Hyperion, out of the American-bred mare, Polly Play. While the gray son of the Eclipse Stakes winner, Royal Minstrel, out of a sister to the Ascot Gold Cup hero, j Precipitation, is all quality and a likely J sort. -"-

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