Famous French Racer, Pharis, Restored to Owner M. Boussac, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-18


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Famous French Racer, Pilaris, Restored to Owner M. Boussac By Special Correspondent PARIS. France. — Reported to be in excellent condition, the famous French race horse, Pharis, son of Pharos and Carissima, by Clarissimus, has been liberated and is now back at the stud of his owner-breeder, Marcel Boussac, in Normandy. Stolen by the Germans in 1940, the whereabouts of Pharis was surrounded with secrecy until he was found early last month by troops of the American Third Army in the breeding farm at Ardefeld. Bred by his owner and trained by A. Swann at Chantilly. Pharis was unbeaten and after winning the Prix de Jockey Club and Grand Prix de Paris as a three-year-old was sent to England to run against Blue Peter in the 1939 St. Leger Stakes, which was abandoned because of war.

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1940s/drf1945061801/drf1945061801_22_1
Local Identifier: drf1945061801_22_1
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800