George Ring Purchases Zalud Farm in California: Renames it Three Rings Ranch; Harry Hart Will Manage Place, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-08


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George Ring Purchases Zalud Farm in California Renames It Three Rings Ranch; Harry Hart Will Manage Place LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 6.— George Ring, Californias most liberal buyer of racing and breeding stock in recent years, has purchased Zalud Stock Farm, at Beaumont, 60 miles east of Los Angeles, it was learned here today. Ring took the place over on lease a few months ago, and concentrated his broodmares and growing stock there, in charge of Harry S. Hart. Ring will change the name of the farm to Three Rings Ranch, make over its private training track, and in other ways rehabilitate the place, though horsemen aver the buildings, all comparatively new, need only repainting to restore them to condi- tion. His horses race under the name. Three Rings Stable. The ranch was built into a model breeding farm from scratch six years ago by F. Marten Zalud, New York drydock owner and shipping man, who has spent his winters at nearby Palm Springs for several years. Ring and his wife, Connie, and the Harts, Harry and Bertie, had planned to leave Monday for Churchill Downs to see the Derby running, but the. ranch purchase forced the Rings to remain in Los Angeles. The Harts, however, left by plane for Louisville. They will visit New York and Florida before returning to California early In June. In recent years the Zalud paddocks and barns were occupied by famous racers. Last season, for instance, several sires stood there. These Included the two Santa Anita Handicap winners, War Knight and Olhav-erry; Jade Boy, Radiotherapy and Her-marco.

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