Family of Evensong Much In Harness Racing News, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-14


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Family of Evensong Much In Harness Racing News The family of Evensong, she the "most remarkable speed-producing matron the sport has ever known, made much of the harness racing news last week, some of it good and some of it bad. On the bright side of the picture was the straight heat "victory scored at Toledo, Ohio, in the 1,000 Matron Stakes by I "Evensongs granddaughter, Scotch Rhythm. The win stamped Leo C. McNamaras Indianapolis filly as the one to beat in the 0,000 Hambletonian at Goshen, N. Y., August 8. - Tempering that news somewhat was a bulletin from The Walnut Hall Stud in Kentucky announcing the death of Scotch Rhythms dam, the young mare Scotch Song*. Scotch Song, a daughter of Evensong, was injured as a yearling and never ■ got to the races, but three foals she duced to the cover of Volorriite ranked her as a great matron even though she died at ten. The first was the good pacer Scotch Melody and the next two were Lusty Song, winner of the 1950 Hambletonian, and Scotch Rhythm, the filly that stands to match -her brothers accomplishment two months hence. Scotch Songs fourth and last foal is Theme Song, who was sold for 7,500 as a yearling last fall. Evensong, who died last year at 25, also is represented at Toledo by three sons, Mighty Song, Flying Song and Hit Song. AH are rated as possible two-minute additions to her list.

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