untitled, Daily Racing Form, 1902-03-15


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The Melbourne Stud Studia ia AMJc rvSMcr LIMITED TO THIRTY APPROVED MARES f ft ft fianaspring 5plvJvJHandspring PROPERTY OF P J DWYER 5plvJvJ Handspring won the Great Trial Tremont Double Event both renewals Foam Billow Withers and Carlton Stakes Brooklyn Derby etc Chestnut horse standing 161 hands high By Hanover My Favor ¬ ite by imp Rayon dOr Handsprings oldest get were twoyearolds in 1901 Ho has had but six starters three of which Merriment Meditation and Major Daingerfield are high class winners and one of his other starters which only twice raced ran second in one of his starts in company of sta e class Hand ¬ springs breeding must bo considered extra fashionable and uprtodate being by the great Hanover and out of a daughter of the grand imp Rayon dOr who won on the turf no less than 122140 and showing wonderful ability to go any distance and to carry any sort of weight Handsprings second dam was by the successful sire imp Glen Athol a son of Blair Atbol winner of the Derby and St Leger and he out of Blink Boflny by Melbourne and she won both the Derby and Oaks and grandson of both Pocahontas and Queen Mary and sire of the Derby and St Leger winner Silvio and the great Prince Charlie prob ¬ ably the fastest horse that ever ran in England Handsprings next dam is by none other than the great and only Glencoe Going back to Rayon dOr we find him out of a mare by the son of the immor ¬ tal Touchstone the foundation stone of nearly all perfect pedigrees and her second dam was old Poca ¬ hontas herself by imp Glencoe Thus combining several times over the wonderful Glencoe blood Any breeder stinting a good mare to Handspring has a chance to produce the greatest horse that ever lived and his stud fee is certainly a very low one taking everything into consideration Rainbow considerationRainbow 5O 5OBrown Brown horse 163 hands high foaled 1890 by Longfellow dam Buff and Blue by War Dance Rain ¬ bow won the Brooklyn Derby and many other races in which he defeated the best horses in training and during his threeyearold form worked a mile and a half trial in 236 over the Coney Island track Rainbows dam Buff and Blue is by War Dance one of the best of Lexingtons sons out of the famous old matron Reel by imp Glencoe Buff and Blue also produced Bright Phoebus winner of the Realization Stakes Monita Hardy Sister Geneva dam of Carnero and other winners His second dam Balloon was one of the greatest long distance race mares ever seen in this country and produced the famous brood mare Ballet Rainbow is one of the finest thoroughbred stallions in America and sold for 8200 as a yearling Rainbow made his first season in the stud at Melbourne in 1900 but he was stinted to a few mares before that and from those services he has had seven starters every one of which has been returned a winner including the three high class performers Menace who won eighteen races a greater number than any other threeyearold filly in training in 1901 Wealth a threeyearold filly who in her first and maiden start forced the noted Futurity winner Ogden then an older horse to run a mile under 1 40 to beat her a head and Percy F a several times stake winner For 1902 Rainbow is limited to thirty mares of which twenty will be his owners ownersSt St OOwn Julien LIMITED TO THIRTY MARES 5 O Own brother to the stake winners and successful sires Prince of Monaco and St Carlo Chestnut horsa 16 hands high foaled 1891 by imp St Blaise Carina by Kingfisher St Julien was a stake winner and raced with success as a two and threeyearold winning The Larchmont Stakes 34 in 1 12 and other races and was beaten a head by John Copper in the Vreeland Handicap 78 in 1 28 St Julien was only stinted to a very few mares previous to going regularly in the stud at Melbourne in 1901 yet he has sired the flying Myrtle Dell who made a track record as a twoyearold in 1901 Sard Seething St Dean Kabyle Princess Julien Blonde Grayson etc Mr Barnes thinks St Julien fully the equal of his full brothers St Carlo and Prince of Monaco He is foal a sure getter having twentyeight mares in foal from a service of thirtythree last year He is also a grand breeder of individuality and as fine a tempered horse as there is in Kentucky Jim KentuckyJim PrivateBy Gore Private By Hindoo dam Katie by imp Phaeton Sire of Beau Gallant The Goldfinder Amelia May Beau Ideal Moncreith Gorman Knowles Donna Seay and many other stake winners and great campaigners Prince campaignersPrince PrivateBy of Monaco Private By imp St Blaise dam Carina by Kingfisher Sire of Fancywood Blennenworth Monarka Precnr sor Autumn Leaves Sting Kilmantle who won twice and was placed four other times out of seven starts in England in 1901 Colbert and many other winners winnersThe The Melbourne Stud now consists of five stallions and 108 of as finely bred young matrons as can be found on any single breeding farm in this country The mares are now kept on eight different farms and the yearlings on four different farms far apart and yet within a few miles of Melbourne for it is my fixed opinion that strictly highclass race horses can be bred with more success if kept apart in small lots rather than banded together in large numbers Mares kept in box stalls well bedded down the charges will be 10 per month when running ori grass 3 which must be considered a very low price considering the established reputation the Mel ¬ bourne Stud has for the care of its stallions mares and all thoroughbred stock It is a practice at the Melbourne Stud to try the mares three times a week until the first of June and after that time every day until the season closes July 1st which is a guarantee that every mare will be got in foal if care and attention will accomplish this end endCSFTJsnal CSFTJsnal return privilege if horse is alive and in my possession E3F For catalogue and further information address W S KAKNES Proprietor Lexington Ky

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