William Shields Busy at Benning: Has Eighteen Horses for the 1907 Campaign-Something About His Two-Year-Olds, Daily Racing Form, 1907-02-20


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WILLIAM SHIELDS 3JSY AT BENNING. Has Eighteen Horses for thev 1907 CamDaiqn — Somethinq About His Two-Year-Olds. n blagtoa, D. C. Februarj 19. William Shields has knuckled down to work .-it Bennlng after his ; winter spent largelj in travel, and is now I I person illy directing trainer Congdous handling of the eighteen horses In his stable here. Holseher hai put On St least M8 J« unds and Is developing 1 into ■ grand looking flBBI Wll "sM He Is as sound Bl ■ bell and the wonder among the trainers here- i i shouts is what could hare caused Matt Allen to *lct such a liorsp get out of his hands. He has already prosed I bargain for Mr. Shields and there t is every prospect that he will bring handsome returns daring the enssing season. Babac, the , steeplechaser, is in splendid condition and much I i expected of him tins year. Quadrille and Reid- ■ a a moare arc likewise in fine shape. BeMemo, Black Chalk. Yellow Back and Flair are four three year- I olds that M is north while to remember. They will be ready w hen Hie meeting opens In March. The yearlings in tbe stable number ten, three rf I which are the property of R H. MeCarter Potter. The seven belonging to Mr. Shields are: • s ..era in, b. c. I*- Prince of Melbourne — Suzon. Chestnut filly, by Farandote -Peggy K. t Chestnut Illy, by QoUesj Carter —Falsalara. Bay colt, by Toddlngton— Cornea. Bay Ally, by Toddingten — Aliens. K 1:, roll, by Indio Emigre. I, Brown filly, by R solute n. Won n. Itb the exception of the last mention,-. 1. the J] smallest Of the lot. ill of these youngsters were H I ght at the yearling anctio— last summer. The at highest j, rice paid wa- IMQ for the laraitdole — not Peggy R. tiily. She is a fidl sister to Wabash m yueen and was bred by Jeorge H. Whitney in the I hi all Melrose Stud. Slie was foaled on the first dav of f March, I90o and Is well grown and of splendid 1 conformation. Suserarn was bred to- Billot c. Cowdin in the Msphmnrsl Stud si Mt. Kisco, N. Y. He was foaled March 22. and is a half brother to Rebellious Susan, the flr-i foal of his dam. which was unplaced In her one start las; voir Susou was - never raced. Mr. Shields paid "iX for Suzerain. • He is the largest two-year-old Is the barn, a fine • looking bay with a blase face and with gray hairs i in Lis mane and tail. The Pes.. Int. ■ II .Won II. filly, Mr. Shields got from ]. . Ileal, v after lie bad bought her ai the sale of the Balgowan stud I yearlings in .June, f * 50. Her darn was a winner r in England. The other four were bred by I. It. Haguln at t Rancho del Paso In California. The two Tsoding tons are out of young mar. s and. like the one by Indio. they are above the average in size. For r each of these three fcjOO was paid. The Indio colt t is a brother t,o Kamsack. The Palsalars filly Is a half-sister to Buttling, Graden, and Sakhrat. The ? price paid for her was 50 and on present ap-pearances she looks like s bargain. She fills the ! eye tit once as one that will surely race well.

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