Gossip of the Breeding Farms, Daily Racing Form, 1908-01-12


view raw text

GOSSIP OF THE BREEDING FARMS. Lexington. Ky., January 11. — The first of tin-get of August Belmonts Epsom Derby winner. Rock Sand, is expected at Nursery Stud. The first of the mares bled to him. Fetish, by Rayon DOr. a half sister to St. Florian. is now due to foal. This is the second season of Kock Sand in the stud and tiie colts and fillies sired by him will be watched with interest by the breeding world. Among the mares to foal this season at Hamburg Place, bred last season to Tlie Scribe, is Flora Pomona, winner of the Tennessee and Latonia Oaks, the stake winner La Joya and Tarantella, the dam of ten winners. Madden claims that The Serilie is tin- most l.isliionab]e-bred horse iu tlie stud iu Kentucky. He is a son of Isinglass and Memoir, an Oaks winner that is a full sister to La Flecic. The i-olts and lillies expected to arrive shortly al Hamburg Place are the first of the get of The Scribe iu Kentucky. Al Muller the crack gelding at New Orleans that quit l.M 7 unbeaten by any performer of his age, is owned by Frank Clarkson, a wealthy hotel proprietor 7 of Jacksonville. Fla. Fletcher Dryver. manager of Walnut Hill Stock Farm here, bought the colt for Clarkson privately of Milton Young as a yearling for $:U50. The first time Dryver worked the colt he ran a quarter in 23g seconds after only I wenty-eight days training. The long delay of the Jockey Club In publishing the registered foals Is causing comment here. In 10O7 it took seven months for tlie club to compile its list of 100C foals and in l.KK! the 1905 list was not published until thirteen months after registration day. Breeders here say that tlie IMs could be completed within a week after registration day which is November 1. each year. Henry T. Oxnard lias uot yet tiled the threatened suit against the Adams Express Company for dam age to his horses shipped here last November from l Ipperville. Va. The attorneys have not yet de cided Whether the suit should be brought In Ken-lucky or Yirginia.

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1900s/drf1908011201/drf1908011201_2_4
Local Identifier: drf1908011201_2_4
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800