August Belmonts Breeding Plans., Daily Racing Form, 1910-02-04


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AUGUST BELMONTS BREEDING PLANS New York February 3 August Belmout expects reat things in the stud of Fair Play the fiyeyenv uld sou of Hastings and Fairy Gold Since his re ¬ turn to the Nursery Stud from Kugland he has iiu liroved greatly ill appearance and Mr Bclmont con ¬ siders him the best horse he ever owned Conse ¬ quently he has revised his breeding Itook and h proposes to afford Fair Play every opportunity at the Nursery Mr Bchnont was asked why ho did not put Fair Play in training again but he said that he preferred to breed him and that within a short tinu lie ox ectcd the son of Hastings to show by his get that as a stallion he is the sujKirior of his sire Hock Sand or Singleton the other stallions now at Nursery Stud StudFor For 1910 the mares that will be sent to Fair Play are St Priscilla dam of Priscilliaij Sonveraine dam of Half Sovereign Woodvlii dam of Woodlane Woodsaw and other good ones St Kudora Retained II Nineveh dam of Norman Nine Spot and some others Pocket Piece Miss Hanover Mem Sahib Lady Margaret Flitterinouse the dam of Field Mouse and Donna Mia MiaHastings Hastings the sire of Fair Play will be sent back to Fairy Cold and others that will go to this court are Beldame Iton Coeur Gwendolyn Haiitesse Linda Stone Lucy Cross Topiary and some others othersHock Hock Sand the English sire will have twenty seven mares in all and his book is the biggest of any of the Nursery stailions Fair Play will have an even dozen Hastings eleven and Singleton will have live liveLadv Ladv Languish will be sent to Yankee and Teas Over the dam of Ort Wells Dick Welles and a number of other good ones will be sent to Ogden the sire of Sir Martin MartinMr Mr ISelmont is not only much interested in his thoroughbreds at the Nursery Stud but ho has demonstrated the various uses of the thoroughbred lie Jong ago came to the conclusion that the thor ¬ oughbred had Hints points of excellence that fitted jn with horses for every use Those points are cour ¬ age endurance uid early maturity Tims far Mr Kilmont has bred some prizewinning thoroughbred polo ponies and right now lie has a fouryearold hunter that came from a cross of Octagon and a Mii Irish mare that was not pure bred but had a large percentage of pure blood in her pedigree

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