John T. Irelands Racing String., Daily Racing Form, 1910-02-20


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JOHN T IRELANDS RACING STRING Lexington Ky February 19 In point of numbers at least John T Ireland has a more extensive string than any other trainer at the Kentucky Association track There are twenty thoroughbreds in his barn The list is headed by J W Fergusons sixyearold brown mare Dainty Dame which after four seasons on the turf is in the pink of winter condition sound as a bell of brass and displaying nothing to disturb the belief of her owner that she will win in 1910 In her four seasons of racing she started seventynine times won nineteen races and earned 10870 Mr Ferguson intends that this shall be Dainty Dames last season on the turf and he hopes that she will retire sound He will send her in 1911 to tlie court of some young stallion that had a successful career on the turf The next oldest horse in the Ireland string is the fouryearold chest ¬ nut filly Ironliound The threeyearolds in the string number half a dozen as follows Cherryola ch f by Tanzmelster Last Cherry Starport ch f by Star Shoot Amy Davenport Sona b f by Orlando Vassari Chanticlor b f bv Tanzmeister Mercurial Star Blue ch c by Star Iluby Bonnie Blue II Balkis b f by Orlando Kismet Tlie firstnamed four are tlie property of Mr Ire ¬ land Star Blue is owned in partnership by Walter B Jennings and Catesby Woadford and Balkis is tlie property of Catesby Wood ford Cherryola is accounted the best of these threeyearolds She has wintered splendidly splendidlyThere There arc an even dozen twoyearolds in this string as follows followsBay Bay colt by Star Huby Amy Davenport Chestnut colt by Star Shoot Bonnie Blue II Chestnut filly bv Star Shoot Blue Danube Chestnut filly by Star Shoot Nisbat Chestnut filly bv Islington Pearls and Diamonds Bay gelding by Orlando Queen Beth Chestnut gelding by Orlando Babble Bay filly bv Orlando Lake Breeze Bay colt by Captain Sigsbee Wyohi Biy filly by Oddfellow Coraza Bay colt by Orimar Florence Hudson Bay lilly by Marta Santa Proud Tlie firstnamed two arc the property of W B Jennings and Catesby Woodford the next four be ¬ long to Catesby Woodford individually the next three are the property of J Hal Woodford and the lastnamed three belong to John T Ireland The colts by Star Shoot Amy Davenport and Star Shoot Bonnie Blue II are the most highly regarded ot the collection They are the only two out of four ¬ teen entries that Mr Woodford kept eligible to the Breeders Futurity which is to be the feature of the opening at the local track April HO The filly out of Blue Danubo is a halfsister to the speedy marc La Pucclle The gelding out of Babbie is a halfbrother to the good filly My Gal which to ¬ gether with Eye White is eligible from the stable of Hal Woodford to the Camdcn Handicap which will have its first rimiing bore this spring and will bo In the nature of a preliminary to the Ken ¬ tucky Derby The filly out of Lake Itroezo is a sister to life winners Jon Bornsteln Land Breeze and Baringo and halfsister to the stake winner South Breeze The colt out of Wyola Is a half brother to Pinkola mid Pink Wings WingsMr Mr Ireland Is well pleased with his stable for 1910 lie will race In Kentucky until July and then go east

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