Woolsthorpe Dies in Kentucky, Daily Racing Form, 1910-07-16


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y?O0LSTH0RPE DJES IN KENTUCKY. Lexington. Ky.. July 15. — Col. Milton Youngs thoroughbred stallion. Wools thorpe , died yesterday at the farm of John D. Carr. near this city. Wools-thorpe was twenty-two years old, and his death was due to old n,;." and the excessive heat. Woolsthorpc was bred iii England by the late Prince Soltykoff. and was a bay horse by Tibthotpc son of the Derby and St. Leger winner. Voltlgeuri. out of Light of Other Bayaj by Batfh, a high-class race horse. Woolsthorpc was raced in England by his breeder for :en seasons. As a two year-old he started four times, running second for the Clearwell Stakes, third for the Rous Memorial and in a handicap, and was unplaced once. Thereafter he was an annual winner for seven seasons, capturing the Isle-ham Plate at Newmarket twice, the Crawford Plate at Newmarket, the Fnllerton Handicap, etc., defeating Sainfoin Derby winner, Best Man. Peri gord. Worcester and other good ones. IB also ran many creditable place races, mcMMng second for the Crawford Plate, twelve starters. Second for the Crest Eastern Railway Handicap, twenty starters, rgrrying sixteen pounds more than the winner; second for the All Aged Stakes. Snailwell Stakes. July Handicap Ihd Challenge Plate. Here is his turf record, and in many respects it is remarkable: Year. Age. Sts. 1st. 2d. td-Unp. lino 2 4 0 1 - 1 M»l :j in i i .. r MB2 i t 11 9 1 1 7 UBKt r, , 1 1 1 .1 1S!H ti S 1 .! 1 . istlo 7 !» 2 2 Ti 2 1S!«! S 5 1 2 II 2 1S1I7 ! 4 1 1 0 2 IH8 10 4 O l 0 4 1S90 11 I 0 • 1 1 Totals 10 «.? 9 12 12 MO Wo.,lsthoi|» had nothing to race for him in England iiuil the records do not show that In- was ever mated with any niaies iu that country. During the summer of P.msi he was brought to this country and became the joint property of Col. Milton Young and the late Charles F. MeMeekln, m. iking his first season in the stud a I Oak wood. Mr. Mc-Meekins place near Lexington. The first of his gel were the foals f l!Mr_.. racing as t wo y e.i r-olds iu lisM. Out of Ibis crop he got eleven winners. In r.io." he had out twenty-seven winners, twelve of them tw -. ear olds. Mr. McMeekin was killed in ■ wreck at Salisbury. Engl anal, July 1, IMS, and. to dissolve the partnership, Woorathorpe was sold at the Fasig -Tipton sale in Lexington in No veinber of thv samg vear. Colonel Young bought him on a bid of fS80. In IMC he was represented bar twenty-two winners of 0.::0." : In 1!MI7 twenty-nine w inners of $." ." . N27 : in l!*os forty two winners of ,s,:.iiii. including Bellwether, Creel, Fnleada, Fashion Plate, t. H. Reed. Light Wool. Wool Sandals and Woolwinder; in l-l M H t forty-one winners of -".. 140. which placed him third in the list of leading American stallions. Thus far this year he stands third iu the stallion list of 1910, with thirty one winners of $: . .%» . including the Kentucky Derby winner, lb mail. lie was united with twenty five mares the past spring and Colonel Young thinks t In y are at in foaX President D. Cray Falconer of the Kentucky Association has called a meeting of the directors to be held next Thursday morning to determine whether or not a tali meeting will be given at tin local track. Thomas Pialt. n well known breeder of thoroughbred horses, was thrown from his buggy and painfully injured yesterday afternoon, the horse taking fright at an ■atomeblle. August Itettuont s»ent. yesterday at Nursery Stud Inspecting liis thoroughbreds, and left last night for New York. He instructed Manager Ed Kane to ship to Belmont Park next week a carload of year lings, to be broken and brained bv trniner John Whalen. II. O. BedWeTi, whose case is to be heard by the Stale Rncing Commission Saturday, arrived here yesterday. - . Dr. Henry M. Casey of the City of Mexico is here to buy thoroughbreds for racing in Mexico. The stallion St. Uorv and two Allies, bought bv M. A. Silvers for export to Chile, left here yesterday for New York, in charge of John Miller. Along with thorn went a couple- of tillies by Tithontis, belonging to fleet go Granty. Mr. Silvers will dispose of them in Chile on a commission basis. C. C. Vnn Meter" and Barney McDavltl yesterday nnrchnaed from Bonrge Stoil the yearling brother to Sylveslris. by Nasturl iuin — Annul, by Himyar.

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