Gossip From Blue Grass Region., Daily Racing Form, 1910-12-25


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GOSSIP FROM BLUE GRASS REGION REGIONLexington Lexington Ky December 24 Cliff Hammon manager of E R Bradleys Idle Hour Farm is seeking the nearest of kin to Jolm Davis who died of pneumonia during the Churchill Downs meeting last May and was buried at Louisville Davis was apparently between thirtyfive and forty years cjl age and came here from California with the stallions Cunard and St Avonicus and a number of mares owned by Mrs George W Laugdou in the fall of 1909 Beyond the fact that he had been employed for a number of years by John D Mlllin to look after horses belonging to the late Caesar Young in California Davis gave no information to anyow connected with the Bradley establishment concern ¬ ing himself Hammon says he has banked here a couple of hundred dollars left by Davis that will ha e to be turned1 over to the state unless some kinsman Is soon located locatedOut Out at Idle Hour Farm are the stallions Cunard and Yankee Gun fiftysix broodmares twentyrslx colts and fillies that will l tfconhted as one jear old a week hence eight coming twoycarolds and two coming threeyearolds the latter being Mr Bradley Bell Horse and James Butlers Bobs BobsThree Three of the coining twoyearolds tore dwtied by II II Heyvitt a Xew York rubber man who raced Coy Maid anil they will be trained by John Smith who came from New York about a fortnight ago saw them tried out and then turned them out to run in the paddocks until February 1 when they will l e taken up prepared for the spring meeting here and at its conclusion will be shipped to New York The fleetest of the trio is the brown colt halfbrother to Inspired by Wild Mint Inspira ¬ tion His yearling trial was a quarter In 23 The bay colt by Wild rMint Avisteu worked a quarter In 24 and the brown colt by Peep oDay Coy Maid the smallest of the trio accomplished a quarter in 24 also The other five coming twoyearolds belong to Mr Bradley and will be put in training about February 1 They are all fillies Two are by Broomstick being a chestnut out of Shrine and a bay out of Wayward Lass and are eligible to the Breeders Futurity to be run here next spring The others were bred in James R Keenes Castleton Stud and were bought out of the sale here December 1 They are the chestnut filly by Voter Incarnadine chestnut filly by Kingston Pleasure Bay and bay filly by Voter Umbra The three cost Mr Bradley 1000 Last spring thirtythree mares were bred at Idle Hour Farm thirtyone of them going to the court of Cunard and Manager Hammon says that twenty nine of them are in foal Three of the mares Sweet Alice Miss Ringlets and Run of Buck the latter belonging to Ms Hewitt aro dtic to foal in Janu ¬ ary Eight will foal in February twelve in March and six in April AprilOf Of the youngsters at the farm only one the colt out of that good mare Princess Titania is by Cu ¬ nard Six are bv Marta Santa four by St Avonicus the son of St Simon that was sold to M A Silvers and taken by him to Chile four by Frank Gill the sturdy son of Collar wlilch djed shortly after begetting these three by Hermis now in France two by Orlando one by Yankee Gun one by The Scribe one by Royal Flush III two by Astromoner and one by Ogden the last named three having been bred by David Gideon GideonNames Names have been secured by Frank J Kelly the Chicago wallpaper man for the three coming two yearolds tliat T L Pierce is handling for him at the Kentucky Association track as follows followsAda Ada Bay b f by Knight of the Thistle Grazi clla cllaKemence Kemence ch f by The Scribe Attellc AttellcParong Parong ch f by Peep oDay Nellie Ben BenAll All of these are eligible to the breeders Futurity and local trainers regard them as good prospects The other member of the string is the coming threeyearold filly iMpmlta by Peep oDay Grizel which was bred by Mr TCelly and has never started startedThe The tenyearold stallion Go Between by Meddler Indigo Is to be shipped from here January 3 to Reading Pa to go Into the stud Go Between was purchased a short while back from Irving II Wheat croft of the St James Stud by Henry W Shoe ¬ maker of the firm of Shoemaker Bates Co Wall street brokers Mr Shoemaker has a farm at Read ¬ ing and will there mate Go Between with a fow

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