American Mares Produce Stayers.: W. J. Treacy Wins ,500 on Donerail as Result of Painstaking Research., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-18


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AMERICAN MARES PRODUCE STAYERS STAYERSW W J Treacy Wins 4500 on Donerail as Result of Painstaking Research Lexington Ky May 17 William J Treacy pedigree expert and cataloguer for the Kentucky Sales Company when asked what had impelled him to wager 05 against 4500 a fortnight or more before the running of the thirtyninth Kentucky Derby that Thomas P Hayes Donerail son of im ¬ ported McGee and Algic M by Hanover would win that greatly coveted race at Churchill Downs last Saturday said that his decision was due to his con ¬ viction that the best stayers In this country are from mares that do not trace to imported female ancestry in other words from strictly American marcs marcsHe He said that lie made a research that had pro ¬ duced this conviction and explained that this re ¬ search had consisted mainly in applying the Bruce Low Figure System and running out the winners of the thirtyeight races for the Kentucky Derby prior to the year 1913 1913In In doing this Mr Treacy found that fifteen of the thirtyright winners had come from strictly Ameri ¬ can mares that is mares that are not traceable to the English Stud 15ook or the stud l ooks of other countries and have no family number under the Bruce Lowe System SystemUpon Upon making this discovery and remembering also that David Garrlck and Kings Courier good Ameri ¬ can winners in England were without family Mr Treacy took up the eligibles to the Kentucky Derby in quest of one of strictly American lineage on the dams side Donerail was the only one and forth ¬ with he sent In his wager upon Donerail DonerailThe The following is a list of the Kentucky Derby winners by families to which they belong as pre ¬ pared by Mr Treacy TreacyNo No number from strictly American marcs Aristi ¬ des 1S75 Vagrant 1870 Lord Murphy 1871 Montrose 1SS7 Macbeth 1SSS Hiley 1809 Azra 1S 1 Lookout 1893 Chant 1S94 lien Prush 1890 Typhoon II 1S7 Lieutenant Gib ¬ son 1000 AllanaDale 1902 Judge Himes 1H03 Pink Star 1007 and Douerail 1013 1013No No 4 Family Day Star 1S7S Halma 1895 Manuel 1SJ9 Wintergreen 1JOJ and Donau DonauNo No 11 Family Baden Baden 1877 Leonatus 18SJ Joe Cotton 1SS5 and Ills Eminence 1901 1901No No 24 Family Fonso 1SSO Hindoo 1SS1 and Agile 1005 1005No No 5 Family Elwood 1901 and Sir Huoii No 2 Family Buchanan 1SS1 No Family Worth 1912 No Family Spokane 1880 No 11 Family Ben All 1881 No 15 Family Stone Street 100S No 1 Family A mllo 1882 No 110 Faniilv Meridian Illl No 21 Family Plaudit 1S9S No 23 Family Kingmau 1891

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