Canadian Breeding Bureau Activities, Daily Racing Form, 1913-12-06


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CANADIAN BREEDING BUREAU ACTIVITIES Montreal, Que., December 5. The Indians on the Six Nation Reserve near Brantford, Ont., have applied for a thoroughbred stallion to the Canadian National Bureau of Breeding. Maj. Gordon J. Smith, 25th Brant Dragoons, who Is also superintendent of the reserve, says that there are 4,000 Indians and that they have many good mares, and do not wish to breed anything but light horses, if possible. The reserve consists of 43.000 acres, and the 25th Brant Dragoons will probably get the nick of what these Indians can raise. General Lessard has approved of the plan and the bureau has decided to give the Indians a good thoroughbred sire. The bureau stallion Vance Guard, son of the former long-distance race horse. Advance Guard, has been transferred from Oak River, Man., to Klecville, Ont. As many of the bureau stallions have now been out four years it lias become necessary to transfer many of them in order to keep their own from coining back to them. Call Boj- has been sent to Lancaster, Ont.: Vnl-jean to Leamington, Oat.; Ostrich from Hartlaud, N. B.. to Port Elgin, N. B.: Oracnlum from Dauphin, Man., to Winnipeg, Man.; LoHeate from Dauphin, Man., to Ste. Rose du Lac, Ma.: Zipango from Halifax, N. S., to Bridgetown, P. E. L; Mcllvain from Calgary, Alta., to Jumping Pond, Alta.; Earl Rogers from Lancaster, Out., to Fort William, Ont.; Arawaak from Binscarth. Man., to Montreal, Que.: Light Wool from Bishops Crossing, to Montreal, Que.; Angler from Pembroke, Ont., to Erindale, Ont.; Crawford from Rosewood, Man., to Binscarth, Man.; Little Friar from Danville, Que.,! to Montreal, Que., and Work Box from Montreal to Edmonton, Alta. The first twenty reports on bureau stallions for: the 1913 season show a total of S23 mares, or about; 41 inares tier horse. In this list are several horses, which arrived late, after having been transferred, ; A and which cut down the average somewhat. However, the work shows . considerable Improvement over last year, the average for the entire lot for 1912 being 30 mares to the horse.

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