Great Sire of Jumping Horses, Daily Racing Form, 1914-01-02


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GREAT SIRE OF JUMPING HORSES, Calveley, originally the property of the late Duke of Westminster and then of the late Sir John Thurs-by, stands at the head of the list of winning stallions in Germany, under jumping rules, for the seventh year in succession. By St. Serf out of San-diway, Calveley was bred at the Eaton Stud. As a four-year-old In 1S99 he won four races out of live, beginning by lauding a 20 to 1 chance in the Ksiicr Stakes from a hot favorite in General Peace. His other successes that year were in the Chesterfield Cup Goodwood, the Great Yorkshire Handicap 11! pounds from Rensselaer. Uncle Mac. etc.. and the Doncaster Cup. For the race he lost, the Koinpton Park May Handicap, he ran second under 124 pounds to Prince SoltykotTs Tarbolton 109 pounds. The duke died at the close of that year and at the Kingsclere sale Sir John Thursby gave 7,000 guineas for Calveley, but after two failures in the "Cambridge blue atid white" the horse was sold to go to Germany, where he has been most successful as a sire, particularly of jumpers.

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