G. W. Wingfield Buys More Horses, Daily Racing Form, 1915-10-29


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■ • - d !- il = " , p i G. V. WINGFIFLD BUYS MORE HORSES. 1 i San Francisco, Cal.. October 2S.— George W. . 1 I W ingfiebl. Nevada mining millionaire, has kept bis 3 I I word. Not long ago Mr. Wingfield declared that 1 I I he would do everything possible to re-csfaoiisli the - j , west once more as the borne of the thoroughbred. . Be busied himseli with the t=isk Immediately and ■eat his repre. entatives far and wide in search of t e the best blooded stork. What he failed to secure in this country he found in England, forty thousand J dollars worth of English sires and broodmares are on their way to the coast, the shipment having just 1 left New York. To make his breeding farm more extensive Mr. Wingfield has gone even further and has just closed I a deal whereby he has secured the last of the pro-= - duce of the Ormondale Stud. Ten head of colts and fillies are in the consignment, and trainer George Strate is already giving the youngsters their J preliminary schooling at. Fleasanton. Strate has twenty-eight head, all tuld. at Fleasanton. it is ! likely that the stable will remaiu there until it is time to leave to take part in the New Orleans meeting, " which starts January 1. Here are some of the colls and fillies purchased 1 by Mr. Wingfield from the Ormondale farm: Chestnut colt by Duke of Ormonde — Rose of China. . Chestnut filly by Duke of Ormonde — Maid of the Mist. Bay filly by Orsini — Angelina, by Sain. Bay filly by Duke of Ormonde — Zenobia. Bay eolt by Duke of Ormonde — Compensate. Black colt by Duke of Ormonde— Tenebrae dam 1 of The Fog. The Mist and Pluvious. Bay colt by Duke of Ormonde — Miss Martha. Rudolph Sprockets shared in the final distribution 1 of the Ormondale Stud stock. He purchased eight 1 head and they have been turned over to Charles T. . Beata, who will care for them at his ranch near Milpitas.

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