May Bring Horses Here: R. S. Sievier, Notable English Turfman, Has Important Plan in Mind, Daily Racing Form, 1915-11-07


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I ] j j j | | j . . ! , MAY BRING HORSES HERE R. S. SIEVIER, NOTABLE ENGLISH TURFMAN, HAS IMPORTANT FLAN IN MIND. Importation of Band of Stallions and Broodmares Carrying Best Blood of England Depends upon Result of Investigation He Is Now Making. New York. Novemlier 0. — ••The man who goes out to the race track, bets . n a horse and shows no interest in tlie breeding, even if his favorite wins, is of no use to tlie simrt. of no assistance to the breeding industry and does not love a horse." That in a nutshell expresses the views of Itotx-rt S. Sievier. famous English horseman now visiting America for the nnrpoac of acquainting himself with the methods of American stud farms and the future of racing as a sport. "Moreover." explained Mr. Sievier. "the kind of man I mention is the one who is responsible for the greatest s|x rt in the world falling into decay in the lnite.1 States. A | erson who is not interested in the breeding of horses has no real interest at a race meeting. He is merely a gambler. I am going to investigate conditius in the Fnited States ami Canada, and if the idea seems feasible it is my intention to bring over the very hest stallions and mares in all England for racing ami breeding purposes. For these animals I will pay on an average of each. 1 intend to bring twenty at least." Mr. Sievier visited Belmont Park this week and looked over the R. T. Wilson yearlings. h«,th native and English-bred. He greatly admired the voung-sters which were bred iu Kentucky and expressed favorable opinions u|ion the whole baitd of yearlings now stabled at Belmont ParK, finding many of theui much to his liking.

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