Government Buys Breeding Farm.: Will Use Allen Estate in Massachusetts as Cavalry Mobilization Camp., Daily Racing Form, 1917-03-28


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GOVERNMENT BUYS BREEDING FARM. Will Use Allen Estate in Massachusetts as Cavalry . Mobilization Camp, New York. March 27.— Allen Farm. PUtsffeM, Mass., for over thirty years one of the most noted trotting horse breeding farms iu the United States, • where hundreds of trotters were bred, will still 1 beep its identity as a horse center, lot this time as s a cavalry atooiUxatlon camp, the entire property. including 1.000 acres, having been purchased by the Uaitod States govemasent for that parpssi The Allen Farm was established by William Ros- se-n Alles .a is?:, for the breeding of light harness , horses an.! became the enarce of the b rt t!..- country ever produced. Last November the breeding E stock of Allen Farm was sold at a dispersal sale in !» Madison Square Garden, a few months after Mr. • Allens death. As a cavalry camp and army remount training E ground. Allen Farm is one of the best-appointed in u the- conatry, containing modem and up-to-date stalls lor 2oo horses, a covered track and paddocks, besides s baases l"i all employes. Whether any action will be takea by Halted ■ States army officials in the matter of breeding is " not knsarn, although the in wly-aicinireil farm, at a J reported rosl of S250 KK. is most a-lni irably suiteel " for experimental breeding of army remounts, no ; doubt far better than any similar place- owneel by the War Departments cavalry division.

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