Smallest Thoroughbred in Country, Daily Racing Form, 1919-01-27


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SMALLEST THOROUGHBRED IN COUNTRY NEW ORLEANS, La.. January 20. Archie Zim-mer, the well-known trainer, has in his barn at the Fair Grounds the smallest two-year-old at the track and probably the smallest one in the country. This one is Pueblo, a chestnut colt, by Roekton Oriska, which is only a trifle over fourteen hands. Officially the colt became a two-year-old January 1, but as a matter of fact he will not attain that age until May 17, the date on which lie was foaled in 1017. Despite his diminutive appearance Pueblo is a colt of fine speed, and -e already lias to his credit two winning races, besides one second, in a total of five starts. He was bred by John Sanford. who .sold him to T. II. Cross., the Chicago packer, and brought here by A. G. Blakeley, who raced him and subsequently sold him to his present owner, J. A. Hendricks for SI. 500. Archie Zimmer, who is training the colt, is of the opinion that he will develop into a racer of merit in spite of his size, which he says is no bar to good racing qualities. The colt will be entered extensively in all of the Maryland and eastern stakes for two-year-olds.

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