How Botafogo, Champion, Was Bred, Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-23


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HOW BOTAFOGO CHAMPION WAS BRED Botafogo which was recently sold in the Argen ¬ tine for some 225000 in all calculating side bar ¬ gains with the price was a chancebred horse His American dam Korea was to have been mated with an Englishbred stallion at the same etud in the Argentine but the latter simply refused to look at her As it was too late in the season to be particular about another stallion and Old Man happened to be handiest be was used with Korea The result was Botafoga and the cleverest pedigree student might have puzzled his brains a long tl e before achieving uch a successful mating

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