Loses Foremost Stallion: Wonder Boy No Longer with Breeding Bureau-Ten Point to Replace Him, Daily Racing Form, 1921-01-04


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LOSES FOREMOST STALLION Wonder Boy No Longer with Breeding Bureau — Ten Point to Replace Him. NEW VQKK, N. Y.. January 3.— The Breeding Baread of The Jockey club has lost u r its best •ssels in t!w fine. big hoise Wonder Boy, by Watercress, which has been at wrrlee in the iteaenee Valbj for same ..ears. Ihroagb the geaer salty of Ins owner and breeder. Major August Bel-.mont. Wonder Boy founded a distinguished family of hunters in tin- vicinity of Avon. Jeneseo and I.er.i.v. and his daughter* are among the mosl highly prized of the half and three-quarter bred dams which aie held as priceless by membcn r the • jeneseo Valley Breeders Association. Wsadet Boys new home will be near The Plains n Virginia, where Bsymond Behwaat owns a farm on which he will breed high-class hunters. Already more than a PCSM of outside mares have been hooked to Wonder Poy by the residents of that si etion of Virglals adjacent to The Plains and i.eesburg. Wonder Poy lias the distinction "f being the largest thoroughbred ktaUion in the Hatted stales. ! and. perhaps, in the whole world. He is 17.11% hands high and has weighed 1,838 pounds. He is I .1 borne of fine temper and his best feature is a straight hind leg. which ho transmit* lo his get 1 invariably. He has been worked to a plow in the valley daring the autumn, is a fine road hots,, and lis a splendid example of the versatile thorough-I bred. Major BeiaMBt said a few days ago thai Wonder Poy possessed great speed when tried a- a yearling, but thai he was too bis C train for the race track. Wonder Boj s dam. Donna Mia, is a ; daughter of The 111 sed. I In- I I hor-e Ten Point, by Jack Point — Gold Ten, by GoMcrest, will lie seat to Genesee Valley by the lire ding bureau to reatace Wander Poy. Tea Point is a fine, big horse, almost 17 hands 1 high, and sealing 1.4H pounds. He was a good race horse and has msse good per far mem to his credit [on the local courses. He should mate well with daughters of Wonder Bay, Al Btoch, Square Heal. Eyebrow and other sires in the valley, and Mrs. Wadswortb if fortunate in baring him as a sire in the work of hunter Improvement. »

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