Sires Of Great American Families, Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-27


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SIRES OF GREAT AMERICAN FAMILIES In the course of the decade following the Civil War a group of six stallions exercised a profound and farreaching influence on American breeding One of these Virgil by Vandal Hymcnia by Yorkshire was Americanbred the others were brought from England The seniors were Bonnie Scotland and Leamington both of which were foaled in ISIiS Australian next in order was five years younger than Leamington Virgil was foaled in 1851 Phaeton a son of King Tom Merry Sunshine was imported by Richard Ten Broeck and Glenelg foaled in 1810 was the prop ¬ erty of the elder August Belmont

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