Major Belmont At Nursery: Loss of Brood Mare Hour Glass II. Big Loss to His Famous Breeding Farm., Daily Racing Form, 1921-05-06


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MAJOR BELMONT AT NURSERY Loss of Brood Mare Hour Glass II Big Loss to His Famous Breeding Farm LEXINGTON Ky May C Major and Mrs August Belmont traveling in a private car arrived tliis afternoon from New York to have their annual spring visit to the Nursery Stud Farm and to make an inspection of the stallions brood mares yearlings and foals They have a comfortable bungalow at the farm and to this they went at once Saturday they will go to Louisville to witness the running of the Kentucky Derby returning here to spend a few days more unless the program is changed Major Belmont had been advised by wire of the death on Tuesday of Hour Glass II the dam of Hourless now second to Fair Play in the rank of stallions at the Nursery Stud StudHour Hour Glas II was a black mare foaled in 1909 by Rock Sand Hautesse II by Archiduc She was never raced but was sent to France and put into the stud her union with Negofol producing Hourless the crack threeyearold of 1917 Hour Glass II though she had no foal this spring had been mated with Fair Play and a post mortem examination disclosed that she had conceived Her death was due to intestinal trouble It is a heavy loss but Major Belmont is fortunate in having a producing daughter from her in Hour Sand dam of the winner Hackamore by Etlielbert EtlielbertAmong Among the twoyearolds owned by Messrs E F Simms and Henry Oliver purchased as yearlings from Major Belmont there is a brother to Hourless named Goodtime and a brown colt named Herologe by St Ainant Hour Hand All Hours the brother to Negofol foaled in 1118 broke a leg last winter and had to be destroyed He was one of the twentyfive thoroughbreds sold by Major Belmont to Messrs Simms and Oliver and was insured for 20000

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