South American Stallions: Your Majesty the 1920 Leader Among Thoroughbred Sires of Argentina., Daily Racing Form, 1921-05-06


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SOUTH AMERICAN STALLIONS Your Majesty the 1920 Leader Among Thoroughbred Sires of Argentina ISY E E COUSSELL COUSSELLLONDON LONDON England April 18 The complete statistics in relation to the leading stallions in Argentina were somewhat delayed owing to the belated publication of the official records For the first time in his career Persimmons son Your Majesty is at then ead of the sires list For some years previously he had been knocking at the door doorYour Your Majesty was bred by 7 15 Joel He was the best threeyearold of his year when he won the Eclipse Stakes and the St Leger Altogether ho earned 105050 for his owner He retired to the stud in 1910 at a fee of 1000 After two seasons Mr Joel sold Your Majesty to Senor Luis Castells for 110000 Mr Joel has publicly stated that his reason for selling was that he considered Your Majesty inclined to be soft a characteristic of some of the Persimmons He was afraid he would transmit this defect to his offspring Within a couple of years it was apparent a mistake had been made for that grand filly Princess Dorrie won both the One Thousand Guineas and the Oaks of 1914 1914Your Your Majesty went to Argentina after the 1911 English stud season When Seaor Castells dispersed his stud in 1914 it was reported that Your Majesty had been sold to a French syndicate for 175000 Within a month the great war broke out and Your Majesty could not be shipped to Europe What subsequently transpired has never been revealed Later on it was noticed that Your Majesty was standing at the famous Ojo du Agua Stud the owners of which evidentlv secured a firstclass sire His offspring sold in 1919 yielded 19215 for twentythree lots an average of 8530 Last year the aggregate was 70715 for nine lots averaging 7855 These are remarkable figures In addi ¬ tion it may be noted that Your Majesty in 1919 was third in the sires list with the winners of seventythree races worth 1281220 1281220Nassovians Nassovians halfbrother the luckless Craganour has not done so well as the previous year when he was second on the list In five years Craga ¬ nour has sent out the winners of 100 races and 480210 so obviously he has been an outstanding success Tardy twelve months ago was the cham ¬ pion stallion He died in 1917i His stock first raced in 1910 and to the end of 1920 had won 5315 races and stakes of the value of 1397905 1397905The The following is the record for 1920 of the leading twelve stallions of 50000 wiunera In Argentina Cyllene and Diamond Jubilee are now becoming too old for efficient service The former is twentysix and the latter twentythree years old oldSires Sires Winners Haces Stakes Your Majesty by Persimmon 28 71 1 1095 fJardy lead by Flying Fox 22 55 110170 Diomon Jubilee by St Simon 20 03 133315 133315JOld JOld Ma dead by Orbit 19 55 120515 120515Cragam Cragam ir by Desmond 19 51 100510 100510JAmerict JAmerict by Stiletto 14 44 78750 Cyllene by ISona Vista 13 23 71925 71925Polar Polar Star by Pioneer 15 38 G5025 G5025JPapanatas JPapanatas by Pippermint 7 19 2530 2530St St Wolf by St Frusiiuin 22 40 57210 57210tVal tVal dOr by Flying Fox 5 18 52700 52700fMehari fMehari by Ajax 15 34 51210 51210JDruid JDruid by Sargcnto 12 31 OOOS English tFreneh Argentinian

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