Fine Napa Farm Yearlings: Sisters to Morvich and Runstar in the Big Band to Race next Year, Daily Racing Form, 1921-08-07


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FINE NAPA FARM YEARLINGS Sisters to Morvich and Runstar in the Big Band to Race Next Year. Ill P. L. MeKF.N.NEY. SAX FRANCISCO. Cnl., August .. A band of sturdy yearlings at A. B. Sprockets Xapa Stock Farm have been taken up and in a few weeks now will be trying out their racing legs on the homo course. While the seventeen youngsters are being broken the pieturesuue half mile track is being put into shape for the falls training operations. Last year the fillies predominated among the "bnbies" of the famous haras and this year the colts are outnumbered once more. Of the seventeen eleven are yearlings. Next year thern will be a different story, an fourteen colts are scampering about the spacious brood mnre paddocks at present with their dams, with only four filly sucklings. The foals of this season, as did those of the years before, make up a promising band. The majority of the little fuzzy, long-legged fellows are by the Voter horse Runnymedc, noted ns the sire of the fleet Runstar and Morvich. Since Runstar and Morvich have been running their phenomenal races Xapa Stock Farm has become the Mecca for horsemen hereabouts. Every week-end racing enthusiasts are in tho habit of making pilgrimages to the stud establishment to see Itunnymcde, the brood mares and nil the young horses. Runnymedc takes all the attention given him as u matter of course find comports himself as an aristocrat should. lie Is a finely molded chestnut and of the right type to sire sons and daughters of both quality and power. Of the seventeen yearlings twelve are by the Voter horse, four by the Puryenr D. horse Dr. Leggo and one by tlie Solitaire II. horse Voorhees. They are a pleasing band, loth colts and fillies having bone and substance and the frames on which the best of racing forms can be built. "Wheres HymirV" Thats the question every visitor asks after making inspection of Ruuny-mede to his hearts content. And no wonder. Hy-mir is the young mare whose name is on the lips of hundreds of thousands of race followers in every part of the country. Just as Mnhubah became almost a household word when her son Man o War "was sweeping everything before him, m Ilymir, dam of Morvich, winner of six straight races, is drawing universal attention. Ilymir comes near to being the best-looKing matron ni the "ranch," as" Californians usually call any large horse or cattle place. She is of a deep brown color and of ideal conformation for a brood mare, being deep-chested and roomy. She is of good .slzt; and shows quality in every line. Just now hps yy icr u nvCiy little bay snckling that is a half-brother to Morvich. This colt i.i ty Vooihees, a successful sire that was bred by Mr. Spreckels, as was Ilymir. Over in the yearling paddocks is a sister to the sensational two-year-old. She has as pal u sister to Runstar. The sister to Morvich was stamped by Runnymede with his chestnut color. Metem, the first colt of Ilymir and sired by Runnymedc, was a brown, Morvich is a brown, and now comes a chestnut. Runstars sister resembles that handsome colt to a marked degree, -with the exception of the white stockiugs. The filly has not a bit of white on her shapely legs. Both the sister to Uunstar and the sister to Morvich are built on the lines of their sire. Runuyraede, being tall and- just the length to develop into the kind that make space-annihilating strides. P.lended in the blood of Morvich arc the strains of the thoroughbred that Mr. Spreckels, the late Senator Leland Stanford and the late James B. Haggln have made famous throughout tho world. Dr. Leggo, maternal grandsire of the colt, is by Pur-year D., dam the Watercress mare Sevens. Any mention of Watercress; of course, brings up memories of the score of stallions imported by Mr. llaggin for his Rancho del Iaso place near Sacramento. Jlymir, dam of Morvich, is a daughter of Dr. 1eggo and Georgie Girl, a mare still doing paddock duty at Xapa Stock Parm. Georgie Girl is by Mr. Spreckels English horse Solitairo II., which died several years ago. dam Georgia VI. Flambeau, son of Wildidle Flirt, was one of the best horses ever bred by Senator Stanford. He was the sire of Georgia VI., the dam of a dozen winners, including Georgia Girl. Georgia VI., Georgia Girl and now Ilymir have been steady producers of good horses. The yearlings at Xapa Stock Farm are as follows: Chestnut colt, by Runnymede Abbas, by Big Chief. Chestnut filly, by Runnymede Olathe, by Solitaire II. Chestnut colt, by Runnymede Zafra, by Solitaire II. Chestnut colt, by Runnymede Micco, by Star Shoot. Chestnut filly, by Dr. Leggo rourquoi, by Star Shoot. Chestnut filly by Runnymede Xanna, by Pur-year 1. Black fill-, by Runnymede Mcana, by Puryear D. Chestnut fill, by Runnymede Salvatrir, by Salvation. Chestnut filly, by Runnymede Ilymir, by Dr. Leggo. Bay filly, by Runnymede Xorinne, by Brutus. Black filly, by Dr. Leggo Coma, by Solitaire II. Bay filly, by Dr. Leggo Miss Bunny, by Bright Phoebus. Bay colt, by Dr. Lggo Princess Alma, by Solitaire" II. Chestnut filly, by Runnymede Armenia. Chestnut filly, by Ruunymcde Embla, by Solitaire II. Brown colt, by Runnymede Solara, by Solitaire 11. Bay colt, by Voorhfts Corinua, by Sheen.

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