Grandson of Colin in England, Daily Racing Form, 1921-09-02


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GRANDSON OF COLIN IN ENGLAND The Dusky Bride colt, which Unshed second to Invergarry, is by Gentle Shepherd, son of the unbeaten American horse Colin, which, at the close of his great career, was sent to England for Sam Darling to train; but he then had a leg. and beyond linding that he really was a great horse, and even going so far as to take him to Ascot, the Beck-hamptou trainer did not tind it feasible to start him in a race. He had a stud season here and got Gentle Shepherd, out of Vesterling. the dam of Sterling Italm and Ouadi Haifa. I shall always remember the connection, for I had Ouadi Haifa at Cobham when Gentle Shepherd was a yearling and a two-year-old. am! the late "Jack" Bobinsou, in whose stable Gentle Shepherd was having been bought for a long price at Doncaste,r advised nie most strenuously never to part with Ouado Haifa. This was shortly after they had galloped Gentle Shepherd, and. said Bohinson, he had never had anything so good at Foxhill not Craganour, White Eagle or anything else. Shortly afterward Gentle Shepherd got loose at exercise and damaged himself so badly that he could not be trained and consequently, never started. The Fredith colt seems to have inherited some portion of the merit of his sire. AV. Allison, in London Sportsman.

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