Buys Famous French Stud: F. R. Hitchcock Purchases from Mrs. H. B. Duryea Noted Haras Du Gazon Farm, Daily Racing Form, 1922-07-20


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BUYS FAMOUS FRENCH STUD F. R. Hitchcock Purchases from Mrs. H. B. Duryea Noted Haras du Gason Farm. SPECIAL CABLEGRAM. PARIS, France, July 19. F. R. Hitchcock, the American turfman and breeder, has purchased the Haras du Gazon at Bazoches.n Houlme, department of Orne, France, from Mrs. Herman B. Duryea, according to exclusive information obtained by the Daily Racing Form correspondent today. The consideration is not known. The deal docs not include the rich blood stock now at the farm. A French syndicate is negotiating for the purchase of Durbar H., the eleven-year-old bay stallion by Rabelais Armenia, by Meddler, but othev offers for this successful sire have also been received by Mrs. Duryea and his ultimate purchaser remains in doubt. The mares and 1922 foals from the Duryea establishment will be sold at auction either in New York or Paris during the month of October. Arrangements have yet to be completed for the dispersal sale, but the rare quality of the matrons to be offered and the fine blood lines of their produce make it certain that the auction will be awaited with deep interest by breeders and turfmen of two continents. The Haras du Gazon played an important part in French breeding for a number of years and many winners have been foaled within its confines. Among the recent notable products of the Duryea establishment may bo mentioned Zenoia, by Sweeper Zuna, which was unbeaten as a two-year-old last year, and Pellsie, winner of this years Prix du Diane, or French Oaks. The Duryea mares with their 1921 produce and matings of this year are: Zuna, bay. 1903, by Hamburg Elizabeth I.., by "Woodlands; 1921, Sweena, b. f, by Sweeper; bred to Harry of Hereford. Froward, black, 1904, by Sir Dixon Lady Wayward, by Virgil; 1021, Max Dearly, b. c, by Sweey-er; bred to Sweeper. Frizette, bay, 1005, by Hamburg Ondulec. by St. Simon; 1921, Antar. ch. c, by Durbar II.; bred to Durbar II. Mediant, bay, 1905, by Meddler Itallanirae, by Ayrshire; 1921, barren; bred to Sweeper. Artless, bay, 1907. by Hamburg Martha IV., by Dacdic Dinmont; 1921, barren; bred to Sweeper. Glass Court, bay, 1907. by Isinglass Merry Agnes, by Saint Hilaire; 1921, barren; bred to Durbar II. Pity, bay, 190S, by St. Simon Iitcroy, by Minting; 1921, barren; bred to Sweeper. Buttcrmere, bay or brown, 1909, by Velocity Mistress Ilutterwick, by St. Simon; 1921, not bred; bred to Sweeper. Banshee, bay, 1910, by Irish Lad Frizette, by Hamburg; 1921, Heldiraun, ch. f, by Dtubar II.; bred to Durbar II. Scrap, bay or brown, 1910, by Maintenon Intervention, by Meddler; 1921, barren; bred to Sweeper. Lady Nell, bay or brown, 1911, by Mordant Content, by Bridgewater; 1921, Clauvieres, ch. c, by Durbar II.; bred to Durbar II. Itegiilation, bay, 1912, by Irish Lad Census, by Klhelbert; 1921, Durella, b. f, by Durbar II.; bred to Durbar II. Xanthcnc, bay, brown or gray, 1912, by Grey Plume Qcakeresse, by Amphion; 1921, Gracilite, b. f, by Sweeper; bred to Durbar II. Toll, bay, 1912, by Santoi Hard Tack, by Prisoner; 1921, barren; bred to Sweeper. - Boundary, bay, 1912, by Flotsam Hard Hit, by Tristan; 1921, dead foal; bred to Alcantara II. Last Try, chestnut, 1912, by Gullinule Druuicoa-dra, by Orion; 1921, Dropsy, b. f, by Irish Lad; bred to Irish Lad. Lcspedeza, chestnut, 1917, by Durbar II. Frizette, by Hamburg; 1921, barren; bred to Irish Lad. a

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