News from the Blue Grass, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-20


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j I I j i I j I j 1 , I I i . ! J i I i j j I j j I I j NEWS FROM THE BLUE GRASS LEXINGTON, Ky.. August 19. E. Ca-ey Ward today began breaking seven yearlings, including the half brother .tt Exterminator, at James G. L. Carricks farm near Georgetown, where they are to remain until after the Lexington fall meeting. Then they will be brought to the Jockey Club track. The half brother to Exterminator is the property of W. C. Patterson, Jr., of Jamestown, N. Y.., and is by George Smith, winner of the Kentucky Derby. He was intended to go to the sales at Saratoga, but when shipping tim? came he was lame from a nail in one of his feet. He is now all right. The other six yearlings are owned by Ward and are as follows : Brown filly, by Mint Lady Michigan, by Master Robert. Chestnut filly, by Ballot Lady Levity, by Gold Spinner. Hay filly, by Jim Gaffney Steliata, by Star Shoot. .Chestnut filly, by Jack Atkin Eureka, by Fair Play. Chestnut filly, by Ballot Flying Colors, by Star Shoot. Bay filly, by Peter Quince- Alix, by Star Ruby. J. J. McGeogh. who from boyhood has been a resident of Spring Station, Ky., and intimately acquainted with the descendants of the late A. J. Alexander Keene Richard, the famous Troye painter of horse pictures, and other residents of Woodford County whose names are linked with the history of the American turf, is leaving tomorrow for Saratoga with a collection of Troye pictures that are to be placed on exhibition in the clubhouse. There are three of Boston, two of his famous son Lexington, one of Long- fellow and one of Monday, son of Colton, which was a son of Lexington. These pic-, tures were preserved by Mrs. Anna Vandsr-grift Troye Christian, now eighty years old, who says her father regarded them as among the best from his brush. McGeogh has these seven pictures heavily insured. John Gallaher, looking greatly improvea jand saying that he is feeling much better, returned to Lexington yesterday after a sojourn of several weeks at Asheville, N. C. Messrs. Bohn D. Carr and Thomas Piatt will leave Monday morning for Saratoga to attend the sales next week of breeding stock-Hal Price Headley and Mrs. Headley are expected back at Beaumont Farm Sunday.

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