Wingfields Coming Star: Trainer George Berry Predicts Great Future for Yearling by Atheling II.- Envy, Daily Racing Form, 1922-11-22


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WINGFIELDS COMING STAR Trainer George Berry Predicts Great Future for Yearling- by Atheling II. Envy. SAN DIEGO, Cal., November 21. Trainer George Berry of the G. W. Wingfield Nevada Stock Farm is particularly fond of a yearling colt named Porto dOro, which he is training for the two-year-old races to be run at Tijuana after January 1. Porto dOro was standing at ease on the track in front of the grandstand the other morning. He was under saddle, with his exercise boy perched on his back. In front of him receiving the look of admiration was trainer Berry. "Look him over, folks," he said to a group of horsemen who were near at hand. "If I am any judge of a runner, here is a youngster that has all the earmarks of a coming champion. He is by Atheling II. from the well-known western mare Envy. That makes this fellow a half-brother to Photoplay, but in my mind he will develop into a horse of much better class. He is good-mannered, his conformation is such that he is sure to pack weight and plenty of it. Take it from me, he is the best yearling prospect that ever set four feet on this race track." Berry has another baby racer that has the appearance of being a filly of much quality. This Mr. Wingfield has named Blushing. She is by Ossary Minnow. The latter will be remembered as a high-class mare when she was racing at Tijuana. Blushing is a half-sister to Lady Myra, a filly which raced well in the East the last summer, j The two-year-olds Erase, winner of the J 1922 Tijuana Juvenile; Irosity, Tule and Dan Hogan comprise the list of older horses that Berry has under his watchful eye. These young horses, which will be three-year-olds when the Tijuana Derby will be run, are to be pointed for that big western attraction. All have shown disposition to "go on" and Berry is certain that the ones he elects to carry the noted silver and gold colors of his employer will give those whom they meet a trojan-like battle for first honors. Jockey Burley Parke, who has been riding the horses raced by Mr. Wingfield in the East, is slated to arrive here in a few days to help prepare the Tijuana horses for early racing. He will be seen in the saddle astride the Wingfield horses whenever they are sent postward.

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