Loses Valuable Mare, Daily Racing Form, 1932-05-20


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LOSES VALUABLE MARE Special Correspondence. LONDON, England. — Lord Ellesmere, who last year lost his unbeaten mare Tiffin, daughter of Tetratema and Dawnwind, which died shortly after producing her first foal to Blandford, suffered another serious loss by the death of his classic winner Four Course, a victim of tetanus, at the Cloghran Stud, County Dublin, where she was visiting the court of Blanford. Bred by the late John Arkwright and foaled April 27, 1928, Four Course was a daughter of Tetratema, from Dinner the dam of Trincomalee and Dry Toast, by Dinneford, from Pernelle, by Persimmon. Her trainer, Fred Darling, bought Four Course as a foal for ,550 at the 1928 Newmarket Second October Sales and disposed of her as a yearling for 5,000 to his patron, Lord Ellesmere. Four Course made her juvenile debut at Ascot, where she was runner-up to Goyes-cas in the Chesham Stakes, the only defeat she suffered in her first season. She proceeded to win the July Stakes at Newmarket, Richmond Stakes, Goodwood, and Gimcrack Stakes, York. Last year, in her first start, Four Course won the One Thousand Guineas and in her next outing raced second to the smart Brulette in the Oaks. She ran in three other races last season, but failed to catch the judges eyes. However, Four Courses four victories in nine starts netted in first prizes 0,370.

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