Foreign Turf Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1935-04-23


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FOREIGN TURF NOTES The last French-bred winner of the Epsom Derby was H. B. Duryeas Durbar, a son of Rabelais that was ridden by Matt Mac-Gee and which traced maternally to an American-bred mare by Hanover. This horse, which earned lasting fame by his victory, was bred at the Haras du Gazon, where he afterwards stood as a sire. On the death of his breeder and owner, his widow carried on the stud for a few years after the close of hostilities and, when she passed away in the United States, the property was acquired by James Schwob DHeri-court, who has got together a fine selection of mares. He alternately sells his yearlings, puts them into training, or races those which fail to reach their reserve at Deauville, and this spring he has fifteen horses with young Jeffrey Watson at Chantilly. De Paula Machado, president of the Brazilian Jockey Club, has sailed from France to the South American republic.

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