Burke Not Discouraged By Californias Setback: Master of Greenfield Farm Views Future Optimistically, Daily Racing Form, 1942-05-11


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[ 1 i t s ; I • ■ J | L . [ , I , . r . ; ! i I . , i • I , ■ j 1 Burke Not Discouraged By Californias Setback Master of Greenfield Farm Views Future Optimistically CAMARILLO, Calif., May 9.— Few breed- ers in California have more confidence in the future of racing in the state than Carleton F. Burke, master of Greenfield Farm, former chairman of the California Horse Racing Board and presiding steward at Santa Anita. Burke is taking the present turf setback in stride and is going right ! along with his breeding plans as in former years. Burkes sires, Soon Over, located on 1 the farm, and Cantankerous, standing at Walter Hoffmans Rancho Casitas, are booked to cover many mares this year. Several bred to Soon Over last season now have foals by their side at Greenfield. The first foal did not arrive until Feb- ruary 26. It was a chestnut colt, by Soon • Over, out of the five-year-old mare, Royal 1 Edict, by Royal Minstrel — Decree, by Wrack. Then followed a chestnut colt by Soon Over out of the Upset mare, Gene- • lucile dame of Up n* Over and Cayenne; a chestnut colt, by Soon Over, out of ■ Lovers Chat, by Chatterton — Breathing Spell, by Dark Ronald; a bay filly, by Sierra Nevada, out of Flying Jean, by Jean i Valjean — My Best Girl, by Pagan Pan; a ■ bay colt, by Cantankerous and, inciden- tally, the first foal of the imported mare, . Heurebleu; a bay colt, also a first foal, by Soon Over, out of Canturia, and a bay filly, by Don Mike, out of Time Gal, by Sir Galla- had III. — Juleptime, by High Time. Top 1 Heron, a five-year-old Supremus mare who 1 was bred for the first time last year, slipped twins. To come are foals by Soon Over — Chatter Queen, by Chatterton; Soon Over — • Alteza, by Cantankerous; Soon Over — Pink Slipper, by Durbar II.; Soon Over — Alys-sum, by Supremus; Soon Over — Bow Knot, by Cantankerous, and Vain Bachelor — Lady Florise, by King Heather. All mares mentioned, with the exception of Time Gal, will be bred back to Soon Over this season. Time Gal will be mated with the South American Ligaroti, now at Bing Crosbys ranch. Soon Over, only son of the English sire, Buchan, now standing in the state, will also serve the Flying Ebony mare, Idyllic, for Charles E. Perkins and the Light Brigade mare, Vigrant, for the California Polytechnic Institute. In addition, Burke will mate the three Gallant Fox mares and the Case Ace mare, purchased at Saratoga Springs last year, as well as three other mares, to Soon Over. The Gallant Fox mares are Dona Victoria, Wane Girl and Pintoresca and the Case Ace mare is Castadora. The other mares are Carbines Bell, by Light Carbine: Rambling Rose, by John A. Scott, and Obvious, by Halcyon.

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