Foaling Season Completed at Ellis Farm in Kentucky, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-15


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Foaling Season Completed At Ellis Farm in Kentucky CINCINNATI, Ohio, May 13. — Jake Litwin, manager of the Ellis Farm, thoroughbred nursery in Walton, Ky., reported yesterday that the foaling season at the well-appointed establishment has been completed. Nine colts and eight fillies arrived at the farm this year and the Litwin Bros, and Max Parker, co-owners, are very well pleased with the quality of this group of foals. The Litwins have 25 high class broodmares at the farm and all have been bred. Of this group, 11 have been sent to the top-notch Claiborne Farm stallions, two visited the court of Apache, two went to Some Chance, and one each to Benheim H., Isolator, Fighting Fox, Amblorix H., Double Jay, Bold Irishman and Prince -quillo. The last-named steed is expected to .*.e. » - r - rank high on the list of American stallions this year. He is the sire of Prince Simon, William Woodwards favorite for the Epsom Derby, and Hill Prince second in the Kentucky Derby and one of the outstanding juveniles of 1949. Jake is sending one of the best Ellis Farm mares, Meadow Sweet, a daughter of Jean Valjean — Forest Nymph, by- Luke McLuke, to PrincequillO". During the past season, the Walton nursery suffered the loss of two colt foals, one a month after foaling, and another a few days following birth.

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