Laguna Seca Announces 20 New Foals at Farm: All Bishop-Owned Produce Will be Sold at Sales next Season, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-07


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Laguna Seca Announces 20 New Foals at Farm AH Bishop-Owned Produce. Will Be Sold at Sales Next Season MONTEREY, Calif., June 5. A total of 20 future race horses were foaled thisyear at Laguna Seca, the new Thoroughbred nursery in Monterey, according to Frank C. Bishop, owner of the farm. The first youngster of the season arrived early in February and the foaling schedule was completed when the last mare dropped her foal a few days ago.. Bishop owns an even dozen of the babies himself and also has four other new foals that arrived at other farms while their . dams were away being bred to outside sires. The 16 Bishop foals will comprise the Laguna Seca yearling consignment at the California sales next summer. The home-owned foals are mostly by the Laguna Seca sires, Teddys Comet and Val-dina Orphan, although there are others by Priam n., Goya n., Rippey and Silver Horde. One of the outstanding babies in the group is a chestnut colt by Priam II. Miss Blenheim, the latter being a full sister to the Santa Anita Handicap winner, Thumbs Up. - Among the outside-owned mares to foal this season at Laguna Seca were two for Dr. J. Vincent Hagus of Red Bluff, Galif. The good race mare Bettyano dropped a filly by Kings Abbey for Dr. Hagus, and his Shut Out mare, Leapoise, foaled a Teddys Comet colt. George Covert of Tracy, Calif., also had two mares foal recently at Laguna Seca, both mares producing fillies. One filly, from the imported mare Pusilla, is by Kentyside, and the other is a daughter of Re-Armed and the Hypnotist II. mare, Dream Bag. Other breeders who had foaling mares at Laguna Seca were Edward M. Goemans, Jay Tyson and Jack Rogers. Goemans mare, Guild, produced a colt by Calstone; Tyson got a He Did filly from his mare, Blue Lagoon, and Rogers good mare Wheel Home, produced a colt by Radiotherapy.

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