untitled, Daily Racing Form, 1956-05-05


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HOME IS THE RANGE RANGEAnd And it is a hot dry range in Texas A range of many complex problems Our research program which has already produced the famous Santa Gertrudis cattle and is in the midst or producing the King Ranchtype Thoroughbred is endeavoring to develop or create a new range grass It must be able to stand high temperatures thrive on little moisture moistureOn On our range today in Texas are King Ranchs two Kentucky Derby winners Middleground above and Assault King Ranch maintains an important branch in Kentucky where its principal Thoroughbred activities are carried on It is here that High Gun the best example of the King Ranchtype Thoroughbred and a great champion these past two years is now at stud studThe The King Ranch research programs most notable achievement was the development of the Santa Gertrudis breed of cattle This was the first breed of cattle ever developed in America Bred for the hot dry ranges of Texas it has done very well on our ranges in Kentucky Pennsylvania Brazil Cuba and Australia RANCH KINGSVILLE TEXAS

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1950s/drf1956050502/drf1956050502_16_5
Local Identifier: drf1956050502_16_5
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800