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THOROUGHBREDS

This class was represented by a good quartette foremost among whom was the well-known and popular sire Johnny Faulkner, by St. Albans, dam Impudence. His sire, the son of the English Derby and Leger winner Blair Athol, was himself the sire of a number of famous Australian racers, and of Tas T man, and Captain Webster, well-known on the New Zealand turf. His dam Impudence is a daughter of Peter Wilkins. Johnny Faulkner has himself scored some notable victories, among them the St. Andrews Handicap at Dunedin, the New Year Welter Plate at Christchurch, and a two-year-old event, m a field of thirteen m Tasmania, and was only beaten for the Derby m a field of twelve by a short head. He has now been for some years at the stud and will be found this season at his owner's Netherby farm. He is m tip-top condition. Habkaway, by Johnny Faulkner, dam Blue Bonnet, by Hibernian, entered by Mr S. Tierney, is a very handsome chestnut, 3 years, with plenty of bone and size, good barrel, fine constitution, and m splendid fettle. He is himself a fine testimony to the qualities of his sire, and promises to be m his turn the progenitor of capital stock. Bitkmngton, by Albany, dam Gossip, ft rich chestnut 16 hands 2Jin., entered by Mr W. Mcllwraith, is the sire of a number of horses well known on the New Zealand turf as racers or trotters, including Long Roper, the Imp, Potatau, and Hobbs' Jack. He is a big powerful horse, find last year was at Acton Station, thence ravelling through the Biccarton district, i

HtTNNiNOTON, by Talisman, dam Nancy, entered by Mr G.H. Alison, is, aa will be seen, n very fashionably bred horse, being a grandson of.Troduoer. He is a rich bay with black points.?, of 16 hands, and has been at the stud at Methven for some two or three seasons, where he has sired some excellent stock.

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THOROUGHBREDS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2535, 4 October 1890

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THOROUGHBREDS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2535, 4 October 1890

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