Mr E. E. Lolievre has just landed from America throe very . highly<-bred trotters Bertha Bell (4 year?), by Peter the Great, dam Corona Mao Hy Wllkei Boy ; a filly foal by Bingen, dam Bertha Bell; and a very highipriced BiDgen colt, dam Suzette Baron (2.15), by Baron Wilkes (the greatest brood mare sire of America), 2nd dam Suzette (2.14), dam of four on the reoord list of America, by Nelson (2 9), 3rd dam Louetta, dam of one on the list, and blood sister to Marguerite, dam of Axworthy (2 15), one of the lcadn; s'ras of America, elc. Bertha Iβ I is to v carrying a foal to the greatest of all racehorses, The Harvester (2 1). Mr Bil'ings has jjst refused from the Russian Government an offer cf £20,000 for The Harvester. The American papers speak vtry highly of thia shipment of hordes as you will saa b the following cl pping from the •Breeder and Sportsman" :—
"On Wednesday next the steamship Aorangi will carry to New Zealand four o the choicest and highest priced trotters that ever were shipped to New Zealand, One is tin four>year-old Carlokin colt Xl Carbine 2 27£, a horse that will undoubtedly capture the first prize in every show ring in which be is exhibited, and has a chance to win some raoes He is to be ebipped to John Porter, of Oamaru, Otago. The other three belong to E. E. Lelievre, of Al;aro? ; they were shipped here from Kentucky, bertha Bel!, in foal to The Harvester (2.01), her filly by Bingen (2.06|), and a Bingen colt, one of the beft limbed and best proportioned young sters of his age ever seen on this coast, All these have had to remain here over t> month because - the eteamship Moana had no dsck room for horses."
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VALUABLE HORSES., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4372, 17 February 1914
VALUABLE HORSES. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4372, 17 February 1914
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