The American Legion Monthly, Vol. 11

The American Legion Monthly, Vol. 11 : August, 1931 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The American Legion Monthly, Vol. 11: August, 1931 Ben eighteen thousand dollars before pneumonia carried him off. The following year the mare was barren, the year thereafter she brought forth twins and thereafter, being too old, she gave Uncle Ben no more colts. The experience, however, had set Uncle Ben to thinking, to asking himself what particular strains of greatness in sire and darn accounted for these two speed marvels. He checked back through their pedigrees but was unable to decide, for in the mare's pedigree he found no record of the blood of kings. Then he had an inspiration. The mare had been bred by Lucky Baldwin, who had entrusted his breeding and his breed ing records to his manager, a gifted individual who could look at any horse on the Baldwin farm and tell one its breeding. He knew them all as a mother knows her twins, albeit nobody else can recognize one from the other. And when this manager had sud denly died there had been difficulty identifying many of the Baldwin horses, despite the fact that they had all been registered and their physical appearance fully described. Could it be pos sible that this old mare had been sold to Uncle Ben with the wrong pedigree? Almost instantly he decided such had been the case - and when he remembered that the mare's color and marking bore a striking resemblance to a very famous Baldwin stallion that was not her sire of record, he was convinced of it. She's by Rey Del Rey. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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