Robert Curran one the best horsemen in the country 4 1 1911

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Robert Curran one the best horsemen in the country 4 1 1911 - MOQnBWlLLHESIGN tosteKaCtftevy Chase CluVs...
MOQnBWlLLHESIGN tosteKaCtftevy Chase CluVs rflounasto GOADroaa j - ii y - a ur FA1 fifASLlPLACEl2 YEARS 3 ji PrizeAVIbnln - j Stock M Prominent Horseman is foSBpSpld Manv of HisBloodea H6sTandlRlbbon Winning Horses AlreadylHaT6Been Disposed OtlubmanifActionf Causes Much SurtnLoalXirciesBoard jf Governors - HasINotiJYet Selected Successor Hnidek6ptMajGet - PUce V - ClarenceMooTerone of the - best - known hprsemen In soctii circles of Washington Washington lfewiSorHPhlladelphla and Newport Newport and for the last twelve years master master of hounds of the Chevy Chase Hunt Club wllltender his resignation at the next meeting p the board of gqyernors ot the vChevy Chase Club andalso will dispose of his entire string of blooded horses and imported hounds Already - he has quietly sold the majority of his hounds and many of his horses This announcement announcement last night caused much com ment and surprise In social circles - A proposedrtrip to Europe Is given by Mr Moore as the reason for giving up theposltlon o - master of hounds andfor selling his horses and hounds He leaves for Europe April 18 and expects to re main abroad for several months Successor Not Selected Who will - be selected as Mr Moores successor as head of thex hunt club has not yet been discussed by the members of the club but Gist Blair deputy master master of hounds arid president 6t the Chevy Chase Club and Frederick Huidekoper secretary of the club are looked upon as the men most likely to be considered for the - honor Mr Moore let his - friends know of his Intention several days ago but they hesitated to believe that he really would cease to bemasler of hounds of the club He was urged to continue in his official capacity and let Mr Blair serve in his absence Jn Europe but hereused to consider such an idea When it was learned thatMr Moore J was quietly selling his horses andhounds the surprise wasihcreased forhe long been looked uppn as the fpreroos t horseman otthe Qapjtati Hls horses ranit ami5nc14ie BesTTlnTtKeourifrY jmany of them having captured bluerib - bons at thelarge howe shows at Madl - gonBquare Garden N6wt - York Phtladel has two packs of hounds one English and one American His hounds and horses are valued at many thousands ot dollars Began Service in 1899 y Mr Moore has served as master of hounds of the Chevy Chase Hunt Club continuously since 1S99 Since that time interest in fox huntlnghas steadily grown tar Washington society circles During - thi fall and winter months hunts have been regularly conducted many men andjwomen prominent in resident diplomatic and official circles following the hounds across country - Mr Moore has led most of the hunts For the last few years he has maintained maintained a farm near Kensington Md about miles from the Chevy Chase - clubhouse He has kept his string of blooded hunters hunters and - Jumpers and his famous blooded hounds on his farm His horses and packs have been under the care - of his huntsman Robert Curran one of the best known horse experts in the country Disposes of Animals Mr Moore haabuf twenty couples of hounds left He imported his English dogs several yearaa - goY and they have become known as among the best in the country He had 85 couples of English hounds 10 couples Of English pups and 15 couples of blooded American hounds The ones already sold have been pur chased by dog fanciers in Baltimore Can ada and other cities Mr Moore has made no effort to keep the dogs inpacks but htselling them in small numbers Mr - Moore formerly owned 35 of the best bfooded and most famous horses In tne unitea states nui witmn tne last rew weeks he has sold all but - 13 j Before his departure for Emope he wtil dispose ot these H6 has spent nearly twenty Tears in gathering the string of horses which hevianowrselUngHe will keep none oil this animals i j iHis Famous Horses Lord Craven the most famous or Mr Moores Jumpers la known from the At - lahtfc to the Paclfioi coast LHehas - won several championship blue ribbons at the Madlsop Square horse show the - PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia and the Baltimore shdwsIn the shows of the Riding Club of WashingtonWashington WashingtonWashington - and of the Washington Horse 6how Association Lord Craven has beena regular regular winner 4 Another of the more - famous horses - in the string whiclTMr Moore Is now - sellingselling sellingselling Is phinoor winner of bluef ribbons lnshowsjn - all - sections of rthe country Atthe opening BhoVof theRlding Club of Washington this year Kohinoor Jump - eofTfeet winning the bluerribbonfn the class for gentlemens jumpers At the Chicago show7 four yearaago he won thejblueribboa ina contest tn howthe champion heavyweights Jumper of the - - - UnltedStates Hejilso has won many rib - - jiinni otNtiia MjuiijnnmiarB anQroiner shows - a - Va nows - - - - - l r X oajueyra jumper loosen upon as amm Washington and easfly captured the blue Ub - laithttaMvc - ladles Jumpers - - - tii - - Oakley also - har won several champ on - shipsJnthehorse shows of other cities dtty Befalr and ooiaermauuare two vB - uofcu - - - v - jaj LinirAMiiA - AtAMAfrii rjuuen ar bubo juho oneninvahowaf Mhe Riding1 Oubof ehowrirbutlgl - mons other horses in Mr Moores long - string - which have won many prizes He - also Undender Junewell Mistress War rAtnn TLwIfma Red Fox a blue ribbon winner Bar HarborNewport and Baton many mora oi nu cones nftYwrw Quiet - cheap - offices 711 8th at aw Ive promise of - becoming fa - J i - A -

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 02 Apr 1911, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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