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||Notes edited by Alastair Wilson. In updating these notes, the present editor has drawn very largely on the notes of the ORG, which seem to have been written by Reginald Harbord himself, with assistance from Mr. P.W. Inwood. Entries which have been taken word for word, or virtually word for word, from the ORG are shown in black type.|| |
“… That Lilly – thirteen two and bay –Then Arabs were bred, later to be superseded by 'walers' from Australia (so named because they came mostly from New South Wales) which in India could only be beaten by the best country-breds and Arabs when the height was raised to 14.1 in 1902. Of recent years the Argentine pony has come into its own and is as good as can be obtained anywhere. The best ponies, whatever their nationality, are thoroughbred or nearly so. A thoroughbred sire and a dam, if not quite thoroughbred, of the old Irish stock, probably results in the best breeding.
Absorbed one-half her husband’s pay”.