the late Mr. Pierre Lorillard as a turfman. His career
was one of the most important in the history of Ameri-
can racing and one for which all devotees of racing
have reason to be thankful, as it was the success of
his stable in England with Parole and Iroquois that
aroused the first real interest of Americans in racing,
an interest that penetrated the country from coast to
In dealing with Mr. Lorillard's career, I have been
compelled to maintain a chronological order which is
unfortunate in that it prevented my having a more con-
fidential chat with my readers. I should have preferred
taking the subjects offhand in a gossipy style, as an
enumeration of races won and lost is apt to prove
tedious. The conversations recorded are from memo-
randa made at the time, of which I have more than
enough to fill many volumes.
W. S. VOSBURGH.
January 20, 1915.