Ellisons Stable Leaves for Memphis, Daily Racing Form, 1906-10-25


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ELLISONS STABLE LEAVES FOR MEMPHIS. New York, October 24. The stable of C. R. Ellison, in charge of trainer Brazier, left today for Memphis. The horses will be" rested up at Montgomery Park until November 22. when they will be shipped to New Orleans to race at the Fair Grounds and City Park. Ellison has leased a house on Esplanade Avenue" in New Orleans for ioiir mnthVfrom NSvemberi5; toMarcK 15; Ellison has all told fourteen horses, ftve of them- yearlings, bought for a total of 3,100. Among the yearlings is the brother in blood to Salvidere, for which he paid ,000. A few days before his departure for the -west, Ellison visited the ottices of the Jockey Club and secured an option on the name Governor Hughes for his colt. "I have always had good luck with the horses I have named after politicians," he told the Registrar, "and I want this son of Sir. Dixon and Sallle of Navarre to turn out a winner. Thats why I want to reserve the name Governor Hughes." "But suppose Mr. Hughes is, not elected Governor?" asked the Registrar. "Oh, I am not supposing that he will not. I am betting that he will," replied Ellison; "but if he isnt then there will be no Governor Hughes and well have to dig up another name for this good youngster." -

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