Ellisons Plans for Future, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-31


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ELLISONS PLANS FOR FUTURE. C. It. Ellison has returned to his former belief that there is more money to be made in paying moderate prices for yearlings which will develop in a year or two of racing into very desirable horses than there is in paying top prices for youngsters and have them turn out disappointingly. Ellison lias not won a race with a two-year-old which he purchased at the annual sales for two seasons past. Yankee Girl, the biggest winner in his stable this year, was bought as a yearling, but did not win a race out of seventeen starts as a two-year-old. Her half-brother, Sir Navarre, has not been sent to the post this year, and is being saved for his three-year-old engagements. His owner was actuated. It is said, in doing this, by Yankee Girls two-year-old performances, and he is hoping tlir.t the colt will do as well next year as the filly did at New Orleans last spring and in the east during the summer. Ellison bought Yankee Consul for ,200 as a yearling, and sold him to Paul J. Itaiuey after winning a race with the Sempronius colt for ?20,-000, and hopes to do nearly as well with some of the four yearlings now being trained at Montgomery Park by trainer Brazier. Sisters to Salvidere and Yankee Consul arc the two fillies for which he bespeaks a great future next year.

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