Doubtful Concerning Buyers, Daily Racing Form, 1907-11-23


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DOUBTFUL CONCERNING BUYERS. Lexington, Ky., Xovember 22. The interest of horsemen hereabouts just now is centered in the eighth annual Kentucky sale of thoroughbred stallions, mares and weanlings and horses, in training, which is to open Monday next under the auspices of the Fasig-Tipton Company. A few less than 900 horses have been catalogued. These come from about seventy-five breeders and owners. Under normal conditions in the world of finance the man who would predict low prices for such horses as are those to bS offered, would be laughed out of the community, but with money as tight as it Is at present, it is a toss-up whether or not the sale will give satisfaction to the consignors. The question most frequently asked among local horsemen is: "Where are the buyers eoming from?" Xo one has ventured to designate localities, but the more hopeful say with Colonel Milton Young, who is keen of observation and rich in experience: "I have never known it to fail that when people get it into their heads that other people have no money and that a bargain is to be had in the way of a horse, the sale will pan out better than everybody and anybody expected. I think this sale is going to be a success."

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