Names of Milletts Two-Year-Olds, Daily Racing Form, 1908-01-21


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NAMES OF MILLETTS TWO-YEAR-OLDS. Lexington. Ky.. January 20.- P. 2.- Millet t lias at his farm in Bourbon County, near Paris, five two-year-olds of his own breeding for which he has claimed names as follows: Billy Klair. br. c. by Orlando — Amaranth. Cotton Gown. br. f, by Carlton Grange — Lauretta Burke. Equity, b. f. by John Bright — Brown Leaf. Nigit Hitler, b. c. by Orlando — Sister Itaciue. Sandro, ch. f. by Carlton Grange— Melody. None of these was tried as a yearling. They have only been broken and given walking exercise. They will lie trained by Frank Grosche. The colt. Billy Ixlair. is a half brother to Haw-kaina. Lula Mack anil Fatle-r Jim and was named lor the popular young proprietor of the Leland Hotel in this city, who is also the representative of the city of Lexington in the Kentucky legMa litre new in session at Frankfort. If , this colt performs as well as has the young man for whom he is named, he will have an unbeaten record, for Klair has never lost a race in iiolities and has been in the legislature for ten years. Cotton Gown is a hall-sister to that good horse. Cottoulown. which is to be mated with Miss Doyle and three or four other mares next spring and then is to go in training for his handicap engagements in the east. Mr. Millelts sympathies are with the tobac.o growers in their fight against the tobacco trust, hence the names Night Rider and Equity. Sandio. being out of Melody, by Kossington. is a half-sister to Topo Chieo. The name of this filly, however, is masculine. It is the first two syllables of Sandrocottus. the name of a king in Hindustan, during whose reign Buddhism was introduced into his oautry. Mr. Millett. as- is well known. ?s if railroad contractor and just now lie is devoting his time to the construction of a branch of the Louisville and Nashville ltotweeii Jclico. Tenn.. and Williamsburg. Ky. The breeding and racing of horses is his recreation and he has one of the best appointed farms in Bourlton County.

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