High Priced Losers And Cheap Winners., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-02


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HIGH PRICED LOSERS AND CHEAP WINNERS WINNERSNew New York August 1 At a sale of James B Hag Kins yearlings three years ago Newton Bennington bought two hich priced ones paying for one 10000 and for the other 8100 The lirst named afterward became known as Paumouolc and at a sale held by Ieiinlngton the following season the colt was bought In at 15000 and later passed into the hands of Harry Payne Whitney He was worthless as a racer racerThe The other highpriced colt bought by Bennington was Easton ii full brother to that fast weight carrying sprinter Reliable ami he was one of a Held of nonwmners which ran Tuesday nt Brighton Iteach and won thanks to a breakneck ride on the part of the jockey who rode Trouveiir It was as l xir a lot as have raced it any track this year yearAs As a contrast to the checkered rareirs of Pau inoiiDl ami Kastou the rase of Traveller also a winner Tuesday may be mentioned A year ago wbeu Henry T Oxuartl was selling UU Virginia bred yearlings for the first time horsemen bid more to encourage Mr Oxnard than through the desire to buy Four of the yearlings then purchased hayo proved to be winners They are Preceptor Royal Captive Mamllns and Traveller The last named cost Wood ford Clay 200 Mr Clay who is a son of I K Clay upon whose farm the great Hindoo spent most of his life sold Wednesday to George M Odoni the threeyearold Nimbus and the two yearold Traveller at a price said to be GOOO It was just after Traveller had won in sensational style the Jifth race backed by many of the shrewd ¬ est players at the track Mr trackMr Clay sold a few days ago his Eeldlng Ken ¬ tucky Heau to K Tompklns and about two weeks ago he let Enlleld o In a selling race Two years agi Mr Clay sold Running Water and another threeyearold illly to the owners of the Newcastle Stable for l 5 h hA A man doesnt know what price to ask fora good horse in these troublous tlufes said Mr Clar after tbe sale

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