Frist Day of Haggins Newmarket Sale, Daily Racing Form, 1908-10-10


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FIRST DAY OF HAGGINS NEWMARKET SALE. Sydney Paget Among the Buyers Favorable Comment , oa Appearance of the Yearlings. By cable came information of the best prices realized, in the sale of Haggin8 yearlings on the first ; lay of tho sale at Newmarket. September 29. De-t alls bv mail show that Sydney Pagot was anions the i purchasers. Commenting on the sale Sporting Life andl"With the numerous sales of yearlings during the : ; i : past month, buyers of young bloodstock have practically filled up their requirements, and but for this fact there would doubtless have been many more buvers present at the Park Paddocks. Newmarket. A finer lot of yearlings have seldom been seen than the first twenty-five of a draft of sixty-two sent up by Mr. J. B. Haggin from Elmendorf. Kentucky, and many bargains were picked up; for. although several sold fairly well, the majority must have gone for far below their value." Prices and purchasers: Colt, by Africander-Accurate: Mr. S. Paget.? 1.000 Colt, by Sombrero Anna Woodford: Mr. But- tors 22-,. Colt, by Dleudonne Beetle: Mr. Waller 2t. Colt, by Maxio Cockernony: Mr. Percival l.D0: Colt, by Watercress Colonial: Mr. E. Dresden 2.100 Colt, by Watercolor Cupola: Mr. Barclay 200 Colt, by Sombrero Diminutive: Mr. E. Dresden 400 Colt, by George Kessler Emigre: Mr. Braime. l- Colt, by Star Ruby Evanthe: Mr. Peebles.. " Colt, by Goldfinch Flora Basset; Mr. S. Paget 120 Colt, by Africander Florence Breckeuridge: , Mr. F. W. L.ainbton 3.050 Colt,. by Walerboy French: Mr. Davies 275 Colt, by Greenan Frolicsome: Mr. Leach.... 1.2o0 Colt, by Royal Flush III. Garlairc: Mn E. Dresden 0Q Colt, by McChesney Gold Order; Mr. Barclay 200 Colt, by Kilmarnock Grand March: Mr. J. i Dalv SdO Colt, by Watercolor Halmalil; Mr. S. Da- vies Io0 Colt, by Goldfinch Highness: Mr. E. Dresden. 1.000 Colt, by Sombrero Josie Rood; Mr. M. John- son 2i.j Colt, by Dieudonne Jovila: Mr. W. McCreery 3 Colt, by Salvator Lela Dell; Mr. Whitaker.. 300 Colt, by Kilmarnock Una Halliday; Chev. , Giuistrellt 27.j I Colt, by Greenan Lorius: Mr. Baker t5 Colt, by Horatio or Gold Spiuner Lulettc: non. G. Lambton lta Colt, by Greenan Majolica: Mr. S. Pickering 1.550 Of the character and make of the youngsters sold the same newspaper said: "They are all splendidly developed, well muscled, and with good clean legs and feet. Some ot taem are coughing, and one in particular this morning coughed persistently while in the ring. As it happened, however, he was the one that made the top price a colt by Africander out of a mare by Goldfinch, son of Ormonde. Put in at S250 there was a triangular duel between Mr. F. W. Lambton. Mr. Ernest Dresden and Sam Pickerinjr. The first named outstayed the others, and was declared the buyer at. ,050. This is a very racing-like, shapely bay colt, which is pretty sure to pay his way in good-class company: Indeed, we aro certain to see a number of these yearling figuring In Important handicaps In tiwo or three years time. Africander, the sire of tho colt just alluded to. and of others sold today and to be sold tomorrow, Is a sou of Star Ruby, by nampton out of Ornament. He was a good performer on the turf, winning over 00,000 in three seasons. The first lot sold this morning was another of his sons, a colt out of the Hanover mare. Accurate. He made a good show, and Mr. Svdnev Paget did not overshoot the mark when he bid ,000 "A very good-looking chestnut colt by Maxio. out of a Friars Balsam mare, was secured by Mr. Saunders Davies for .SI, 500. after a tussle with Mr. Ernest Dresden, who occupied his usual place on the right of the rostrum. This colt is remarkably well bred, nis sire is a grandson of Musket, and his granddam is Ironv. tho dam of Vampire. He looks like making up into a line horse. If disappointed iu this Instance. Mr. Dresden solaced himself by buying tho next lot, a beautiful dark bay colt by Watercress out of Coloni-il. a mare by Trenton. This is a most stylish individual, and events will probably prove that Mr. Dresden was lucky to get him for ,100. Felix Leach obtained a fine big colt 13 Greenan for ,125. Mr. Dresden bought a promising chestnut colt by Royal Flush for 00. and a handsome colt by Goldfinch for ,000. Baker should be able to turn to good account the colt by Greenan. for which he gave 75, and finally Sam Pickering, with an offer of ,550 outbid F. AV. D- and others for the splendidly bred colt by Greenan out of Majolica, by Watercress."

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