Argentine Puts Duty On Thoroughbreds., Daily Racing Form, 1910-10-02


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ABGENTINE PUTS DUTY ON THOBOUGHBBEDS THOBOUGHBBEDSLexington Lexington Ky October 1 Owen Laughlin who accompanied the James B Haggln shipment of thoronghbrids to the Argentine Republic in June returned to Lexington this week We made the vovage from New York to Buenos Ay res in thirty days said Laughlin We started with 147 head on a tramp steamer and landed 14C The one we lost was the fourteenyearold Goldfinch mare Heniora dam of Cinnabar and Ruby belonging to John lackey Ilemera became excited at some ¬ thing jumped over the bar of her stall lacerated herself badly and died three days later Altogether it was a good voyage and the majority of the horses landed in splendid shape and I suppose have been sold by this time though some of the youngsters were sent out to a farm that I was told Mr Uaggin had leased They are to be sold in October It is i great country for racing but from what I heard about the passage of a law putting a duty of 500 IKSOS on each thoroughbred coming into the country from the United States I am afraid American ex ¬ porters will not find the market profitable from now on Use peso is equivalent to ninetyseven cents In American monev The Jot that Maj Thomas J Carson took down had not arrived when I left Buenos Ayres John Mackey went to England from Buenos Ayres to superintend the shipment of a big lot of Jersey cattle to Klmendorf Farm Messrs Swan Stinnet anil Haynes who looked after the stallions mares and yearlings respectively in the Haggin shipment are now on the way back to Lexington and will arrive about October K KiMr iMr Haggin Is now at Elmendorf but lie has had nothing to say on the subject of the sale of the horses in South America or whether he intends to send down another lot of marcs during the winter as lias been rumored

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