His Majesty Is Sold For 0,000.: G. W. Langdon Sells J. W. Messervys Crack Three-Year-Old to Newcomer in Racing., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-17


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HIS MAJESTY IS SOLD FOR 20000 G V Lnngdon Sells J W Mosservys Crack Three YearOld to Newcomer in Racing Louisville Ky May 1C George W Langdon transferred today to C T Patterson for a consider ¬ ation of 20000 the good threeyearold His Ma ¬ jesty Mr Patterson was acting for Alexander Smith Cochrane of New York and shipped the colt this afternoon to New York where he will be raced Commenting on the sale Mr Langdon said Of course 20000 is a stiff price for a horse but lie is vyorlh it and 1 made the transfer reluctantly I am firmly of the opinion that he is the best colt in the country over a considerable distance of ground and that he will verify my judgment if lie is started in the Lawrence Realization Saratoga Cup or over a true Derby route of a mile and a half I honestly believe that he could have handled 122 pounds and taken the measure of Gowell and Leo chares today Mr Langdon bought His Majesty last fall from David Gideon for 5000 and won several purses with him The colt was intended as a starter in the Kentucky Derby but went amiss shortly after his arrival here from Gravesend He has fully recovered and little fears are anticipated that ho will suffer any after effects as a result of his illness illnessLexington Lexington Ky May 10 Clias T Patterson act ¬ ing for Alexander Smith Cochrane a wealthy New Yorker today purchased from George W Langdou for 20000 the good threeyearold His Majesty by Ogdeu Her Majesty by His Highness The colt will be shipiKd here from Louisville tomorrow and will be taken to Belmont Park along witli Pat ¬ tersons other racers next week

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