Sale of Thoroughbreds in the East, Daily Racing Form, 1914-03-27


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SALE OF THOROUGHBREDS IN THE EAST. New York. March 20. At a sale of thoroughbreds held for the purposi; of dissolving a partnership between Harry S. Page and Leonard Jacob and also to dispose of several owned by Charles P. Fizer. Allan Pinkerton took the best oiierings when lie paid ,000 for Gold Plate and for Chopin, a green four-year-old that promises well. Hercu-Ioid was the best one offered by Mr. Pfizer and ho was bought in for , while Locked Out, from the same string, was lwught in for 00. The bidding was at no time spirited and one good reason was the fact that the horses offered by Mr. Fllzer were in bad sale condition. Tlie horses from the Page-Jacob confederacy were in excellent condition and that had something to do with the prices that they realized. Pall Mall, a nine-year-old son of Magnificent and Mermie, went to Louis Haiglit for 00. Adventuress, a five-year-old daughter of Knight Errant ami Something Doing was bought in for Mr. Jacob, by C. L. Appleton, tor 50. Though Ben Cabell was sold to Charles Schwartz for 1914.sh00 and Graball to him for 00, it was announced that his bids had been made on behalf of ,Mr. Page. Of the horses offered by Mr. Pfizer, Kara, the hero of many a race through the field, went for 00 on the bid of George Morrison, and Rock Abhev was knocked down to E. C. Roberts for 1914.sh00, though it was intimated that both of these horses were also bought in for Mr. Pfizer.

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