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W. R. COE AFTER ENGLISH CRACK. New York. October 14. — W. R. Coe. who races under the name of the Shoshone Stable, evidently is determined to get together a first-class stable. He has had hard luck in purchasing high-class two-year-olds in this country, lxitli Hauberk and White Hackle having gone wrong soon after lie bought 1hem at fancy figures. A cablegram received from England Tue-dav put an end to the hope lie had of purchasing My Ronald, one of the best three-year-olds racing abroad, whose winnings have done much to make bis sire the leading contender in England with Plytnelua for the stallion honors. Mr. Coe had agreed to purchase My Ronald for $.:7.500. and the deal was made subject to a veterinary inspection. The cable received Tuesday stated that the veterinarian had made an adverse rc|iort c.i My Ronald, so the crack thoroughbred will not come to this country.