First Chance To Acquire Yearlings., Daily Racing Form, 1916-05-12


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FIRST CHANCE TO ACQUIRE YEARLINGS. The first of the series of yearling sales of the coming season that the Powers-Hunter company, of New York, will conduct will be held at Durlands riding academy on June 0, when the budding racing talent of Ellerslie Farm and the Beaumont Stud will go under the hammer. Ellerslie, the oldest of Virginian thoroughbred nurseries, is owned by Arthur Hancock. Beaumont, one of the most celebrated breeding establishments in Kentucky, is owned by Miller and Heudley. Forty -four youngsters by the most successful thorough! -ed stallions in service in the Tinted States are catalogued for the dual sale. The sires that will be represented are Celt, Uncle. Ballot, Jack Atkin. Sain, Trap Rock, Marathon, Glorifier and Fair Play. Celt now the most successful of the sons of Commando ut stud service, lias sent several good class race horses to the i ost in the two years he stood at Ellerslie, notably Celandria. Coquette, Andrew M.. Gaelic, Celto and" Carbide. Celandria. prospective favorite for the coming Preakness Handicap at Pimlico, was one of tlie liest two-year-old fillies of 1915 and she bids fair to make one of the best long-distance running fillies of the three-year-old division this year. Ballot, best of tlie sons of Voter, has had five or six winners in tlie last two years. Militant, Trust Me ami Capra being his best. Trap Bock, a son of Rock Sand and Topiary, is a brother to August Belmonts stallion Tracery, and a young stock horse of high promise. Jack Atkin. a great sprinter of a few years back, sent Jacoba. a first-rate filly, and two or three good colts to the races last season.

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