Steamship Minnehaha Finally Arrives.: Has Largest Consignment of Horses Ever Sent to This Country-Eugene Leigh Back from France., Daily Racing Form, 1917-01-16


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STEAMSHIP MINNEHAHA FINALLY ARRIVES. Has Largest Consignment of Horses Ever Sent to this Country — Eugene Leigh Back from France. New York. January lo. — The ste-amship Minnehaha arrived in port to-day with one of the largest shipments of thoroughbreds that ever came to this country. On board are nearly one hundred well-bred horses, including twei-year-olds. yearlings, foals and brood -■area, tea property sf a UUashec of owners, among them being W. S. Ki! r. K. T. Wilson, Jr.. J. V. Widener. John A. Drake. J. O. Keene and Phil Chinn. Many of the thoroughbreds in this shipment were obtaini-d by their American owners at the recent Xewmarkit sales The horses had been on the ship since December 19. Two two-year-olds died on the wuy, one be-le nging to Phil Chinn and the other to Jack Keene. The latter also has one- that is siek anil not expected to recover among those which survived the trip. Kugeiie- Leigh arrived here on Saturday last from France. He intends to remain iu this country and open a public training stable. Mr. Leigh was one of tlie first Ainericaa traiuers to invade France.

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