English Importations Reach Lexington.: Eighty-Five Thoroughbreds of the Minnehaha Consignment Now in Blue Grass State., Daily Racing Form, 1917-01-19


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ENGLISH IMPORTATIONS REACH LEXINGTON. Eighty-five Thoroughbreds of the Minnehaha Consignment Now in Blue Grass State. Lexingtcn. K;. January IS. — After having been i ne month on shipboard and train, eighty-five English thoroughbred horses, imported by Meases J. I. Keene. Phil T. CI. inn. U. T. Wilson. Jr.. and .It f-terson Livingston, arrived here at noon today. Advices from New York nvwspap i men, who had seen them between decks on the Minnehaha, were to the effect that the hors s looked to be in poor condition, but while they were low in flesh they i aine off the train fe.ling good and began cavorting in Ihe snow. Those who saw them said that with the exception of ahead five, the horses were in remarkably good shape, considering their long period on board ship. Observers were sanguine that by sprisaj tiny will be greatly improved over .heir present appearance. Keenes consignment was the largest, there being forty four. Chtaa had twenty-one. Seven shapely and well bred mares went to Kirk Leving-i .a-, far: i for Mr. Wilson. Merest* Livingstons purchase of thirteen went to Walter S. Paynes Mapleton farm. The Keene horses went to Keenlcnd Farm, and the Chinn riiiishjBiar at to j. s. Bar bees Slea Helen stud. II is the largest importation of horses that has been made to tin lilue Grass section in many years.

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