John E. Maddens Sale of Yearlings: Progeny of Popular Sires Which Will be Sold to the Highest Bidder at Saratoga, Daily Racing Form, 1917-07-27


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JOHN E. MADDENS SALE OF YEARLINGS. Progeny of Popular Sires which WiU Be Sold to the Highest Bidder at Saratoga. The stallions to be represented in the consignment of twenty-three yearlings John E. Madden will sell to the highest bidders at Saratoga on the fourth of August, through the Powers-Hunter Company of Now York, are ten In number Plaudit, Ballot, Hessian, Trap Rock, Fair Play, King William, Ormondale, Handsel, Sir John Johnson and Sea King. Sixteen of the yearlings are colts and seven are fillies and they have already arrived at tlio Springs from Hamburg Place and have been put under the eye of their owner, who has been little at the races since tlio wind up of the Aqueduct meeting. Horsemen at Saratoga and there are scores of them there now who looked these youngsters over, pronounce them ns good-looking a baud us has come from Kentucky in years. Up state New Yorkers are especially Interested in the five youngsters by Sir John Johnson, colts from Frankness, Mariti and Cremorne and fillies from Quack and Danceress, In the batch, for Sir John Johnson is New York bred, a son of Isidore La Tosca II., and one of the best race horses ever Sent out from the Snnford Farm at Amsterdam to spread the fame of New York as a thoroughbred producing state. Moreover, It was at Saratoga that Sir John Johnson won much of his renown as a racer. Sir John Johnson Yearlings Eagerly Sought. The Frankness colt, a bay, is a half-brother of Richard T. Wilsons good three-year-old Straight Forward and of Good Counsel; the Cremorne colt 1 is a half-brother of Boxer and Astrologer and a connection in the female line of the famous fencers Coligny and El Cuchillo; the Danceress filly is a half-sister to Merchant and the Quack filly Is a sister of Dr. Johnson, one of the winning two-year-olds of the current year. Last fall the Sir John Johnson yearlings offered in Kentucky were eagerly sought and the Indications are that these will fetch excellent prices. Dr. Johnson lias done much to draw attention to his fast and widely popular sire. Ballot is represented in the consignment by a colt, dam Majolica she a sister of Nasturtium, and a sister of Starry Banner; Hessian, by a half-brother of the brilliant winners Waterblossom and Waterbass; Ormondale sire of Ormesdale, by a colt, dam Miss Canale, the dam of Republican; a filly, dam Molly Mntlieny n daughter of Santa Catallna; a colt, dam Cherryola, a mare that was winning at nil distances a few seasons back, and a colt, dam Tea Enough, she a daughter of Teas Over and a half-sister of Dick Welles, Ort Wells, Dick Flnnell, Sandwich nnd Tea Caddy; Fair Play, by a half-brother or Milkman, and the aging but still vigorous Handsel by colts, dams Merry Blue and Santa Lucia. The stallion King William, which contributes colts, dams Lady Villlen nnd Silvery Grey, to the sale, is an English horse, a son of William the Third and Glasalt, by Isinglass. King William won 5,000 in the course of a racing career of two years in Great Britain. He defeated Prince Palatine in the Dewhurst Plate and won the Ascot Derby, Zetland Plate and Dnke of York. Stakes,.

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