J. W. Corrigan to Quit Turf: Wickliffe Stud of Thoroughbreds to be Disposed Of, Daily Racing Form, 1917-12-16


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J. W. CORRIGAN TO QUIT TURF Wickliffe Stud of Thoroughbreds to Be Disposed Of. Lease on Kingston Farm to Be Sold Death of Lewisohn Hastens This Decision. Lexington, Ky., December 15. The Wickliffe stud of thoroughbred stallions, broodmares and weanlings, and the Wickliffe stable of horses in training, all the property of James W. Corrigan of Cleveland, who last summer bought out the Interest of his partner, Price McKinney, are to be sold at public auction, under the auspices of the Kentucky Sales Company, at Kingston Farm, January 15. The lease on Kingston Farm of S00 acres, which has yet three years before its termination, will.be sold. It is to be a complete dispersal sale. The number of horses of all ages owned by Corrigan is between 140 and 150. The stallions are Colin, Ultimus, Disguise, Delhi, Hippodrome and Last Coin. Many celebrated broodmares of the James R. Keene stock are included in the list of matrons, also a number of English mares, including Marion Hood, whose weanling filly by Prince Palatine is an attractive individual. J. W. Frnzer, of Cleveland, arrived here today, and is at Kingston Farm working out the details of the sale with Miss Elizabeth Daingerfield, who has been manager of the establishment since Price McKinney bought the nucleus of the stud at the dispersal of the Castleton Stud, which her father had managed so successfully for James R. Keene. SHIP YEARLINGS FROM LOUISVILLE. Trainer John Whalen will come from Louisville with the thirty-seven horses in training, which were to have been shipped to Hot Springs. It Is said that Corrigans decision to sell out was hasteri-ed by the death of his friend, Oscar Lewisohn, upon whom he depended largely for advice in the horse eiid of his many and large affairs. The weight of war orders, und the demand upon Ills time at the big iron industries of his company, leaves him no time in which to indulge his fondness for horses, hence the sale. W. J. Young has turned over to John S. Ward the following seven yearlings, which he was training for various owners: Monastir, b. c, by Broomstick Starry Night; Delta II., b. or br. c, by Flint Rock Dame Beauty; chestnut colt, by The Manager Royal Dainty; chestnut colt, by Plaudit Ellerdie; bay colt, by Stalwart Rose Marie; brown filly, by Plaudit Topsy Over; bay filly, by The Manager Irvana. Ward, it is announced, will also train Kenneth D. Alexanders Escoba, which will be taken up January 1, for the Kentucky Derby and other important 1918 races. Jules Garsons Half Rock arrived this week from New York to make the 1918 season In the stud at Harry Morrisseys Kempland Farm.

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